Info Session Presentation  Presented by Joey Shepp, GreenMBA Program Director                     April 2nd, 2011
Key Questions• What is a GreenMBA?• Why a GreenMBA?• How are we different?• What will you learn?• What are alumni doing?• ...
The Story of Today is a Tension Between People, Plant and Pro ts.
A Time of Global Problems
An Urgent Need for Change
Our Generation is Bearing Witness
Economic and Environmental Collapse
The Time is Now for Change.
We believe People, Planet, and Pro ts Can Co-Exist.
Architecture                  Urban Planning                    Smart Homes                    Construction               ...
Solar, Wind, Tidal EnergyHydroelectricity, GeothermalBiofuels and Green ChemistryClean TechnologySmart GridCarbon Sequestr...
Social and Environmental Auditing/Accounting Communications, Social MediaCorporate Social Responsibility
Vehicle DesignManufacturingCharging StationsHigh Speed RailElectric Vehicles
Green RoofsAquacultureRainwater CatchmentCommunity GardensUrban Sustainability
Habitat Restoration             Cultural Preservation                        Hospitality                   Carbon OffsetsEc...
Organic FoodsLocal Production/DeliveryAquaculturePackagingIndustrial CompostingLocal Food and Farmers
Higher Education Job Training Non-Pro ts Construction, Retro tsGreen Jobs
Non-Pro t Activism                  Advocacy and Policy                     IT Development                          Journa...
Sustainable Forestry Watershed Preservation Wilderness ManagementSustainable Land Management
We believe that business can bea positive force in the world.
Program Overview
Dominican University
School ofBusiness and Leadership                         MBA in       MBA in       MBA in Global                        St...
On-campus PartnersEnvironmental science and Ecologyfaculty (undergraduate minor)Center for SustainabilityEnvironmental Fin...
Academic CommunityCohorts of 20Variety of life experience and backgroundsFaculty & Mentors partner with studentsLocal to G...
Experienced Practitioners…!Personal and Professionally Committed!!  Faculty!Dedicated Faculty With Over Decade of Commitme...
StudentsAll kinds of backgrounds…. Multi-generational
What are classes like?Small cohortsGroup workExperiential Field WorkChallenging and fulfilling
Special GuestsAl Gore, Ted Danson, Bill McKibben, Paul Hawken, Suze Orman
CurriculumThe rigor of a traditional MBA combined with innovative sustainability eduction.
Tracks                 Units/                  Starting     Class Work   Track                   Total Time               ...
Learning Format• 2 Weekends Per Month Onsite Classroom Time  • Saturday and Sunday All-Day Classes• Online and Group Assig...
Curriculum Overview1.Foundation Courses (6 units + 3 unit prerequisite)2.Core Courses (15 units)3.Domain Courses (24 units...
1. Foundation• Prerequisite: Financial Accounting (3 units)  • Undergraduate course work with a grade of ‘B’ or better may...
2. Core• Communication Skills for Business Transformation: 3 units• Managerial and Environmental Accounting: 3 units• Mark...
3. Domains• Critical Thinking for Business Redesign: 6 units• Social Impacts of Enterprises: 3 units• Organizational Behav...
4. Culminating Experience• Capstone in Strategic Enterprise Planning: 3 unit  • Business Plan for new business or existing...
Student and Alumni Work
Julie Nunn• Director of Product Development  and Stores at The Exploratorium
Ofer Morag• Formerly a regional manager at  FedEx/Kinko• Now a Motion Pictures and Film  Consultant
Avary Kent• Manager, Ecological Business  Strategy at BioLogical Capital• formerly Corporate Advisory  Analyst at HIP Inve...
Michelle Knight• Director of Marketing and  Customer Success at UpMo
Keith Wilson• Accounting Manager at Numi Tea
David Corzilius• Operations Control Support for  DNV (Det Norske Veritas) in SF,  Risk Management
Jonel Seon• Business Administrator at  GreenHeart Global, Industrial  Design.
Jennifer Llacera• Product Marketing Manager,  MobileMe at Apple Inc.
Phoebe Higgins• Project Manager/Loan Officer at  California Fisheries Fund
Sheila Wakida• Senior Product Manager- Saas  and Web Services at Autodesk
Mike Yohay• Founder at Cityscape Farms, an  Urban Agriculture Company
Stacie Shepp• Executive Director of the  Green Chamber of  Commerce.• Chapters in San Francisco,  Las Vegas, North Carolin...
Zachary Davis• Alumni Zachary Davis funds an  organic Ice Cream shop with  Government Stimulus Loans.• Creates a YouTube v...
FrequentlyAskedQuestions
StudentResidence• Many students relocate to  the Bay Area from other  states and countries to be  in our program.• 1/3 of ...
Requirements• 4 Year Undergraduate Degree• College Transcripts• Financial Accounting Prerequisite• GMAT and GRE recommende...
Working While In School• Many students do hold jobs while in school.• The program has been designed with several program s...
Tuition• Tuition for the Fall 2011 Semester is $825 per unit.• Total Estimated Cost of Education: $39,600 (48 units)
Financial Aid• Students Taking 6 or more Credits are Eligible for Financial Aid• Federal Direct Loans• Scholarships and Gr...
Applying• Applications are accepting on a rolling basis.• We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2011 and  Sprin...
Next Steps• Apply Today• Attend Classes• Setup an Interview• Follow us on Social Media
Follow Us!• Facebook.com/TheGreenMBA• Twitter.com/GreenMBA• GreenMBA.com/Blog• LinkedIn: Green MBA
SustainabilityThought Leadership
Questions?
Can You SeeYourself Here?
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  1. 1. Info Session Presentation Presented by Joey Shepp, GreenMBA Program Director April 2nd, 2011
  2. 2. Key Questions• What is a GreenMBA?• Why a GreenMBA?• How are we different?• What will you learn?• What are alumni doing?• What are the next steps?
  3. 3. The Story of Today is a Tension Between People, Plant and Pro ts.
  4. 4. A Time of Global Problems
  5. 5. An Urgent Need for Change
  6. 6. Our Generation is Bearing Witness
  7. 7. Economic and Environmental Collapse
  8. 8. The Time is Now for Change.
  9. 9. We believe People, Planet, and Pro ts Can Co-Exist.
  10. 10. Architecture Urban Planning Smart Homes Construction Certi cations Materials Energy EfficiencyGreen Building
  11. 11. Solar, Wind, Tidal EnergyHydroelectricity, GeothermalBiofuels and Green ChemistryClean TechnologySmart GridCarbon SequestrationRenewable Energy
  12. 12. Social and Environmental Auditing/Accounting Communications, Social MediaCorporate Social Responsibility
  13. 13. Vehicle DesignManufacturingCharging StationsHigh Speed RailElectric Vehicles
  14. 14. Green RoofsAquacultureRainwater CatchmentCommunity GardensUrban Sustainability
  15. 15. Habitat Restoration Cultural Preservation Hospitality Carbon OffsetsEcoTourism
  16. 16. Organic FoodsLocal Production/DeliveryAquaculturePackagingIndustrial CompostingLocal Food and Farmers
  17. 17. Higher Education Job Training Non-Pro ts Construction, Retro tsGreen Jobs
  18. 18. Non-Pro t Activism Advocacy and Policy IT Development JournalismOpen Government
  19. 19. Sustainable Forestry Watershed Preservation Wilderness ManagementSustainable Land Management
  20. 20. We believe that business can bea positive force in the world.
  21. 21. Program Overview
  22. 22. Dominican University
  23. 23. School ofBusiness and Leadership MBA in MBA in MBA in Global Strategic Sustainable Management Leadership Enterprise
  24. 24. On-campus PartnersEnvironmental science and Ecologyfaculty (undergraduate minor)Center for SustainabilityEnvironmental Finance CenterCertificate Programs
  25. 25. Academic CommunityCohorts of 20Variety of life experience and backgroundsFaculty & Mentors partner with studentsLocal to Global Reach
  26. 26. Experienced Practitioners…!Personal and Professionally Committed!! Faculty!Dedicated Faculty With Over Decade of Commitment to the Program.
  27. 27. StudentsAll kinds of backgrounds…. Multi-generational
  28. 28. What are classes like?Small cohortsGroup workExperiential Field WorkChallenging and fulfilling
  29. 29. Special GuestsAl Gore, Ted Danson, Bill McKibben, Paul Hawken, Suze Orman
  30. 30. CurriculumThe rigor of a traditional MBA combined with innovative sustainability eduction.
