Copenhagen Business School
Identifying Social Entrepreneurship Opportunities
Copenhagen Business School

Identifying Social Entrepreneurship Opportunities

This course is part of Social Entrepreneurship Specialization

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Kai  Hockerts

Instructor: Kai Hockerts

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Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

Welcome to the first Module of Course 1! In this first Module you will receive an administrative introduction to the general structure of the Specialization and learn how you can manage the courses successfully. Content-wise we will, first, address the definition and meaning of Social Entrepreneurship. Second we will focus on the need to learn about the source and root of a social problem and highlight the importance to deal with this prior to thinking about solutions.

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7 videos2 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 2. The second Module will introduce you to different perspectives about Social Entrepreneurship. You will be asked to initiate your team formation process and select a problem topic that you want to address with your social venture in the future.

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11 videos4 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

With Module 3 you have reached halftime of Course 1. Congratulations! This Module will answer the question what it takes people to become Entrepreneurs. In addition you will be introduced to the concept of a Community Enterprise. Your personal challenge will be to define your future role within your project team and to think about how to find opportunities to address social problems.

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7 videos6 readings1 peer review2 discussion prompts

In Module 4 you will be introduced to opportunity identification. You will learn how to recognize complementary and antagonistic assets and turn them into opportunities. You will also be confronted with failures that other ventures experienced in order to prepare yourself for potential challenges for your own establishing your own social venture. By the end of the Module you will be encouraged to start thinking about possible income models.

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6 videos6 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Welcome to the last Module of this course! We hope you have enjoyed the course so far and made a progress in becoming a Social Entrepreneur. In this 5th Module we will delve deeper into different financial structures for social ventures. Furthermore you will discuss what it means to transfer a concept to a different context by reference to Microfinance. Finally you will be able to design a revenue strategy for your social venture.

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4 videos2 readings1 peer review

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Kai  Hockerts
Copenhagen Business School
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