SOE-570 Social Entrepreneurship

This course focuses on the emerging field of social entrepreneurship, an application of for-profit entrepreneurship skills to ventures that focus on nonprofit mission and social value. It offers practical information for individuals in the field as well as innovative methods of conceptualizing the search for new and better ways to support and invest in social value. This course presents a framework for understanding this new sector of the economy, proven business skill sets adapted for the nonprofit environment, application tools for the field and advice for avoiding common pitfalls. It also spotlights specific implementation activities designed to monitor performance and provide various constituencies including donor-investors with measurable results, accountability indicators, and overall return on investment.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jul 2020, Jan 2021

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