Subjects

instructors
units
3-0-9U/G
schedule
MW (9:30-11:00) (1-242)
prerequisites
description

Focuses on financing tools and program models to support local economic development. Provides an overview of private capital markets and financing sources to understand capital market imperfections that constrain economic development, business accounting, financial statement analysis, federal economic development programs, and public finance tools.

instructors
J. Phillip Thompson, Jim Buckley
units
3-0-9G
schedule
TR (9:30-11:00) (9-450A)
prerequisites
description

 

instructors
units
3-0-6H
schedule
W (2:00-5:00) (5-231)
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description

Focuses on the connection (or not) between mind (theory) and matter (lived experience). Examines basic tenets of classical and recent political economic theories and their explication in ideas of market economies, centrally planned economies, social market economies, and co-creative economies.

instructors
Gloria Schuck
units
3-0-3G / H1
schedule
MW (10:30-12:00) (9-357)
prerequisites
description

Designed to help students deepen their understanding of leadership and increase self-awareness. They examine authentic leadership styles and create goals and a learning plan to develop their capabilities. They also participate in activities to strengthen their "leadership presence" - the ability to authentically connect with people's hearts and minds.

instructors
units
4-0-8H
schedule
MW (4:00-5:30) Lec, W (5:30-7:00) Rec (9-354)
prerequisites
description

Concepts and techniques for analyzing financial decisions in property development and investment. Topics: leasing and property income streams, pro forma analysis, equity valuation, tax analysis, options, risk, and the financial structuring of real property ownership.

instructors
units
4-0-8H
schedule
TR (11:00-12:30) Lec, T (5:30-7:00) Rec (2-105 Lec, 9-354 Rec)
prerequisites
description

Develops an understanding of the economic factors that shape and influence the markets for real property. Includes an analysis of housing as well as commercial real estate, and covers demographic analysis, regional growth, construction cycles, urban land markets and location theory. Exercises and modeling techniques for measuring and predicting property demand, supply, vacancy and prices.

instructors
units
3-0-9G
schedule
MW (9:30-11:00) (1-242)
prerequisites
description

Focuses on financing tools and program models to support local economic development. Provides an overview of private capital markets and financing sources to understand capital market imperfections that constrain economic development, business accounting, financial statement analysis, federal economic development programs, and public finance tools.

instructors
Elisabeth Reynolds
units
3-0-9H
schedule
W (2:00-5:00) (9-450A)
prerequisites
description

Introduces both the theoretical foundations as well as empirical studies of regional innovation systems, which emphasize the dynamics of geographic proximity to help foster innovation.  Building regional capabilities for innovation is considered essential to responding to the challenges globalization presents to regional economies and local communities.

instructors
units
3-0-12H / PRACTICUM
schedule
R (2:00-5:00) (9-451)
prerequisites
description

Provides students with an opportunity to do team projects in the Dudley neighborhood as part of a ongoing commitment of DUSP to work with the DSNI on projects ranging from the building design, housing, energy, food systems, education, economic cooperatives, community arts and citizen engagement.