The mission of Loyola Marymount University’s Business & Finance Division is to support all operations of the University by providing business, financial and risk management services. We work with all campus departments in an effort to solve their financial challenges, and to assist in their financial planning needs. Our goal is to provide these services in a professional manner with the responsiveness, courtesy and respect characteristic of the University’s culture of service. This article provides you with an overview of the most famous ones. It was inspired by a Japanese tourist who once asked me what the building in the picture above is was called. I hesitated for a moment as I was not sure whether I should give her the real name, or the nickname. I decided to provide her with the latter, which led to some confusion as I tried to explain what a gherkin is in sign-language!
The module aims to help students understand concepts of social entrepreneurship and provide the opportunity to examine a range of social enterprise and social entrepreneurship issues in a global context. It seeks to develop student’s observational and analytical skills by allowing them to undertake supervised research on specific topics in an unfamiliar environment. Whilst undertaking the research, it is intended that students should develop a respect for different environments and cultures. In addition, aspects of students’ personal skills such as teamwork, leadership and initiative will be developing.