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Program Learning Outcomes

GSEP is committed to a learner-centered approach in the programs we offer. Each program has a set of objectives that a student graduating from the program is expected to achieve. The knowledge and skills taught in the program might be introduced in some courses. In other courses, students are asked to apply knowledge by practicing skills and demonstrating their abilities. Within the program, the values and dispositional attributes important for individuals entering the profession are emphasized.

The matrix below lists the program learning objectives and indicates the courses in which each of the objectives is addressed.

Knowledge Students Will Demonstrate
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K1. Explain how social entrepreneurs creatively solve social problems      X   X     X      X
K2. Assess leadership with the intent to serve others  X  X  X           X    X
K3. Outline how to create change locally and globally         X     X     X
K4. Describe local and global social issues such as hunger, poverty, homelessness, human trafficking, etc.  X X  X    X     X      X
K5. Explain sound management practices at tactical and strategic levels       X      X     X X
K6. Differentiate the relationship between executives, boards, stakeholders and the community            X X    X  X X
K7. Interpret the role of personal faith in service and philanthropy    X           X     X
Skills Students Will Demonstrate
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S1. Apply the process of change to the social enterprise entity  X  X  X  X    X    X      X
S2. Design innovative and effective public relations and marketing campaigns for organizations and use appropriate research     X X     X        X
S3. Critique, design, and implement evaluation plans that measure effective organizations along with desired outcomes        X       X X    X
Attitudes Students Will Demonstrate
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A1. Articulate their own approach for impactful leadership X   X         X      X
A2. Create powerful visions for change which have transforming solutions for individuals  X X X  X X  X          X
A3. Appreciate cultures from a local and global perspective and how the cultures influence individual lives through opportunities and challenges for a just and fair society  X  X X  X X  X  X  X  X    X
A4. Appreciate the role of philanthropy in creating change locally and globally   X   X X  X X  X X  X  X