By Tom Ballard, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Initiatives, Pershing Yoakley & Associates, P.C.
Earlier this year, we published a two-part series on Pat Richardson and Glenn Swift, two Instructors in the MBA program at the University of Tennessee (UT), and their efforts to promote critical thinking as colleagues in the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
The duo, commonly referred to as “P&G,” described an initiative Swift launched in 2004 targeted to students with a concentration in entrepreneurship. It has grown into a capstone program for all full-time MBA students at the end of their first year. The students are divided into teams to work on one or more critical problems facing local nonprofit organizations.
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