14 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2007
Date Written: 2005
The objective of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the complex dynamics underlying Social Entrepreneurship as a global phenomenon. The course invites students to look beyond traditional boundaries and critically assess alternative ways of doing business and creating social value.
The main objectives of the course are:
* to introduce the concept, practices, opportunities, and challenges of Social Entrepreneurship
* to translate insights from class discussion into frameworks to facilitate facing these challenges
* to define new possible roles and strategies for entrepreneurs and established companies to address social needs and contribute to sustainable development.
Keywords: social entrepreneurship, social value, entrepreneurs, sustainable development
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