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University of Pennsylvania

Business Strategies for A Better World

University of Pennsylvania via Coursera Specialization

Overview

You’re not just interested in making money. You’re interested in making a difference in the world too. Set your career and your business on the road to success by learning evidence-based strategies to achieve sustainable social impact: profits with purpose. This specialization was designed to give you the tools and strategies you need to create measurable social impact around the world – whether your impact goal is to create jobs, to reduce malnutrition, or to increase access to environmentally-friendly and affordable housing, or to make a positive difference in some other way. In these four courses taught by acclaimed Wharton professors, you’ll learn how to apply effective business strategies to real-world problems through a deep understanding of the global practices and trends shaping the world today. By the end of this Specialization, you’ll be able to: ● Lead, invest and make business decisions for social impact ● Analyze information about global trends to make more informed strategic business decisions ● Understand the role of corruption in societies so you can make better business decisions ● Develop, launch, test, and scale entrepreneurship projects which have high-potential of significant positive social impact

Syllabus

Course 1: Global Trends for Business and Society
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. In this course, you’ll learn to analyze rapidly changing global trends, their effects on consumer and ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Corruption
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. You can't understand the world today if you don't understand corruption. Every day, we see high-level ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Social Entrepreneurship
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. How do we create innovative and effective solutions to social problems around the world ? This ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Business Strategies for Social Impact
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. When is it good business practice to invest for social good? What are the most innovative and ... Enroll for free.

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Taught by

Christopher Geczy, Ian "Mac" MacMillan, James D. Thompson, Katherine Klein, Mauro Guillén and Philip Nichols

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