Course Catalog

Leadership for Social Impact (Minor)

Leadership is a discipline that Simmons students develop across a whole array of courses including, the PLAN curriculum. This minor builds on the leadership skills in the PLAN curriculum and focuses on the behavioral side of management offering a set of courses that together, build a student’s knowledge, abilities and skill-set of leadership, of self and others. The role of business practices is highlighted and made applicable to for-profit, non-profit, entrepreneurial and social enterprise settings. This minor will provide students with an opportunity to identify and describe exemplary and personal leadership with a relational, inclusive and equitable lens.

Minor Requirements:

Required Courses:

BUS 100Introduction to Business and Management

4

BUS 234Organizational Communication & Behavior

4

BUS 137Entrepreneurial Mindset

4

Electives (choose two):

BUS 214International Business

4

BUS 221Project Management

4

BUS 218HR for Everyone

2

BUS 219HR for Managers

2

BUS 224Socially Minded Leadership

4

BUS 229Corporate Social Responsibility: Managing People, Planet, & Profit

4.00

BUS 291Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

4

BUS 320Negotiations

4

LCIS 201Learning Community Integrated Seminar

2