Courses Tailored Toward Leadership & Innovation

At the Wilson Center, we create original courses and programs as well as accept proposals from students for courses that they want to see at Grinnell. From alumni short courses, to alumni speaker series, to enhancing existing courses, our flexibility allows your creativity to flourish in a meaningful way. A small example of some of our past curricula:

Spring 2016

Creative Careers: Learning from Alumni
Alumni return to campus and discuss their success, challenges and overall experience post-graduation.

Fall 2015

Real Life Entrepreneurship: How to build a Brand/Business
Taught by Sanjay Khanna ’85, this course shows you what entrepreneurship, or intrapreneurship, really looks like.

Spring 2015

Special Topic: Managing Organizations for Sustainability and Social Responsibility
Seven alumni collaborate to discuss how to make an organization more sustainable and socially responsible. Grinnell President, Howard Bowen, the father of the Corporate Social Responsibility Movement’s work is considered throughout.

Fall 2014

Learning from CS Alumni
This course details Computer Science alumni. These alumni return to Grinnell and share their experiences with undergraduate students.

What courses do you want at Grinnell?

Let us know. We work with you to enhance your academic experience with custom, curated courses that prepare you to be a stronger leader and innovator.