DePauw Management Accelerator Program
The collaboration between DePauw and Indiana University's Kelley School of Business draws on students' strengths in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
The Management Accelerator Program teaches students how for-profit businesses, nonprofit agencies, creative industries, and entrepreneurial start-ups and social entrepreneurship organizations are created and function. Students learn about roles within organizations and see how the skills they have acquired in pursuit of their liberal arts education can be deployed successfully in organizations.
What Students Learn
|➤ A holistic view of enterprises within a competitive environment, including the challenges and common failure points|
|➤ The primary functional areas of an organization, the role of each function in various organizational models, and the interdependencies among these functions|
|➤ The key managerial decisions involved in efficiently managed enterprises|
|➤ The skill sets necessary for success in various organizational roles|
Student Learning Outcomes
|By participating in the program, students are able to:|
|➤ Evaluate the demand for a product, its potential markets and customer segments, and alternatives for pricing and promotion|
|➤ Formulate a business/organizational strategy, and plan for the structure and staffing of an enterprise|
|➤ Identify and select alternative sources of capital for financing an enterprise and associated risk-reward trade-offs|
|➤ Configure a supply chain and establish operations for creating products and services|
|➤ Make decisions from an overall strategic perspective, one that is based on an understanding of the role and relationships among major business functions|
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