UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

MGMT5518 Social Investment and Philanthropy

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit introduces the history, core concepts and current issues in the fields of philanthropy, fundraising and social investment. It includes an international historical overview, social investment and social change drivers and characteristics, principles and techniques of giving and fundraising, ethical and philosophical perspective, current forces shaping fundraising and grant-making and current developments and controversies in social investment.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) demonstrate a general theoretical understanding of the key concepts and debates in the field; (2) apply theoretical understanding to their own environment and situations; and (3) critique and defend the various facets of social investment practice.
Assessment Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Master of Business Administration (coursework) or the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact; or approval from the Faculty of Business only, which will be determined with regard to relevant documented professional work experience.
Contact hours lectures/seminars/workshops: 5 sessions (7–8 hours each)
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/MGMT5518/TS-E-6/2017

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