Social Entrepreneurship & Enterprise

The goal of this course is to offer a variety of opportunities for students to learn about social entrepreneurship and engage students in learning the contributors to high performing social enterprises. Students will explore stories of established social enterprises through books and case studies to uncover common themes and approaches. In additional, students will engage in experience exercises and class discussions for full emersion into the mindset of socially oriented business and activities. The objective is to acquire needed skills and knowledge for building and leading social enterprises. Students will apply their knowledge learned in other global MBA courses in a creative and interdisciplinary way by evaluating other social efforts made by existing organizations, and by testing the feasibility of a new social enterprise idea. This course will attract students who are contemplating leading a social enterprise, interested in consulting to social enterprises, planning to serve as an advisor or volunteer in an organization, or funding social efforts or nonprofit organizations.

Course Number: 
GF-5426
Credit Hours: 
3.00