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249.41 sec. 001 - Structuring for Impact: Exploring the Role of Tax Exempt Organizations & Hybrid Structures (Fall 2019)

Instructor: Tomer Inbar  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 1


    Th 6:25 PM - 9:05 PM
    Location: Law 115
    On 2019-09-19

    F 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Law 115
    On 2019-09-20

    F 3:10 PM - 6:00 PM
    Location: Law 115
    On 2019-09-20

    Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Law 115
    On 2019-09-21

    Sa 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location: Law 115
    On 2019-09-21

Course Start: September 19, 2019
Course End: September 21, 2019
Class Number: 32713

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 19
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 20
As of: 04/07 11:14 PM

The philanthropic and commercial sectors are more interrelated than ever. In recent years, there has been a dramatic shift in the way that nonprofits leverage the strategies traditionally used by for-profits in order to advance their mission, while commercial actors have become increasingly focused on impact. This course will explore this new landscape from the perspective of the role of nonprofit organizations. Through a grounding in fundamental legal issues, case studies and highly interactive exercises we will explore how nonprofits can - either alone or in tandem with for-profits - navigate and apply commercial and business mechanisms and strategies to achieve and scale environmental and social impact. This course will expose students to the unique history and role of nonprofits in the US, traditional and innovative nonprofit and hybrid forms and structures, including nonprofit/for-profit partnerships, capital aggregation, investment and funding issues, as well as compliance considerations.

This course will blend theory and practice and will be taught by Tomer Inbar, who is widely recognized as an expert in nonprofit law. We will also benefit from the knowledge and experience of practitioners and experts in social enterprises, including Will Fitzpatrick.

Course will meet the following days and times:
Thursday, September 19th 6:25 PM - 9:05 PM
Friday, September 20th 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 3:10 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, September 21st 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend in order not to be dropped.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
This is a credit only course
Course Category: Business Law

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