Course:

Social Entrepreneurship for Changemakers

Course syllabus:

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MODULE: WELCOME TO "DESIGN YOUR CHANGEMAKING VENTURE"

  • COURSE INTRODUCTION

  • HOW THIS COURSE WORKS

  • BEFORE YOU DIVE IN - A LITTLE PREP WORK

MODULE: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: UNPACKED

  • WHAT IT MEANS: IT'S AN APPROACH

    • THE MEANS AND ENDS: THE 2 E'S

    • PUT EMPATHY IN ACTION

  • ADD VALUE IN THE EMPOWERMENT EQUATION

  • IT’S ABOUT FINDING YOUR CATALYTIC STRATEGIES

MODULE: YOUR HYPOTHESIS - OVERALL CHANGEMAKING APPROACH + FRAMEWORK

  • OVERVIEW

  • THE LEARNING JOURNEY PROCESS

  • RESEARCH, DISCOVERY + TESTING STRATEGIES

  • YOUR IDEA

  • YOUR CHANGEMAKING CANVAS

  • YOUR MVP (MINIMUM VIABLE SOLUTION)

IDEATION + INSPIRATION MODULE 1

 

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: EMPOWER THE MOST AFFECTED AS THE DRIVERS

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: START WITH SIMPLE

DEFINITION MODULE 1:

WHO ARE YOU?

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • KNOW YOUR WHY

    • KNOW YOUR CORE VALUES

    • ANALYZING AND BUILDING YOUR TEAM

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION

IDEATION + INSPIRATION MODULE 2
 

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: SEARCH FOR STRENGTH WHERE OTHERS SEE DEFICIT

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: RE- PURPOSE/DIRECT/IMAGINE

DEFINITION MODULE 2:

WHO ARE YOUR CONSTITUENTS?

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • EMPATHY MAP

    • CONSTITUENT PERSONA

    • YOUR CONSTITUENT SCALE

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION

IDEATION + INSPIRATION MODUE 3

 

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: EMPOWER NEAR PEERS

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: REIMAGINE HOW YOU GATHER AND USE DATA

 

DIAGNOSIS MODULE 1:

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM/CHALLENGE?

 

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • JOURNEY MAP

    • PROBLEM PRIORITIZATION + POTENTIAL SOLUTION ANALYSIS

    • ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS

    • PROBLEM TO SOLUTION CATEGORIZATION

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION

IDEATION + INSPIRATION MODULE 4

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: REMOVE THE OBSTACLES

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: JUST DO THE OPPOSITE


DIAGNOSIS MODULE 2:

WHAT ARE THE DYNAMICS OF THE SYSTEM?

 

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • SYSTEM INTERCONNECTEDNESS ANALYSIS

    • SYSTEMS COMPONENT ANALYSIS

    • SYSTEMS DEEP DIVE

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION


IDEATION + INSPIRATION MODULE 5

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: BUILD A MUTUALLY SYMBIOTIC ECOSYSTEM

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: IGNITE + HARVEST THE POWER OF MANY


DIAGNOSIS MODULE 3:

WHERE ARE THE STRENGTHS, GAPS + OPPORTUNITIES?

 

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • EMPOWERMENT MATRIX

    • WELL BEING ANALYSIS

    • CAPITAL MIX ANALYSIS

    • STAKEHOLDER POWER ANALYSIS

    • SWOT ANALYSIS

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION


IDEATION + INSPIRATION MODULE 6

 

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: LEVERAGE AND/OR CREATE SOCIAL CAPITAL

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: MOTIVATE WHAT MOTIVATES

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: MAKE ONE MANY


DIAGNOSIS MODULE 4:

WHAT'S THE CURRENT LANDSCAPE OF SOLUTIONS?

 

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • CURRENT SOLUTIONS ANALYSIS

    • STRATEGIC POSITIONING MAP

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION


IDEATION + INSPIRATION MODULE 7

 

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: DEPROFESSIONALIZE TO SCALE

  • CATALYTIC STRATEGY: DESIGN CATALYTIC COMMUNICATION + MESSAGING


DESIGN MODULE 1:

HOW IS SUCCESS DEFINED AND HOW WILL YOU GET THERE?

 

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • YOUR DESIRED OUTCOMES + INDICATORS

    • DRIVER DIAGRAM

    • PATHWAY TO CATALYTIC IMPACT ANALYSIS

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION

 

DESIGN MODULE 2:

WHAT ARE THE KEY DYNAMICS OF YOUR INNOVATION?

 

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • PAINS TO FEATURES ANALYSIS

    • ANALYZING, ALIGNING + DESIGNING INCENTIVES

    • MARKETING MIX ANALYSIS

    • PRICING ANALYSIS

    • COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES ANALYSIS

    • KEYS TO INNOVATION ADOPTION

    • FEEDBACK LOOPS ANALYSIS

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION

 

DESIGN MODULE 3:

HOW WILL YOU LAUNCH + SCALE?

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • SCALING STRATEGIES ANALYSIS

    • LAUNCH STRATEGY

    • ENGAGEMENT + SCALING STRATEGY

    • GET TO THE INNOVATION'S ESSENCE

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION

DESIGN MODULE 4:

HOW WILL YOU START AND SUSTAIN YOUR IMPACT?

 

  • OVERVIEW

  • CHANGEMAKING FRAMEWORKS/EXERCISES WITH INSIGHTS

    • RESOURCE NEEDS ANALYSIS

    • RESOURCE SOURCES ANALYSIS

    • FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

  • YOUR REFLECTION + RECALIBRATION

 

PRESENT:

HOW WILL YOU PRESENT YOUR CHANGEMAKING INNOVATION?

  • OVERVIEW

  • PRESENTATION GUIDE

  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY GUIDE

  • FINANCIAL STATEMENTS GUIDE