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Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship

Course Number: MGT X421.1

2 units

Focuses on the idea that business ought to have a triple bottom line which includes profitability, social responsibility and environmental sustainability.  Social entrepreneurship primarily rests on the importance of social benefit, and the areas of market failure (vacuum) brought about by globalization. You will study how entrepreneurship, in the social context, seeks to change the world’s big patterns for the good of all. You will learn to:

  • understand social entrepreneurship at the beginning of the 21st century
  • mobilize innovators through design thinking
  • find and maintain self-sustaining sources of revenue
  • create blended value for all stakeholders through the triple bottom line
  • know "Social Entrepreneurs" as change agents
  • understand the depth and meaning of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Focus will be on both the outcome of specific social entrepreneurial endeavors, and how current corporations view the concept of CSR. Together, we will examine where social entrepreneurship is currently positioned as it relates to for-profit organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and NGO’s (non-governmental organizations). You will utilize the Proof of Impact metrics associated with recent studies and literature.

Available Sections

Starting Oct 22

182MCB002

Starting Oct 22
182MCB002

Course Fees

$395 Early Bird Discount ends on Oct 16
$445 after Oct 16

Instructor

Jenai Morehead [ bio ]

close [x] Jenai A. Morehead, B.A., Foundation Consultant, Highland, specializes in nonprofit management and fundraising, and is the author of ¿Empowering You to Help.¿

Schedule:

Mon 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Oct 22 - Dec 10, 2018

No meeting Nov. 12

7 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship"
Teresa Chahine
ISBN: 9781498717045

Prerequisites

Applicable Certificates

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 182MCB002

Dates: Oct 22 - Dec 10, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Instructor: Jenai Morehead

Textbook: Mandatory
"Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship"
Teresa Chahine
ISBN: 9781498717045

Location: UCR Extension Center

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