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About the Course

In this course, developed at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and taught by top-ranked faculty, we will be discussing the emergence of a new story about business. This new story locates business within a societal framework. Almost every business creates or destroys value for customers, suppliers, employees, communities and society, in addition to shareholders and other financiers. A number of new models of business can be built on this idea such as corporate responsibility, philanthropy, shared value and sustainability. Profits and stakeholder value go together, and this course explains how. The final session explores the idea of how to become a stakeholder entrepreneur and create a business that makes money and makes the world a better place....

Top reviews

May 4, 2020

Nice Course..The way of delivering and passion of the professor for inspiring students is excellence..\n\nit helps me to think in a better way about business & Got lot of Insights ...Thank u Professor

May 7, 2020

It was nice to know different ways through which a potential entrepreneur can contribute to the society. I really liked the way Prof. Edward Freeman explained by giving numerous examples. Thank you!

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By Bryan A

Aug 3, 2020

The course was very interesting and I very much enjoyed the case studies.

By Saffanah G

Jul 20, 2020

the course will open your mind to understand what business now have to be

By eliezer u

Jul 20, 2020

Professor Edward Freeman has Magic teaching... He is the Best. Thank You.

By Nishanth S

Jun 3, 2020

Great Learning Experience. Looking forward for similar courses in future.

By Prasert C

May 24, 2020

I got new idea what businesses should think about. That's great material.

By Vinod K Y

May 17, 2020

A learning experience after a long time. Special thanks to Prof. Freeman.

By Christoforatos A

Oct 16, 2016

Excellent educational level, honestly suggested for wide-range knowledge.


Aug 21, 2020

Very Amazing and important course loved the enthusiasm of the Instructor

By rahul c

Jul 15, 2020

It’s nice to learn in coursera.learnt many good things.spent a Gud time.

By Reziko G

May 5, 2020

It is a very good online course for who which is interested in business!

By Chirag P

May 4, 2020

It helped me change my mentality and made me realise aspects of business

By Frances

Jun 8, 2020

I learned a lot from this course and finished it completely for 3 days.

By Muzammil S

Jul 4, 2020

Personally for me as a business student this course has help me allot.

By Md A I

Apr 15, 2020

The course helps to have a new perspective to capitalism and business.

By Bernardo S P C d C

Apr 6, 2020

Usefull and great to start seeing and thinking outside of our own box.

By Fernando A P

Jun 10, 2021

A very interesting view of an increasing trend on the business world.

By Ainebyoona R

Mar 4, 2021

teach more about business strategy, start up and thinking credential.

By Ankur S

Aug 12, 2020

thank you for improving my skills by your valuable videos and courses

By Giannina Z

Jul 30, 2020

Thank you Prof. Freeman. You have given me hope that not all is lost.

By Aliya

Jul 9, 2020

it is a very interesting course! Thanks so much for your information!

By Adhitya P N

May 6, 2020

This course make me understand that business is not all about profit.

By Md. R H

Apr 28, 2020

Really an interesting course, Thanks to Coursera for the opportunity.

By Matthew B

Oct 24, 2017

A must for anyone looking at starting or working in business. Thanks!


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By Shabab A

Jun 23, 2020

I've had a new outlook towards business after finishing this course.