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SOCY 5552 Social Entrepreneurship (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will explore how nonprofit leaders design, grow, and lead mission-driven enterprises. Through a combination of reading, lecture, guest speakers, case discussion, and student presentations, students will achieve the following: explore the historical, theoretical, and legal perspectives on nonprofit organizations, as well as current trends and issues of consequence to nonprofits; develop management techniques, resource allocation strategies, and leadership skills for enhancing the effectiveness of nonprofits; understand board governance, public oversight, and the varied roles of stakeholders in nonprofits; explore ethical issues and decisions in nonprofit management; and develop a business plan for a social enterprise.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Amy Sousa

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 02-Jun-15