Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences Alvaro Sandroni Photo © Nathan Mandell

The Ford Center is vigorously engaged in teaching at the Kellogg School of Management and is an important contributor to course work in the area of Social Enterprise.

This program reflects the converging challenges that managers face today in business, government and nonprofit organizations regarding social enterprise management. Social Enterprise integrates the curricula of the former Business and its Social Environment (BASE) and Public/Nonprofit Management majors, encompassing those areas of study as well as ethics and values, corporate social responsibility and sustainability, and political economy.

Currently, Ford Center faculty members are teaching in the following areas.

MBA Program

Values and Crisis Decision Making KPPI - 440

Strategic Management in Non-Market Environments KPPI - 441

Values-Based Leadership KPPI - 460

The Education Industry KPPI - 454

Executive MBA Program

Ethics and Leadership

Strategic Crisis Management

Non-Degree Teaching

Faculty affiliated with the Center also teach in numerous non-degree executive programs offered at the Kellogg School's James L. Allen Center, both in the open enrollment area and in customized programs. Examples include:

  • Crisis Leadership
  • Reputation Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social Networks and Organizational Innovation
  • Value-Based Leadership
  • Is Technology Changing Education?
  • Regulatory Management
  • Non-Market Strategy

Executive Education Web site

Ford Center faculty members are also available for speaking engagements or customized corporate training. Please contact Professor David Austen-Smith to learn more about these opportunities.