249.41 sec. 001 - Structuring for Impact: Exploring the Role of Tax Exempt Organizations & Hybrid Structures (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Tomer Inbar (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
Th 6:25 PM - 9:05 PM
F 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
F 3:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Sa 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sa 2:10 PM - 5:10 PM
Course End: October 17, 2020
Class Number: 32682
Enroll Limit: 30
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
The philanthropic and commercial sectors are more interrelated than ever. In recent years, there has been a dramatic shift in the way that tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations 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 tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations. Through a grounding in fundamental legal issues, case studies and highly interactive exercises we will explore how these organizations 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 hybrid forms and structures, including nonprofit/for-profit partnerships, capital aggregation models, 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 the law applicable to nonprofit/tax-exempt organizations.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, October 15th 6:25 PM - 9:05 PM
Friday, October 16th 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 3:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Saturday, October 17th 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM and 2:10 PM - 5:10 PM
Real-time attendance at the first Zoom 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 or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.
Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Business Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest
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