USC Price School of Public Policy

Policy Specialization Electives

Additional Opportunities in Business and Entrepreneurship:

Business and Entrepreneurship

This specialization explores how public policy can leverage the advantages of entrepreneurship to create innovative solutions to social issues.

Suggested management elective:

  • PPD 675 – Nonprofit management and leadership OR
  • PPDE 645 – Financial Management of Nonprofit Organizations

Analytic Elective options:

  • PPD 542 – Policy and Program Evaluation
  • PPD 587 – Risk Analysis
  • PPD 617 – Urban Demography and Growth
  • PPD 647 – Finance of the Public Sector

Sample electives may include:

  • PPD 688 – Business and Public Policy
  • PPD 668 – Entrepreneurship in the Public Sector
  • Marshall School of Business:

  • BAEP 551 – Introduction to New Ventures
  • BAEP 552 – Cases in Feasibility Analysis
  • BAEP 554 – The New Venture Business Plan
  • BAEP 591 – Social Entrepreneurship
  • GSBA 548 – Corporate Finance
  • FBE 529 – Financial Analysis and Valuation
  • FBE 555 – Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • FBE 559 – Management of Financial Risk