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KSB-252 Washington Initiative Course Level: Undergraduate

Washington Initiative (1-2) Topics vary by section. This service learning course provides students with the opportunity to apply their business knowledge in a non-profit setting. Students help organizations identify and solve real problems while examining their beliefs and values about business, ethics, and civic responsibility by applying business practices to the community's needs. Repeatable for credit with different topic. Prerequisite: completion of 30 credit hours.

KSB-252-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Nonprofit Business
Instructional Method: Hybrid. Course Type: Community Based Learning. As a part of this course, students will actively serve with a nonprofit agency or school in the DC area to apply their course knowledge. Nonprofit Business (1) This course is an overview of nonprofit businesses, with the theme that a nonprofit tax status does not dictate the business model, that solid business practices help nonprofits achieve their mission sustainably, and good financial planning and strategic decision making drive success as much as mission-oriented programs. The course explores how business people find value in their nonprofit interactions as employees, advisors, funders, volunteers, and corporate partners. Conversely, many nonprofits benefit from a businessperson's perspective to optimize administration and strategic direction. Grading: A-F.
KSB-252-002
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Nonprofit Business
Instructional Method: Hybrid. Course Type: Community Based Learning. As a part of this course, students will actively serve with a nonprofit agency or school in the DC area to apply their course knowledge. Nonprofit Business (1) This course is an overview of nonprofit businesses, with the theme that a nonprofit tax status does not dictate the business model, that solid business practices help nonprofits achieve their mission sustainably, and good financial planning and strategic decision making drive success as much as mission-oriented programs. The course explores how business people find value in their nonprofit interactions as employees, advisors, funders, volunteers, and corporate partners. Conversely, many nonprofits benefit from a businessperson's perspective to optimize administration and strategic direction. Through community-based service learning students work to help a local nonprofit address a business-related issue. Grading: A-F. Meets with KSB-252 001.
KSB-252-001
Term: Spring 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Community Tax Aid
As a part of this course, students will engage with a nonprofit agency or school in the D.C. area to apply their course knowledge. Community Tax Aid (1) This course provides students with practical experience in interviewing and tax preparation through Community Tax Aid (CTA) www.communitytaxaisdc.org, a nonprofit organization that provides free income tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. After being professionally trained in tax law and Tax Wise software, students volunteer to complete federal and state income tax returns.
KSB-252-002
Term: Spring 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Community Tax Aid
As a part of this course, students will engage with a nonprofit agency or school in the D.C. area to apply their course knowledge. Community Tax Aid (2) This course provides students with practical experience in interviewing and tax preparation through Community Tax Aid (CTA) www.communitytaxaisdc.org, a nonprofit organization that provides free income tax preparation services to low-income individuals and families. After being professionally trained in tax law and Tax Wise software, students volunteer to complete federal and state income tax returns.