Leading in a Civilian Context: A Socially Responsible MBA for Returning Veterans University of South Florida | St. Petersburg The University of South Florida at St. Petersburg offers an expedited MBA program for veterans, emphasizing the importance of corporate social responsibility. Implementation Dates: June 2012-May 2014 Description: The university is providing on-going support seminars and a dedicated career counselor to help veterans navigate course selection and search for jobs. This program demonstrates how veterans' leadership experiences can be translated into strong business management skills. i2i Challenge Ideas being Implemented: Practical Challenge for Social Good Every Student Creates a Business Plan Leading in a Civilian Context Progress Update November 2012: A Program to Help Veterans Translate Skills into the Business World USFSP is helping veterans transfer skills and prepare for a leadership role beyond the military. Hear from prospective MBA student and Army veteran Andrea Rice. Progress Update August 2012: USFSP Kicks off Leading in a Civilian Context USFSP is working closely with veterans to help them lead in a civilian context. Hear more about the project from Associate Dean Alison Watkins.