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 $2441.75 Online