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Beginner Level
Approx. 22 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to the Course

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 53 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
An Idea about Social Innovation | Johanna Mair9m
Introduction to Course Structure4m
Understand a Social Problem | Ester Barinaga14m
Required Peer Review Assignment & Optional Case Assignment10m
Instructions for Peer Review Assignment3m
2 readings
From Third Sector to Social Enterprise: A European Research Trajectory | Defourny 201430m
Building social capital for societal entrepreneurship. | Westlund & Gawell 201020m
Week
2

Week 2

8 hours to complete

Definition of Social Entrepreneurship

8 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 76 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Social Entrepreneurship from a UK Perspective | Alan Barrell3m
The EMES Network Approach | Roger Spear2m
The New Jersey Social Innovation Institute | Jeffrey Robinson7m
The 7-Day-Challenge5m
Optional Case Assignment: Ashoka & UnLtd3m
Interview with Ashoka Scandinavia17m
Interview with CEO of UnLtd | Mark Norbury10m
Ashoka Information Video3m
UnLtd Information Video5m
3 readings
Instructions for the 7-Day-Challenge3h
Social entrepreneurship: The case for definition | Martin & Osberg 2007 | Stanford social innovation review15m
Social entrepreneurship: A critical review of the concept. | Peredo & McLean 200630m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Who is a Social Entrepreneur

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 50 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Who is a Social Entrepreneur? | Sudhanshu Rai5m
What is a Community Enterprise | Helen Haugh4m
Start to discuss Solutions to your identified Problem1m
Begin Rating & Selecting Ideas6m
Peer-evaluation Assignment & Optional Case Assignment8m
Case | The Story of Specialisterne9m
6 readings
Social entrepreneurship: How intentions to create a social venture are formed. | Mair & Noboa 200330m
The process of social entrepreneurship: creating opportunities worthy of serious pursuit. | Guclu, Dees & Anderson 200220m
Specialists in a World of Generalists | Robert Austin20m
"Who Is An Entrepreneur" is the Wrong Question | Gartner 198830m
The multiple faces of social entrepreneurship: A review of definitional issues based on geographical and thematic criteria | Bacq & Janssen 201120m
The duality of social enterprise: A framework for social action | Massetti 201230m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

How to Identify an Opportunity

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 78 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Opportunity Identification at the Example of Gram Vikas | Johanna Mair5m
The Example of Grameen Veolia | Anirudh Agrawal6m
Instructions for Your Peer-Review Assignment and Optional Case Assignment13m
Interview with the founder of MyC4 (Autumn 2014)14m
Interview with the founder of MyC4 (Spring 2015)14m
6 readings
How Social Enterprises Deal with Antagonistic Assets | Hockerts 201430m
Social Entrepreneurship in Rural India: A Small Step Towards Institutional Change | Ganly & Mair 200920m
3 Types of Income Models for Social Entrepreneurship20m
How opportunities develop in social entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship theory and practice | Corner & Ho 201030m
Building Social Business Models: Lessons from the Grameen Experience | Yunus, Moingeon & Lehmann-Ortega 201020m
Business Models as Models | Baden-Fuller & Morgan 201030m

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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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