Santa Clara University

washington-dc-spring

IDIS 695a: Positioning Businesses in the New Economy with an Increased Role of the Federal Government

August 8.30.15 - September 9.6.15
3 units | Mary Furlong, Executive Professor of Entrepreneurship (bio)

This course has been designed to illustrate the expanding role of the federal government in response to the corporate scandals of the early 2000's and the financial crisis of 2008.  Businesses, large and small, have experienced and impact from new legislative and administrative decisions including federal policy related to corporate governance, regulatory changes affecting financial markets, and unprecedented innovations in monetary policy.  Not since the Great Depression has the government taken such a significant role in business as it does today.  This course will put students in touch with the experts who are at the center of the conversation and debate of the role of the federal government in business.  Specifically, it will delve into policy issues related to technology and communication, media, the financial sector, and monetary policy.

Confirmed Speakers (Updated as speakers are confirmed)

Prerequisites:
     1.) Two quarters residence in MBA program and 3.0 GPA
     2.) MGMT 501 / MGMT 3500

Fees: 3 units tuition + $2,700 administrative fee (includes a $500 non-refundable deposit upon acceptance into the program)

Scheduled Itinerary:

  • Sunday, August 30, 2015:Depart en-route to Washington D.C.:
    Hotel Check In, and Welcome Dinner
  • Monday, August 31, 2015: Washington D.C. Business Visits:
    Onsite Meetings with Business Professionals
  • Tuesday, September 1: Washington D.C. Business Visits:
    Onsite Meetings with Business Professionals

  • Wednesday, September 2: Washington D.C. Business Visits and Reception:
    Onsite Meetings with Business Professionals
  • Thursday, September 3: Washington D.C. Business Visits and Nighttime Tour:
    Onsite Meetings with Business Professionals

  • Friday, September 4: Washington D.C. Newseum and Sightseeing:

  • Saturday, September 5: Washington D.C. City Tour and Farewell Dinner

  • Sunday, September 6: Washington D.C. Departure

  • Complete the online application here »

 

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

To request academic accommodations for a disability, students must contact Disabilities Resources, located on the second floor of Benson. Phone numbers are (408) 554-4111; TTY (408) 554-5445. Students must register and provide documentation of a disability to Disabilities Resources prior to receiving academic accommodations.

 
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