social entrepreneurship for changemakers
empathy in action
Learn the what, the why and the how of taking a social entrepreneurship approach to create change. We combine insights from our 20+ years of experience with curated social innovation stories and media from around the world to help you learn how to put empathy in action. If you're just staring out on your changemaker journey or are already on your way and want some fresh and practical insights to help you accelerate, this may be the course for you.
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 critical thinking reflections will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from Columbia Business School Venture for All.
THE VALUE PROPOSITION
Practical background knowledge about a social entrepreneurship approach to changemaking with insights gained from over 20 years of field, consulting and teaching experience
Our goal is to help you learn how to take a practical social entrepreneurship approach to changemaking. We've included the following core components to create a unique value proposition for you and/or your team:
An iterative and flexible design applicable for everyone from those who may just have the seed of an idea to professionals who are already working in social innovation
An informal approach that draws references and analogies from science, music, film, and the arts
Proven catalytic strategies and tactics for changemaking using solutions journalism mini case studies as examples. We've curated over 50 stories with social innovations from over 25 countries that you can use for your own iterative and inspired social innovation design process.
A structure whereby you can go-at-your-own pace and complete the course within 3 weeks or 3 months. It's up to you.
A certificate in "Social Innovation Design" from Columbia Business School "Venture for All"
10% of all fees divided between the rural Guatemalan education organization and the Haitian social enterprise our leadership co founded
RECEIVE A "CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION"
ENGAGEMENT + PRICING OPTIONS
We offer a number of different pricing and engagement options to fit within you means and level of desired engagement. Simply choose the option best for you and "upgrade" as you go if you'd like.
* OPTION 1 HAS LIMITED SEATS and does not include the Certificate of Completion from Columbia Business School "Venture for All" but does include a Certificate of Completion from Social EntrepreneurU.
Discounts for Returned and Evacuated Peace Corps Volunteers through our collaboration with the National Peace Corps Association.
"Greg's combined expertise in business and years of experience in social entrepreneurship around the globe give him a unique understanding about the drivers of social innovation. He has a remarkable ability to distill key strategic insights that explain success and communicate them in ways that are both accessible and inspiring."
Co Founder- Solutions Journalism Network,
Author - “How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas”