Unit: Darden School of Business
Department: Darden Graduate School of Business
Office location and address
90 Darden BlvdCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
Working insight into the economic, strategic, and socio-political factors underpinning social impact. Students will learn to assess organizational capacity and the structures, processes and human capital necessary to effectively manage an enterprise. A deeper understanding of non profits and the environmental and social problems they address.Learn to adapt and fine tune their professional skills in a different sector.
The purpose of this course is to deepen students' understanding of the role of ethics in management. The course builds on the conversations begun in the First Year Business Ethics course and addresses several key themes of interest for contemporary managers.
This course is focused on the sociopolitical factors that enable success, and the practical insights that early career professionals need to navigate workplace politics. This is especially important when your identity can likely marginalize you. Frederick Herzberg asserts that the most powerful motivator isn't money; it's the opportunity to learn, grow in responsibilities, contribute and be recognized.
A Darden Independent Study elective includes either case development or a research project to be conducted by an individual student under the direction of a faculty member. Students should secure the agreement of a resident faculty member to supervise their independent study and assign the final grade that is to be based to a significant degree on written evidence of the individual student's accomplishment.