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Leadership and Entrepreneurship II

SIG-6065 Leadership and Entrepreneurship II Spring semester Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructor: Karen Proctor This course is taught in conjunction with SIG-6080, Leadership, as an alternating class over two semesters, with combined learning objectives. The core of the year-long course is the launch of start-ups in student teams, through which theory and practice on entrepreneurship, leadership, collaboration,…

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Global Guest Lecture Series IV

SIG-6225 Global Guest Lecture Series IV Spring semester Wednesday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructors: Cheryl Heller, Aubrey Hays This is the second part of a two-semester course. Please see SIG-6220 for course description.

Metrics and Data Visualization II

SIG-6175 Metrics and Data Visualization II Spring semester Tuesday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructor: Gabe Schuster This year-long course looks at theory and practice of gathering and visualizing data by integrating the identification of metrics into ongoing student projects and evaluating metrics from case studies in order to understand their strategy. In the fall, the course focuses on…

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Thesis Consultation: Implementation

SIG-6940 Thesis Consultation: Implementation Spring semester Monday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructors: Archie Lee Coates IV, Jeffrey Franklin, Tina Park, Miya Osaki, and Megan Fath With the help of thesis advisors, students complete their thesis and develop it into a form ready to be implemented. Presentation of the thesis to the full board of advisors is required; following approval, each student…

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Leadership and Entrepreneurship I

SIG-6060 Leadership and Entrepreneurship I Fall semester Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructor: Jane Englebardt The core of the yearlong course is the launch of start-ups in student teams, through which theory and practice on entrepreneurship, leadership, collaboration, and business models are melded. Topics covered include customer identification, development, and channels; articulating and testing hypotheses; collaborative leadership…

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Global Guest Lecture Series III

SIG-6220 Global Guest Lecture Series III Fall semester Wednesday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructors: Cheryl Heller, Aubrey Hays This weekly yearlong lecture course exposes students to the lives and ideas of some of the most important people defining social innovation in the world today. Speakers are curated to inspire new thinking and dialogue on various opportunities for careers in social…

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Metrics and Data Visualization I

SIG-6170 Metrics and Data Visualization I Fall semester Tuesday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructor: Aurelia Moser This yearlong course looks at theory and practice of gathering and visualizing data by integrating the identification of metrics into ongoing student projects and evaluating metrics from case studies in order to understand their strategy. In the fall, the course focuses on…

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Thesis Consultation: Research, Writing, Presentation

SIG-6190 Thesis Consultation: Research, Writing, Presentation Fall semester Monday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructors: Tina Park, Miya Osaki, Megan Fath, Archie Lee Coates IV, Jeffrey Franklin Guided by their faculty advisors, students conduct research to develop a thorough understanding of the context, landscape and challenges of their thesis topic. They design and implement a series of prototypes to test…

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Creative Writing for Social Designers

SIG-5811 Creative Writing for Social Designers Spring semester Friday 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon (4/7/17 – 4/28/17) Instructor: Cheryl Heller The maxim that all change begins with language is true in the visual arts to the same extent that it is anywhere else. Yet social impact designers — who make their professional careers developing initiatives that change…

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Introduction to Thesis

SIG-5440 Introduction to Thesis Spring semester Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 Instructors: Maggie Breslin, Alison Cornyn In this course, students investigate a variety of topics, researching each to the point of confirming their own interest and the viability of the concept. Exercises in problem definition, audience identification, research and barriers to change help students test their own hypotheses.…

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