This course will build on the introduction and concepts from the previous course, BUS-X822. It will provide participants with key tools, models and frameworks for assessing, developing and scaling social enterprise models across a wide variety of sectors. The course will include:
The course will incorporate 4-5 case studies, lectures, and interviews with social entrepreneurs from several sectors. Potential case studies include Embrace (global baby incubators), GE Adventure Series pediatric MRIs, Kitchens for Good and Doing Good Works. The course will include participants listening to recorded materials, engaging in discussions, and a range of exercises to be completed to apply and practice the tools and models featured in the curriculum.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for those that are interested in entrepreneurship careers that can benefit society. This includes:
PLEASE NOTE: Due to regulations from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of San Diego is unable to enroll students in its online programs who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island and Wisconsin. This restriction does not apply to applicants interested in a campus-based program.
Course Format: This course is offered in Online Fixed-Date (fully online) and spans a 7-week schedule. It is asynchronous, meaning that lessons and assignments are presented weekly, with assignments due within each course week. Asynchronous learning allows for greater flexibility around your personal schedule.
Course Materials: All resources will be available to you within the course.
Successful completion of BUS-X822, Social Entrepreneurship: An Introduction
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