BDS 5450 676
This course is meant to build on the skills developed in the rest of the Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences program, to diversify the scope of applied behavioral science in the context of the non-profit arena, and more broadly speaking, to apply behavioral insights for (pro)social change. This seminar emphasizes the potential use of behavioral science for social transformation and shared quality of life. Goals - Perspective - Practice - Partnerships - Positioning. 1. Perspective: Students gain understanding of the scope and workstyle of international and non-profit organizations and are motivated to get involved in social change endeavors. 2. Practice: Students gain work experience in view of future employment opportunities in organizations with a social orientation. 3. Partnerships: Students are connected to potential clients from the nonprofit world. 4. Positioning: Recognition and reputation of UPenn MBDS Program with potential employers from international organizations are raised.
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