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What you will learn

  • New models of how to run an effective business that makes the world a better place

  • Corporate responsibility, philanthropy, and building sustainable value

  • Creating value for stakeholders through conscious capitalism and stakeholder theory

  • How to develop a business idea that makes money and makes the world a better place

Skills you will gain

Business ModelManagementStakeholder TheoryEnvironmental EconomicsEntrepreneurship

Learner Career Outcomes

60%

started a new career after completing these courses

48%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 5 hours to complete
English

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University of Virginia

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Business in Society: The Problem

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 40 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
The Dominant Story of Business 6m
Four Flaws in the Dominant Story6m
The Fourth Flaw10m
The Global Financial Crisis5m
New Story is Emerging7m
1 reading
About the Professor10m
1 practice exercise
Business in Society: The Problem30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Corporate Philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 47 min)
7 videos
Corporate Philanthropy Current Issues 5m
Corporate Social Responsibility 7m
Corporate Philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility: Next Steps 7m
The Environmental Crisis Argument 7m
The Shades of Green Argument8m
The Challenges of Environmentalism 5m
1 practice exercise
Corporate Responsibility, Philanthropy and Building Sustainable Value: The Role of Capitalism in Society30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Creating Value for Stakeholders

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 76 min)
7 videos
It's Purpose, Not Profits 6m
The Interconnection and No Trade-off Principles 6m
The Friction Principle 6m
Examples of Creating Value for Stakeholders 17m
Conscious Capitalism 10m
Employee Engagement 17m
1 practice exercise
Creating Value for Stakeholders15m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Becoming a Stakeholder Entrepreneur

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 28 min)
6 videos
Husk Power 2m
Maggie's Ethical Auto Repair 5m
Red Goat Records and Passion 4m
Can One Person Make a Difference? 5m
Summary and Next Steps 3m
1 practice exercise
Becoming a Stakeholder Entrepreneur30m

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