New Course Offering for Spring 2021: BUS 491: Stakeholder Value Creation

Spring 2021BUS 491: Stakeholder Value Creation (Section DL2; CRN 21269)

Description: Stakeholders of a business include its shareholders, employees, customers, community/society, suppliers, and the planet/environment.  Each can have a direct impact on the success of a business and each can be impacted positively or negatively depending on how a business act. Businesses that define their purpose to be stakeholders value creation may make different choices in pursuit of different goals than do businesses who define their purpose solely as shareholder value creation. This multidisciplinary course, open to students across the University, will support student development of an advanced and critical understanding of the key stakeholders in a business.

This course will be taught by Prof. Rashed Hasan, a faculty in Management in the School of Business.  He is also the Executive in Residence at the newly launched “Business for a Better World” center in SBUS. He brings to the classroom 30+ years of managing businesses in day-to-day operations, advising major global corporations as a management consultant and successfully starting a number of companies in healthcare, data analytics and business/IT strategy.  There will be a number of guest lectures from industry, non-profit and public sector leadership and student will run projects in collaboration with various organizations.

Mary Byerley

Mary Byerley serves in the Office of Student Success and Academic Services for the School of Business at George Mason University.