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Course 511: Social Entrepreneurship
Professor: Andrew Sears
This course will explore the discipline of social entrepreneurship focused on high-tech initiatives. This course will help students to:
- To be able to define the field of social entrepreneurship and key traits of social entrepreneurs.
- To be able to describe and apply key theories and concepts the field of social entrepreneurship.
- To be able to describe and apply the theories from the Lean Startup and Business Models needed to rapidly adapt to an uncertain environments facing social entrepreneurs.
- To be able to conduct a detailed analysis of an organization to assess which initiatives are contributing the most (and least) to its mission impact and revenue sustainability.
- To be able to synthesize and present theories and concepts of social entrepreneurship into strategic recommendations for organizations.
Gelobter, M. (2015). Lean Startups for Social Change: The Revolutionary Path to Big Impact (1 edition). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers. 224 pg. ISBN: 978-1626561496
Osterwalder, A., & Pigneur, Y. (2010). Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers (1st edition). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons. ISBN: 978-0470876411.
|Total Cost of Course, including Books (at Full Price)||$917.86