Test Drive

Considering a graduate program? Join us on campus for the opportunity to "test drive" a class to get a feel for what it's like to be a Penn State Great Valley student. Each in-person test drive session runs from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the session to allow time to find the classroom and get situated. See directions to our campus here.

It you have questions and would like to connect with a program representative before registering, email us at [email protected].

BA 810: Supply Chain Operations Management
Thursday, March 21 | Room TBA

Instructor: Patrick Qiang

This course provides students with an overview of the role of operations in an organization, the kinds of decisions operations and supply chain managers make, and the impact of these decisions on the strategic and tactical position of a firm. Supply chain management is a particular focus in the course. The interaction of production, distribution and information resources plays a critical role in developing and sustaining a firm's competitive advantage.

(Part of Master of Professional Accounting and MBA curricula)


BUSAD 882: Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership
Thursday, March 21| Room TBA

Instructor: Cyndy Walton

This course uses entrepreneurial and leadership skills to craft innovative responses to social needs. Entrepreneurs are particularly good at recognizing opportunities, exploring innovative approaches, mobilizing resources, managing risks, and building viable and sustainable enterprises. Entrepreneurial skills are just as valuable in the social sector as they are in for-profit business. The course will provide an overview of business leadership and entrepreneurship principles for both for-profit and non-profit organizations whose products and services are designed to create social value.

(Part of MBA curriculum)