Info Session Presentation  Presented by Joey Shepp, GreenMBA Program Director                     March 5, 2011
Welcome• Joey Shepp GreenMBA Program Director• GreenMBA Alumnus 2005
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.
Green Building
Renewable Energy
Corporate Social Responsibility
Electric Vehicles
Green Roofs
EcoTourism
Local Food and Farmers
Green Jobs
Open Government
Sustainable Forestry
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, Bill McKibben, Paul Hawken
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...
Meet the Students
Alumni Work
Penny Ice Cream• Alumni Zachary Davis funds an  organic Ice Cream shop with  Government Stimulus Loans.• Creates a YouTube...
Green Chamberof Commerce• 300 Business Members• Chapters in San Francisco, Las Vegas, North Carolina and more coming.• Fou...
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?
GreenMBA at Dominican University of California Program Overview [@GreenMBA]
GreenMBA at Dominican University of California Program Overview [@GreenMBA]
GreenMBA at Dominican University of California Program Overview [@GreenMBA]
GreenMBA at Dominican University of California Program Overview [@GreenMBA]
GreenMBA at Dominican University of California Program Overview [@GreenMBA]
GreenMBA at Dominican University of California Program Overview [@GreenMBA]
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  • GreenMBA at Dominican University of California Program Overview [@GreenMBA]

    1. 1. Info Session Presentation Presented by Joey Shepp, GreenMBA Program Director March 5, 2011
    2. 2. Welcome• Joey Shepp GreenMBA Program Director• GreenMBA Alumnus 2005
    3. 3. 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?
    4. 4. The Story of Today is a Tension Between People, Plant and Pro ts.
    5. 5. A Time of Global Problems
    6. 6. An Urgent Need for Change
    7. 7. Our Generation is Bearing Witness
    8. 8. Economic and Environmental Collapse
    9. 9. The Time is Now for Change.
    10. 10. We believe People, Planet, and Pro ts Can Co-Exist.
    11. 11. Green Building
    12. 12. Renewable Energy
    13. 13. Corporate Social Responsibility
    14. 14. Electric Vehicles
    15. 15. Green Roofs
    16. 16. EcoTourism
    17. 17. Local Food and Farmers
    18. 18. Green Jobs
    19. 19. Open Government
    20. 20. Sustainable Forestry
    21. 21. We believe that business can bea positive force in the world.
    22. 22. Program Overview
    23. 23. Dominican University
    24. 24. School ofBusiness and Leadership MBA in MBA in MBA in Global Strategic Sustainable Management Leadership Enterprise
    25. 25. On-campus PartnersEnvironmental science and Ecologyfaculty (undergraduate minor)Center for SustainabilityEnvironmental Finance CenterCertificate Programs
    26. 26. Academic CommunityCohorts of 20Variety of life experience and backgroundsFaculty & Mentors partner with studentsLocal to Global Reach
    27. 27. Experienced Practitioners…!Personal and Professionally Committed!! Faculty!Dedicated Faculty With Over Decade of Commitment to the Program.
    28. 28. StudentsAll kinds of backgrounds…. Multi-generational
    29. 29. What are classes like?Small cohortsGroup workExperiential Field WorkChallenging and fulfilling
    30. 30. Special GuestsAl Gore, Bill McKibben, Paul Hawken
    31. 31. CurriculumThe rigor of a traditional MBA combined with innovative sustainability eduction.
    32. 32. 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 24 Months 22 hours/ 6 Spring/Fall1/2 Schedule (3 year) week
    33. 33. 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
    34. 34. 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
    35. 35. 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
    36. 36. 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
    37. 37. 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
    38. 38. 4. Culminating Experience• Capstone in Strategic Enterprise Planning: 3 unit • Business Plan for new business or existing business.
    39. 39. Meet the Students
    40. 40. Alumni Work
    41. 41. Penny Ice Cream• 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 message gets delivered...
    42. 42. Green Chamberof Commerce• 300 Business Members• Chapters in San Francisco, Las Vegas, North Carolina and more coming.• Founded in 2007• Executive Director and President Alumni of the GreenMBA• Several Alumni serve on the Board of Directors
    43. 43. FrequentlyAskedQuestions
    44. 44. 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.
    45. 45. 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
    46. 46. 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.
    47. 47. Tuition• Tuition for the Fall 2011 Semester is $825 per unit.• Total Estimated Cost of Education: $39,600 (48 units)
    48. 48. 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
    49. 49. Applying• Applications are accepting on a rolling basis.• We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012.
    50. 50. Next Steps• Apply Today• Attend Classes• Setup an Interview• Follow us on Social Media
    51. 51. Follow Us!• Facebook.com/TheGreenMBA• Twitter.com/GreenMBA• GreenMBA.com/Blog• LinkedIn: Green MBA
    52. 52. SustainabilityThought Leadership
    53. 53. Questions?
    54. 54. Can You SeeYourself Here?

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