In this honors level independent study course for which registration requires faculty approval, the student will conduct research or develop a case study in sustainable management with oversight by a Presidio faculty member. The research or case study will often be targeted for publication and will often be done in collaboration with business, nonprofit, or government organizations.
Each student’s customized syllabus in this course will need to address three or more of Presidio’s MBA/MPA Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs). The student’s independent research proposal should describe how the chosen PLOs and how they correlate to the subject matter of the research or case study.
This course has no residency participation requirements. In the spirit of independent study, it is expected that the student and faculty advisor will arrange to meet either face-to-face or by phone/Skype periodically during the semester to discuss work content.
Students interested in registering for this course need to take the following steps prior to 30 days before close of registration (to allow time for the Faculty Research and Case Development (RCD) Committee and faculty advisors to review applications, make decisions, and notify all applicants of results):
Conditions for Acceptance into Course:
A student will not be accepted into this course if one or both of the conditions below applies: