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About the Course

This free 6 week course is for anyone who wants to make a difference. Whether you are already familiar with the field of social innovation or social entrepreneurship, working for an organization that wants to increase its social impact, or just starting out, this course will take you on a journey of exploring the complex problems that surround us and how to start thinking about solutions. We will debunk common assumptions around what resources are needed to begin acting as a social innovator. We will learn from the numerous examples of social innovations happening all over the world. You will be challenged to get out of your comfort zone and start engaging with the diverse spaces around you. By the end of the course, you will have formed your own approach to social innovation, and you will have begun to develop the concepts, mindset, skills, and relationships that will enable you to start and evolve as a changemaker. You will be able to purchase a Verified Certificate if you wish to show evidence of your achievements, but this is optional, and you may apply for Financial Aid if you are unable to pay the certificate fee. The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship co-created this course with RLabs, a social movement ‘born-and-bred’ in Bridgetown, Cape Town that is now active in 22 countries. The movement empowers youth through innovative and disruptive technology by teaching them vital skills and providing much needed support and a sense of community. Advocating and supporting initiatives such as RLabs forms part of the Bertha Centre’s mandate. The Centre is a specialised unit at University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business, and is the first academic centre in Africa dedicated to advancing social innovation and entrepreneurship. You can view the course trailer at www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcWYG64WO20 Tweet about this course using the hashtag #socinnMOOC...

Top reviews

SI
Feb 10, 2018

Highly recommended for the change agents who have no background in social entrepreneurship. This course will walk you through step by step into changing the system for the better of humanity habitats.

SA
Jul 2, 2020

This course was great! I learned a lot through discussion and project submissions. I have not only learned how to create change in my community but I have taken the first steps to make it a reality.

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By SIRISILLA R

Jun 4, 2020

It was a nice learning experience..

By Nina A

Mar 7, 2017

Great and inspirational course!

By Sadia M

May 10, 2020

it was amazing.thanks everyone

By Franco G A

Jun 11, 2019

very good reflection excercise

By Santhosh R

Jul 9, 2020

Really interesting and good

By ARNAV S

Jun 28, 2020

it was a good course

By Samiul I

Jun 1, 2020

it was so creative

By Harish K

May 16, 2020

great course

By Ajit P

May 14, 2020

Good course

By Akinboyewa O O

Oct 31, 2020

Good

By SABBIR R

Aug 8, 2020

Good

By Abdullah A Z

May 9, 2020

no

By Ellen D

Jun 28, 2020

The "reflecting" videos at the end of each week were not very helpful. Its not particularly engaging to watch a group discussion. I think this could have been made more interesting. But I like the assessments.

By Georgey K B

Jun 17, 2020

Too much hefty. But whats being taught is perfect

By Chanpreet S M

May 27, 2020

Teachers are not so engaging. Material is fine

By Juan J C

Jul 25, 2020

too cofused on RLabs

By Oliver S

May 11, 2020

Very basic content, Not particularly interesting or well presented material.

By Amanda N

Jul 27, 2020

I have to keep extending the deadlines to get feedback on assignments. Overall the course was informative and educational.

By Kaiquan M

Oct 23, 2020

incredibly frustrating assignment where people anyhow grade my submission and failed me without proper feedback.

By Nisarg P

Nov 12, 2020

Kindly unenroll me from this worst course