social entrepreneurship for changemakers

from inspiration to action

Online course:

Social Entrepreneurship for Changemakers

empathy for impact

We've launched this new initiative to provide high-impact ad economical resources to support students, professionals, teams

Starts:

Wednesday,

February 26th, 2020

Duration:

Who's this for?

Private and social sector professionals with limited time who are desirous of learning a social entrepreneurial approach to  wicked problem solving through inspirational stories about leaders and organizations tackling critical global challenges

Description:

Learn from what’s working. 

Learn the practical HOW TO’S for putting empathy in action.

 

This course focuses on providing private and social sector professionals with an inspiring means to learn how to take social entrepreneurial approach to diagnose, design, implement and scale innovations. Combining 20+ years of experience with select social innovation solutions journalism stories, our goal is to provide you with a deeper understanding about how to  develop empathetic strategies and tactics regardless of your daily area of focus. This is a first-of-its-kind global citizenship approach to personal and professional development. 

 

This is an asynchronous course that can be completed over a 12 week time frame. You have the opportunity to choose your own pace and your own content based upon the issues that interest you the most. This is pass/fail. Participants who completed the requisite number of criticla thinking assignments will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from Columbia Business School Venture for All and Solutions Journalism Network. 

Desired learning outcomes:

Our goal is to help you gain the following in an inspired way: 

 

  • Deep knowledge about social entrepreneurship and how you can apply this approach to your work

  • An enhanced understanding of how to put empathy in action

  • Improved critical thinking skills

  • Improved adaptive leadership skills

  • Enhanced wicked problem identification and problem solving skills

  • A significantly better understanding of how leaders and organizations are solving some of the most challenging global problems

Cost structure:

Unique components:

Following is a summary of the unique course components:

 

  • 50 practical, “how to” Insights gained from working in the sector for nearly 20 years

  • Access to 50+ of the most compelling solutions journalism stories (mini cases) from around the world covering all of the Sustainable Development Goals

  • 50 practical, “how to” Insights gained from working in the sector for nearly 20 years

Receive a "Certificate of Completion" 

Course approach + structure:

Our goal is to help you gain the following in an inspired way: 

 

Course syllabus:

Following.cs regardless of your daily area of focus. This is a first-of-its-kind global citizenship approach to personal and professional development. 

Module: Welcome to "Social Entrepreneurship for Changemakers"

  • Course introduction

  • How this course works

  • Before you dive in

Module: Social entrepreneurship: The Essentials

Modules: Social entrepreneurship: Catalytic Strategies + Tactics