Bus 233f The Family Enterprise
Taught by Gerard Donnellan
Explores the managerial, strategic, financial and behavioral complexities in small and mid-size family owned companies around the globe. Examines the evolutionary stages in the life of a family business and the challenges and opportunities that must be managed at each stage.
Bus 269f Building Sustainable Businesses
Taught by Mitch Tyson
Examines the influence of corporate sustainability on internal operations, supply chain management, employee engagement, product development, market communications, strategic planning, corporate compliance, and investor relations. Considers ways in which corporate sustainability is both a set of business practices and a set of corporate values and culture.
Bus 260a Competition and Strategy
Taught by Benjamin Gomes-Casseres
Introduces frameworks for analyzing industries and firm competitive advantage and reviews key concepts in business strategy. Uses case method to practice strategic and team projects to practice business research.
Bus. 231a Entrepreneurial Finances and Business Plans
Taught by Charles Reed
Addresses the fundamentals of starting and growing a business, including entrepreneurial finance and financial management. Covers theory and practice and includes presentations by speakers involved in entrepreneurship, underwriting, and venture capital. The major assignment is a team project to construct a business plan for a startup company using actual data.
Bus. 261a Managing Technology and Innovation
Taught by Preeta Banerjee
Focuses on skills and strategies needed to develop businesses based on new technologies. Through discussion of cases and concepts, the course explores innovation and technology management, strategy, marketing, financing, and performance of new ventures in entrepreneurial or existing firms.