The capstone course integrates the business disciplines through strategic thinking and experiential learning.
This course can be applied toward:
BUS 641 (Financial Markets and Investments); BUS 650 (Supply Chain Management); BUS 656 (Marketing Strategy and Planning).
Textbooks and Materials
Thomas J. Dean
Dr. Thomas J. Dean is Research Fellow and Professor of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Enterprise in the College of Business and School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University. A pioneer in the field of sustainable and environmental entrepreneurship, he authored the first known environmental entrepreneurship course in 2001, won accolades for his rigorous theoretical examination of environmental entrepreneurship in 2007, and published the first textbook on sustainable venturing in 2013 (Sustainable Venturing: Entrepreneurial Opportunity in the Transition to a Sustainable Economy). Professor Dean teaches in CSU’s Impact MBA Program and has consulted with numerous companies and start-ups. He has published over sixty manuscripts and book chapters. Google Scholar lists Professor Dean as having over 5,400 citations of his work. Professor Dean holds a B.S. degree in Environmental Management from Penn State University, an M.B.A. from Oklahoma State University, and a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Colorado.