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Management 101 - Frascella: Home

This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in Management 101 with Kristin Frascella.

Using this Guide and the Research Workshop Slides

See the research workshop slides (including the speaker notes on each slide) to review what Professor Carey covered during the class session.

The videos, tutorials, and links on the pages of this guide provide additional tips and resources for finding, evaluating, and citing information sources. 

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Your Assignment

two stick figures tending a plantAssignment #4: Final Project

Your final project is a Passion Project, which will serve as a demonstration of your mastery of several of the management tools and principles we have studied this semester.

What is a Passion Project?

A self-directed project designed to achieve a specific mission and outcome that demonstrates your unique values, ambition, strengths, interests, creativity, and leadership. It kindles your passion and sparks your joy and enthusiasm; it’s focused on something you genuinely care about. A Passion Project showcases your values and demonstrates why they’re important to you.


  1. Written Overview including
    • Mission Vision Statement for project
    • SWOT Analysis of project
    • SMART Goals for project
    • Crowdsourcing - Activity for information gathering and dissemination
    • Bibliography
  2. Three Minute “Project Pitch”
  3. LinkedIn Profile
  4. Self Evaluation

Examples of Passion Projects

  • Create a blog, podcast, or YouTube channel and gain followers
  • Create products or services
  • Launch an e-commerce site or mobile app
  • Design and implement a community project or event series
  • Publish a book or articles in journals, magazines, newspapers, or other media
  • Conduct and publish research
  • Complete a project-based internship
  • Invent or build something that solves a real-world problem
  • Paint or organize murals or artwork that’s meaningful to your community
  • Produce a play that calls attention to meaningful issues
  • Create a program that teaches seniors how to use the computer and internet
  • Design a mentorship program to help people overcome hardship or challenges
  • Create and organize a workshop series
  • Help develop solutions for a community health problem
  • Create a social media marketing campaign for a meaningful cause
  • Produce a documentary
  • Organize events to clean up your school or community
  • Publish poems, stories, or a novel

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