  31. 31. Tracks Units/ Starting Class Work Track Total Time Semester Semester Time Academic 44 hours/ Schedule 12 20 Months Fall Only week(Summers Off) Year Round 24 Months 33 hours/ 9 Spring/Fall3/4 Schedule (2 year) week Year Round 36 Months 22 hours/ 6 Spring/Fall1/2 Schedule (3 year) week
  32. 32. Learning Format• 2 Weekends Per Month Onsite Classroom Time • Saturday and Sunday All-Day Classes• Online and Group Assignments in-between• Structured For Students to Hold Full-Time or Part-Time Jobs
  33. 33. Curriculum Overview1.Foundation Courses (6 units + 3 unit prerequisite)2.Core Courses (15 units)3.Domain Courses (24 units)4.The Culminating Experience (3 units) TOTAL: 48-51 Units
  34. 34. 1. Foundation• Prerequisite: Financial Accounting (3 units) • Undergraduate course work with a grade of ‘B’ or better may substitute for Prerequisite.• Intrapreneurial Finance 1.5 units• Marketing Research Methods 3 units• Economics for Managers 1.5 units• Total Foundation Courses 6-9 unit
  35. 35. 2. Core• Communication Skills for Business Transformation: 3 units• Managerial and Environmental Accounting: 3 units• Marketing Strategy and Tactics: 3 units• Entrepreneurial Finance: 3 units• Thriving Regenerative Enterprise: 3 units• Total Core Courses: 15 units
  36. 36. 3. Domains• Critical Thinking for Business Redesign: 6 units• Social Impacts of Enterprises: 3 units• Organizational Behavior for Business Transformation: 3 units• New Media for Green and Social Marketing: 3 units• Eco-Commerce Models: 3 units• Operations Management: 3 units• Ecological Economics: 3 units• Total Domain Courses: 24 units
  37. 37. 4. Culminating Experience• Capstone in Strategic Enterprise Planning: 3 unit • Business Plan for new business or existing business.
  38. 38. Student and Alumni Work
  39. 39. Julie Nunn• Director of Product Development and Stores at The Exploratorium
  40. 40. Ofer Morag• Formerly a regional manager at FedEx/Kinko• Now a Motion Pictures and Film Consultant
  41. 41. Avary Kent• Manager, Ecological Business Strategy at BioLogical Capital• formerly Corporate Advisory Analyst at HIP Investor
  42. 42. Michelle Knight• Director of Marketing and Customer Success at UpMo
  43. 43. Keith Wilson• Accounting Manager at Numi Tea
  44. 44. David Corzilius• Operations Control Support for DNV (Det Norske Veritas) in SF, Risk Management
  45. 45. Jonel Seon• Business Administrator at GreenHeart Global, Industrial Design.
  46. 46. Jennifer Llacera• Product Marketing Manager, MobileMe at Apple Inc.
  47. 47. Phoebe Higgins• Project Manager/Loan Officer at California Fisheries Fund
  48. 48. Sheila Wakida• Senior Product Manager- Saas and Web Services at Autodesk
  49. 49. Mike Yohay• Founder at Cityscape Farms, an Urban Agriculture Company
  50. 50. Stacie Shepp• Executive Director of the Green Chamber of Commerce.• Chapters in San Francisco, Las Vegas, North Carolina and more coming.• Over 300 Business Members.
  51. 51. Zachary Davis• Alumni Zachary Davis funds an organic Ice Cream shop with Government Stimulus Loans.• Creates a YouTube video to thank President Obama for Stimulus Loan program.• The video goes viral and gets recognized by Vice-President Joe Biden.
  52. 52. FrequentlyAskedQuestions
  53. 53. StudentResidence• Many students relocate to the Bay Area from other states and countries to be in our program.• 1/3 of students live in the North Bay• 1/3 live in the East Bay• 1/3 live in San Francisco and the southern peninsula.
  54. 54. Requirements• 4 Year Undergraduate Degree• College Transcripts• Financial Accounting Prerequisite• GMAT and GRE recommended, but not required• Work Experience• Written Personal Statement (3-5 pages)• 2 Letters of Recommendation, Personal or Professional
  55. 55. Working While In School• Many students do hold jobs while in school.• The program has been designed with several program structures and bi-monthly weekend classes to give students the flexibility for work and other responsibilities.• The admissions department at Dominican can help you determine which structure will work best for your situation.
  56. 56. Tuition• Tuition for the Fall 2011 Semester is $825 per unit.• Total Estimated Cost of Education: $39,600 (48 units)
  57. 57. Financial Aid• Students Taking 6 or more Credits are Eligible for Financial Aid• Federal Direct Loans• Scholarships and Grants• Check Dominican.edu for complete information
  58. 58. Applying• Applications are accepting on a rolling basis.• We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012.
  59. 59. Next Steps• Apply Today• Attend Classes• Setup an Interview• Follow us on Social Media
  60. 60. Follow Us!• Facebook.com/TheGreenMBA• Twitter.com/GreenMBA• GreenMBA.com/Blog• LinkedIn: Green MBA
  61. 61. SustainabilityThought Leadership
  62. 62. Questions?
  63. 63. Can You SeeYourself Here?

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