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Approx. 20 hours to complete
English

Skills you will gain

SustainabilityInnovationSocial EntrepreneurshipEntrepreneurship

Learner Career Outcomes

40%

started a new career after completing these courses

42%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 20 hours to complete
English

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University of Cape Town

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

What's our problem?

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 59 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
About this course4m
RLabs: Journey of Hope Part 17m
What is Social Innovation?4m
Simple, complicated and complex6m
Wicked problems4m
The 5 Whys4m
Case study: Mothers2mothers8m
Reflecting with RLabs: problems10m
Week 1 Peer Assignment guidance5m
5 readings
Meet your instructors10m
How this course works10m
What to expect in week 110m
RLabs: Empowering Unlikely Innovators10m
Week 1 recommended readings10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1: Test your knowledge30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

What do we have to work with?

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Discovering resources3m
Appreciative inquiry6m
Case study: The Street Store5m
Finding hidden resources6m
Reflecting with RLabs: resources10m
2 readings
What to expect in week 210m
Week 2 recommended readings10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2: Graded quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Getting out of your comfort zone

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 47 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Bricolage: recombining ideas and people3m
Thinking about difference7m
Engaging difference3m
Negotiating difference8m
Reflecting with RLabs: comfort zones12m
Week 3 peer assessment4m
2 readings
What to expect in week 310m
Week 3 recommended readings10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 practice quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Innovating by design

5 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 53 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Generating ideas3m
Design thinking principles7m
Design thinking steps3m
Design thinking case studies5m
Discussing design thinking7m
Reflecting with RLabs: design in social innovation10m
Week 4 Peer Assignment guidance4m
Week 4 peer assessment artefact feedback4m
2 readings
What to expect in week 410m
Week 4 recommended readings10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 practice quiz30m

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