GBLD510: Social Structures and Dynamics within Social-Purpose Organizations

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

June 7, 2021

Subject Level


Course Description

Examines the various structural models of social-purpose organizations, based on assumptions about purpose, power and authority, social justice, complexity, and leadership. Explores the role of organizational culture in social-purpose organizations as it influences employee expectations, horizontal structures, and rewards that go beyond monetary reimbursement. Social-purpose organizations seek to align values and expectations among managers, board, and donors while being sensitive to community expectations, all within an environment that values transparency and respect. Pre-requisites: GBLD501 and GBLD505.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
June 7, 2021 August 15, 2021 TBD Online
June 6, 2022 August 14, 2022 TBD Online