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Social Entrepreneurship

  • Examines Foundations of Social Entrepreneurship
  • Focuses on Building Businesses That Affect Change
  • Explores Social Innovations Across Diverse Businesses

Today business is not just about the creation of capital. The idea of “doing well by doing good” is driving industries around the world to affect change in their local communities, in cities, and on a global basis while maintaining profitable business models for stakeholders. These courses teach the foundations of social entrepreneurship, emphasizing how the “triple bottom line” has become a necessary facet for long-term business success. Skills gained will help you to create your own socially driven business venture or implement corporate social responsibility and innovation in your organization.

Branding and Marketing for Social Enterprises

Acquire a greater understanding of how to effectively brand and market a social organization in order to gain lasting competitive advantage.

2017 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Design Thinking for Social Impact

Acquire the tools for creating internal change, while learning about and applying the design thinking process to your organization or team.

2017 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Social Innovation and Systems Thinking

Acquire an overview of ecosystem mapping, systems thinking, and innovation theory, as applied to innovation and change of social issues.

2017 Fall
1 section

Storytelling for Social Impact

Learn to leverage stories in order to stand out from the crowd and to build an emotional connection with colleagues, customers, and communities.

2017 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Unlock Your Network: Resource Mapping for Social Change

Learn how to continuously seek opportunities, and know your unique strengths by examining your past successes and failures.

2017 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Leadership and the Environment

Gain effective leadership techniques focused on leading yourself and others in tackling perhaps the great challenge of our time: climate change.

2017 Fall
1 section