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Base-of-the-Pyramid Module: Business Strategies
by Ted London
The Base-of-the-Pyramid (BoP) refers to the billions of people who live on less than $3,000 per year in the informal economy of the developing world. This poverty creates an urgent societal need and presents a vast potential opportunity for business growth. Intelligent, informed management can address both aspects successfully. This module delivers effective teaching of management strategies for creating sustainable and scalable business ventures that also alleviate poverty.
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 03/2012  Length: 124pages Product ID#: 1-429-223 
Strategies for Sustainable Development—Module 1: Sustainability and the Regulatory Environment
by Andrew Hoffman
This is the first of seven modules in the Strategies for Sustainable Development Course. Module 1 assesses the ways in which government policy on environmental and sustainability issues alters markets and business strategy. The cases are designed to help the student analyze the complexities of policy decisions and explore environmental regulatory impacts on business, both as constr...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 06/2012  Length: 78pages Product ID#: 1-430-453 
Strategies for Sustainable Development—Module 2: New Sustainable Consumer Segments
by Andrew Hoffman
This is the second of seven modules in the Strategies for Sustainable Development Course. Module 2 prepares students for strategic analysis in the area of sustainable product development and increasing consumer demand. Students are asked to articulate a set of comprehensive competitive strategies associated with sustainable product development. Students also evaluate the challenges...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 06/2012  Length: 44pages Product ID#: 1-430-454 
Strategies for Sustainable Development—Module 3: External Pressures and Social Change Agency
by Andrew Hoffman
This is the third of seven modules in the Strategies for Sustainable Development Course. Module 3 examines the effects of globalization, information technology, and activist pressure on the sustainability agenda. Students will analyze ways in which companies (especially well known brands) may become vulnerable to protester attacks. The module also helps the student to consider ways...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 06/2012  Length: 78pages Product ID#: 1-430-455 
Strategies for Sustainable Development—Module 4: New Markets in Developing Countries and Base-of-the-Pyramid
by Andrew Hoffman
This is the fourth of seven modules in the Strategies for Sustainable Development Course. In module 4, students identify the benefits and risks associated with bringing sustainability strategies to the Base-of-the-Pyramid (BoP), the billions of people who live on less than $3,000 per year in the informal economy of the developing world, and explore the challenges and constraints fa...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 06/2012  Length: 108pages Product ID#: 1-430-456 
Strategies for Sustainable Development—Module 5: Hybrid Organizations and New Business Models
by Andrew Hoffman
This is the fifth of seven modules in the Strategies for Sustainable Development Course. Module 5 explores sustainability as a market strategy for new entrants and companies that seek to develop “hybrid” business models that merge for-profit and non-profit strategies. This new organizational type is alternatively called the Fourth Sector, social enterprises, for-benefit, or B corpo...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 06/2012  Length: 52pages Product ID#: 1-430-457 
Strategies for Sustainable Development—Module 6: Mainstream Companies and New Business Models
by Andrew Hoffman
This is the sixth of seven modules in the Strategies for Sustainable Development Course. In Module 6, we highlight the ways in which traditional for-profit companies can also develop new kinds of business strategies to capture a piece of the growing sustainability market. Students explore the impact that sustainability has on seemingly established sectors such as automobiles, home...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 06/2012  Length: 80pages Product ID#: 1-430-458 
Strategies for Sustainable Development—Module 7: Venture Capital and Energy Efficiency
by Andrew Hoffman
This is the seventh module of the Strategies for Sustainable Development Course. In this last of seven modules, students explore sustainability from the view of the all-important venture capital field. Investors are focused on “green” technology in the hopes of finding the next breakthrough that will alter markets, particularly in the energy field. Students will analyze the market...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 06/2012  Length: 82pages Product ID#: 1-430-459 
Strategies for Sustainable Development Course
by Andrew Hoffman
The Strategies for Sustainable Development course is comprised of seven teaching modules that prepare the student to address the most critical issues at the intersection of business and sustainability. Together they address several facets of the competitive aspects of the corporate response to sustainability.
Product Type: Course  Publication Date: 06/2012  Length: 524pages Product ID#: 1-430-460 
Social Entrepreneurship Module
by Paul Godfrey
This module uses a series of six cases surrounding three examples of social entrepreneurship in very different organizations: Fundación Paraguaya (FP), Kinder, Lyndenberg, and Domini (KLD), and Community Enterprise Solutions (CE Solutions). The cases consider both the organizations and the entrepreneurs who run them. Students can examine the organizational challenges of making it work, donor demands for accountability and measurement, and the personal views and philosophies of the founding entrepreneur.
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 05/2013  Length: 82pages Product ID#: 1-429-341 
Business Thought & Action Course
by Robert J. Dolan, Scott A. Moore, Robert E. Kennedy
The course Business Thought & Action™ is a robust introduction to business for undergraduate students. It is a holistic start to their business education experience and provides context for business as a whole, rather than each functional area, such as marketing, finance, and operations. Students learn about the broad range of problems and opportunities that businesses face and are exposed to the skills necessary to face them.
