Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Philanthropy Gains Eager Followers in B-Schools - BusinessWeek

Philanthropy Gains Eager Followers in B-Schools - BusinessWeek: "Today, dozens of MBA and undergraduate programs teach philanthropy as an academic subject, exposing students to both the art and science of giving. Some schools—including Stanford, Columbia Business School, and the Boston University School of Management—teach entire courses focused solely on the topic, while others weave philanthropy into the curriculum of social-enterprise courses. The topic appeals to business students because many may wish to serve eventually on the boards of nonprofits or become philanthropists themselves, professors at those schools say."

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