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Balashankar Mulloth

Assistant Professor
Unit: Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Department: Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy
Office location and address
Garrett Hall L020A
235 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D., Technology Management, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, 2011
M.S., Technology Management, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, 2007
M.S., Telecommunication Networks, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, 2004
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Bombay, 2002
Biography

Dr. Mulloth’s research areas include innovation and strategic processes within new ventures, sustainable business models, and social entrepreneurship. He is also a Visiting Faculty Fellow at National Defense University at Fort McNair, in Washington DC. Prior to moving to Charlottesville and joining the Batten School, he was an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary and the Program Director of CEU’s experiential New York City MBA program. Prior to joining Central European University, he was the Senior Manager of New York University’s Office of Innovation Development, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship. He holds a PhD in Technology Management from NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

Dr. Mulloth has published articles in several entrepreneurship and management journals, including the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise DevelopmentJournal of Business Ethics EducationImpact Business Review, the International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development and the Journal of High Technology Management Research and has contributed chapters in books such as the Entrepreneurial University: Case Studies and Policy (Routledge), Multiple Helix Ecosystems for Sustainable Competitiveness (Springer), and Free Market in Its Twenties: Modern Business Decision Making in Central and Eastern Europe. He has conducted workshops and lecture series on social entrepreneurship in several of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe.

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March 01, 2016 – December 31, 2019
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November 22, 2016 – August 31, 2018
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April 13, 2016 – January 06, 2017
LPPS 3050: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Social entrepreneurship is an approach to creating system-level change through the application of entrepreneurial thinking to social ventures, non-profit organizations, government institutions, and NGOs to create economic, environmental, and social value for multiple stakeholders. In this course you will be introduced to a range of entrepreneurial approaches aimed at solving social problems - from the non-profit to the for-profit.
PPOL 3050: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Social entrepreneurship is an approach to creating system-level change through the application of entrepreneurial thinking to social ventures, non-profit organizations, government institutions, and NGOs to create economic, environmental, and social value for multiple stakeholders. In this course you will be introduced to a range of entrepreneurial approaches aimed at solving social problems - from the non-profit to the for-profit.
LPPS 3290: Social Innovation in Emerging Markets: India and South East Asia
Credits: 3
This is an introductory course, aimed at exposing students to modern Indian and South Asian society, culture, business and policy through a variety of materials. The course may be particularly important due to the rising stature and importance of India and more generally, South Asia, in the global economy.
PPOL 3290: Social Innovation in Emerging Markets: India and South East Asia
Credits: 3
This is an introductory course, aimed at exposing students to modern Indian and South Asian society, culture, business and policy through a variety of materials. The course may be particularly important due to the rising stature and importance of India and more generally, South Asia, in the global economy.
LPPS 3410: Innovation and Social Impact
Credits: 3
This course introduces students to the strategies and processes required in the contemporary economy to leverage innovation in order to maintain overall competitiveness and make a difference. Students will examine several firms, and individuals who have catalyzed positive social change through different organizational platforms in the market, in government, within the nonprofit sector, and increasingly in the space between these three sectors.
LPPP 4991: Capstone Seminar
Credits: 3
Students will produce a report providing an analysis of the problem, the policy options available, and their action recommendations. Students will improve their ability to work in teams and hone their written and oral presentation skills.
PPOL 4991: Capstone Seminar
Credits: 3
Students will produce a report providing an analysis of the problem, the policy options available, and their action recommendations. Students will improve their ability to work in teams and hone their written and oral presentation skills.
LPPP 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent study in the field of public policy and leadership.
PPOL 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent study in the field of public policy and leadership.
PPOL 7993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Student will perform independent projects under close faculty supervision.