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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction of the Business Model Canvas

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 52 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Business Model9m
An Introduction for the Business Model Canvas | Karim Jabbar18m
Applying the Business Model Canvas to Hueforbi | Karim Jabbar & Renee Madsen16m
Peer Evaluation Assignment & Optional Case Assignment3m
4 readings
Prerequisites for this course10m
Business Models as Models20m
Preview: Business Model Generation | Osterwalder & Pigneur 200910m
Babele10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Applying the Business Model Canvas

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 57 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
The Social Business Model Canvas | Ted Ladd9m
Start Developing Your Business Model Canvas5m
How to co-create a Business Model | Sudhanshu Rai2m
An Introduction to Business Plan Writing7m
How the RubyCup Team used its Business Plan3m
Use Babele to interact with others2m
Instructions for Peer Review & Optional Case Assignment1m
1 reading
The Ruby Cup Business Plan45m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

The Purpose of a Business Plan

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 42 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Key Elements of a Good Business Plan | Ted Ladd4m
What to Think Through before Starting a Business Plan | Sudhanshu Rai7m
Instructions for Optional Case Assignment & Peer Review3m
Interview CEO of Bybi | Oliver Maxwell8m
2 readings
A Business Planning Guide to Developing a Social Enterprise30m
The Grunt Fund Calculator10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Selecting an Organizational Form

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
New Organizational Forms in the US: L3C & B Corp | Jeffrey Robinson8m
New Organizational Form in the UK: Community Interest Company (CIC) | Helen Haugh & Roger Spear14m
Start selecting an organizational form for your own startup4m
Mark Norbury (UnLtd) on organizational forms in the UK3m
Interview with CEO of "Den Sociale Kapital Fond" | Lars Jannick Johansen13m
Assignment Instructions2m
1 reading
Why Consider A Benefit Corporation?15m

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About the Social Entrepreneurship Specialization

In this specialization you will learn how to create societal impact through Social Entrepreneurship. Social Entrepreneurship describes the discovery and sustainable exploitation of opportunities to create social change. We will introduce you to examples of Social Entrepreneurship and guide you through the process of establishing a venture to address a social or environment problem. You will form of team and study a problematic issue to learn more about the source of the problem. We will equip you with frameworks identifying opportunities, support your team, and outlining your idea. You will develop your idea and iterate on your business model throughout the Specialization, and conclude with completing a business plan....
Social Entrepreneurship

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