Product Type: Course  Publication Date: 03/2012  Length: 432pages Product ID#: 1-429-206 
Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation—Module 1: Evaluating Entrepreneurial Career Options and Startup Opportunities
by James D. Price
This is the first of four modules in the Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation course that was developed at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. This module provides an overview of entrepreneurship, explains how startups work, and provides career guidance for students who are interested in an entrepreneurial career. This module can be used with modules 2 through 4...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 10/2011  Length: 88pages Product ID#: 1-429-195 
Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation—Module 2: Understanding Startup Finances and Capital
by James D. Price
This is the second of four modules in the Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation course that was developed at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. This module focuses on the financial aspect of planning, launching, and growing a new business. This module can be used with modules 1, 3, and 4. Excel spreadsheet 2C is included in this module. "The Entrepreneur’s Dicti...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 10/2011  Length: 36pages Product ID#: 1-429-196 
Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation—Module 3: Developing and Presenting Your Startup Business Plan
by James D. Price
This is the third of four modules in the New Venture Creation course that was developed at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. The goal of this module is to introduce students to the elements of a strong business plan including the executive summary, the venture presentation, and the elevator pitch. This module focuses on the challenges associated with developing,...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 10/2011  Length: 44pages Product ID#: 1-429-197 
Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation—Module 4: Launching and Managing the Startup Enterprise
by James D. Price
This is the fourth and final module in the Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation course that was developed at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. This module provides continues to deliver practical guidance to help students launch their new ventures conceived at the beginning of the course in Module 1. This module can be used with modules 1through 3. Excel spread...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 10/2011  Length: 32pages Product ID#: 1-429-198 
Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation Course
by James D. Price
This course is a practical guide to starting a new business. From the initial business idea to the launch, students are introduced to the realities of entrepreneurship and the misconceptions surrounding it. The course includes useful models, frameworks, practical advice, and guidelines that provide students with a solid foundation to launch their own businesses while understanding...
Product Type: Course  Publication Date: 10/2011  Length: 200pages Product ID#: 1-429-199 
Business Thought & Action—Module 1: How Markets and Firms Work
by Robert J. Dolan, Robert E. Kennedy, Scott A. Moore
This module reviews a wide variety of companies and markets and presents an analytical tool kit for evaluating them. It takes a step back from standard business education, allowing students to ask questions they typically do not have time for in the curriculum.
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 08/2011  Length: 78pages Product ID#: 1-429-187 
Business Thought & Action—Module 2: Creating, Running, and Sustaining Successful Businesses
by Robert J. Dolan, Robert E. Kennedy, Scott A. Moore
Module 2 of the Business Thought & Action™ course is entrepreneurial-themed, analyzing the essentials of starting and running a business. Companies are examined in-depth to illustrate that the same business principles apply to all companies, whether startups or multinational corporations. Students learn to apply analytical thinking to product innovation as a creative force, use process innovation as a competitive advantage, and harness the competitive advantages of information technology (IT).
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 08/2011  Length: 90pages Product ID#: 1-429-188 
Business Thought & Action—Module 3: Sources of Business Stress
by Robert J. Dolan, Scott A. Moore, Robert E. Kennedy
The third module of the Business Thought & Action™ course is especially innovative, focusing entirely on business failure. The module analyzes real-life businesses that have experienced turmoil, such as Kodak and Snapple, and examines how they have responded to the stress. The module examines several types of stress--imposed by external economic changes, specific competitive challe...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 08/2011  Length: 100pages Product ID#: 1-429-189 
Business Thought & Action—Module 4: International Business
by Robert E. Kennedy, Robert J. Dolan, Scott A. Moore
This fourth module of the Business Thought & Action™ provides course an introduction to international business. As the global economy expands and more economic growth is projected to occur overseas, business leaders must have the ability to make decisions with a global mindset. This module provides students with tools to make more informed strategic decisions about global markets and operating across national borders.
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 08/2011  Length: 140pages Product ID#: 1-429-190 
Business Thought & Action—Module 5: Business and Society
by Robert J. Dolan, Robert E. Kennedy, Scott A. Moore
This fifth module Business Thought & Action™ course challenges students to think to the way that business can be used to create a positive social environmental impact. Since students in this course are typically early undergraduate business students, this module is powerful in its ability to influence students’ decisions to pursue campus involvement, internships, and job opportunities.
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 08/2011  Length: 22pages Product ID#: 1-429-191 
Business Thought & Action—Module 6: You--Competencies for Success
by Robert J. Dolan, Robert E. Kennedy, Scott A. Moore
This final one-session module is critical for bringing together the closing points of the course. This module encourages students to take charge of their lives and their learning, and focuses on preparing students to be effective leaders of an organization.
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 08/2011  Length: 2pages Product ID#: 1-429-192 
NextBillion 2011 Case Writing Competition Winners: Case Studies in Social Enterprise and BoP
by Scott A. Moore, Ross Baird, Carol Gee, Peter Roberts, Philip Powell, Jacob Hiatt, Matthew Hutchens, Rocio Ortiz, Paul Clyde, Shilpa Gulati, Gopal Pai, Y. David Seo, Alice Zheng, Lauren Foukes, Gautam Kaul, Daniel Fogel, Michael Nestor
Winners of an academic business case competition co-sponsored by the William Davidson Institute, Acumen Fund, and Ashoka, these cases deal with social enterprise and base of the pyramid issues. This collection includes the following: 1st Place: Village Capital: Using Peer Support to Accelerate Impact Investing 2nd Place: The South Pacific Business Development Foundation: Fighting P...
Product Type: Module  Publication Date: 05/2011  Length: 93pages Product ID#: 1-429-180 
 
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