Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
At this award-winning website, try out some engineering design challenges: the Slowly Moving Marble, Civil Engineering Camping, Chemical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, and Door Alarm. Students can draw their designs on the site, submit them, and receive guidance from an engineer.
Confronting Health Inequity: The Global Dimension
Since the days of Hippocrates, health inequities and the role of social and environmental factors in the determination of marked differences in health status have been well recognized. For some time now, the driving force behind public health has been understanding and intervening in the underlying causes of health inequity. The publication of the Black Report1 in the United Kingdom in 1980 brought a more focused approach to this discourse by identifying specific factors, such as social class, g
Calera, Alabama Comprehensive Plan
This document is a city plan for Calera, Ala. adopted August 11, 2009. Contents: Introduction -- Strategic concept -- Land use and transportation -- Downtown revitalization -- Implementation -- Appendix.
University of Alabama Campus Master Plan
This document is a campus plan for the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama drafted in May of 2007. Contents: Introduction -- Master plan -- Plan elements -- Implementation.
Cahaba Heights Community Plan, Vestavia Hills, Alabama
This document is a city plan for Cahaba Heights in Vestavia Hills, Ala. adopted November 13, 2008 and approved December 15, 2008. Contents: Introduction -- Analysis and evaluation -- Strategic concept -- Gateways and image corridors -- Land use and transportation -- Commericial centers and business development -- Neighborhoods -- Community facilities and recreation -- Recommendations and implementation.
Town of Trinity Comprehensive Plan, Trinity, Alabama
This document is a city plan for Trinity, Ala. prepared between July, 2001 and January, 2002.
Creole identity in a globalized world
Conférence prononcée le 14 avril 2006 sur le campus de Cave Hill, University of the West-Indies, dans l'île de Barbade/Barbados
Strategic Planning for Agricultural and Resource Entrepreneurs
By the time you complete this course, you should: be able to adapt critical thinking involving in entrepreneurial activities relating to agriculture and resources in a professional manner; understand the necessity of sound planning before embarking on a business venture relating to agriculture and resources; have acquired specific skills and experience in gathering and analyzing data from primary and secondary sources as an independent entrepreneur; be able to use the computer packages to help y
New Venture Development and Industry Analysis Map (undergraduate level)
The objective of this course is to equip McGuire Entrepreneurship Program students with the conceptual and analytical tools necessary for developing a strong sustainable competitive advantage for your proposed new venture. The proposed business will not succeed without identification and understanding of the industry, the company's niche, its key competitors, likely customer relationships, supplier power, switching costs, the role of technological change and government regulation; the proposed b
Family Business Dynamics
Family businesses impact all our lives. It is estimated that over 95% of all US businesses are family owned, that they contribute over 50% of GDP, and that they account for all US new job creation. Interestingly, less than 20% of them survive to the second generation. WHY? Most likely all of us will be involved in our own familys business or anothers - as a professional manager, accountant, lawyer, psychologist, or employee. This course explores the business, personal, and interpersonal issu
Entrepreneurship For Engineers
Objectives: Create an awareness of the value of an entrepreneurial educational experience; create an awareness of the relationship between entrepreneurship and engineering; create an awareness of the role of entrepreneurs in the growth of the American and world economy; introduce the student to the psychological, cultural and economic nature of entrepreneurial activity in the US and the global community; create an awareness of the career paths available to the entrepreneur; introduce the skill s
Entrepreneurial and Family Businesses Management
The objective of the course is to familiarize students with some of the unique issues faced by owners of entrepreneurial and family businesses. Example of topics covered include selection of business form, tax planning, financing and cash flow planning. Special problems of family businesses include integrating family members into the business, motivating and retaining non-family employees, and business succession strategies. These issues will be viewed from a multi-disciplinary perspective that
Dilemmas and Debates in Entrepreneurship
This is a course about dilemmas and debates. A dilemma is "an argument presenting two or more equally conclusive alternatives; a choice or a situation involving choice between equally unsatisfactory alternatives; a problem seemingly incapable of a satisfactory solution". The process of entrepreneurship involves the recognition of challenges and dilemmas, vigorous debate, and ultimately, solutions. No solution lasts long in an entrepreneurial milieu whose underpinning is "creative destruction". Y
Small Business Management
Course Objectives: To provide students with an introduction to the world of small business and an understanding of what is needed to start/run a small business. To state that the small business is the most dominant form of business in society is not an overstatement: over 98% of the businesses in the country employ less than 100 people. Therefore, the majority of you will most likely be either starting, owning, or occupying a significant management position in a small firm sometime in your lifet
Small Business Division
The Clarkson University School of Business has a goal of providing its students with competencies in organizational leadership, teamwork, communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills and an awareness of ethical issues. This course offers students a chance to explore and apply those competencies by providing a real life, multi-disciplinary, team-based consulting experience. Each semester several consulting projects are presented to the students by outside orga
Project in Global Entrepreneurial Management
Welcome to the new competitive landscape. The business world you enter upon completion of your MBA is not the one of your parents or grandparents. It is a world defined by a global entrepreneurial revolution. Today, the essence of competitive advantage does not lie in traditional areas such as low cost or high quality. Rather, competitive advantage is defined in terms of speed, innovativeness, adaptability, flexibility, and aggressiveness. In short, advantage comes from entrepreneurial managemen
This course involves the strategic and tactical planning of an actual business enterprise. Students will be introduced to entrepreneurship, the planning process, and frameworks for strategic and financial planning in addition to other topics. By exposing students to a unique living / learning environment, this course will challenge students to confront more advanced issues faced by today's entrepreneurs. A strong emphasis on teamwork, leadership and risk versus reward will be explored. Studen
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to entrepreneurship as a process of creating something new that has economic value to others. We will examine entrepreneurship from the vantage point of history, society, and the individual. Most importantly, I hope to expand your awareness of entrepreneurship as a career option. This course has a substantial communications component. Entrepreneurial ideas are useless without the ability to communicate them clearly and concisely. Our focus will be o
Junior Farce in Holmes Hall chapel
Pomona College juniors of the class of 1905 perform a play on the stage of Holmes Hall chapel. From left to right: Frank Seaver, Albert Barrows, Ruth Richmond, Edith Kelso, Florence White, Essae Culver, Mary Smith, Wallace Robb, and Harry Willett.
Jigsawing with Nebraska Golden Sower Award Books
Students will learn about the Nebraska Golden Sower Award, read selected chapters from at least one of the nominated titles for the current year and communicate what they have learned by selecting activities which involve using handheld computers.