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Social Entrepreneurship Creating Economic and Social Value

14 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2007  

Johanna Mair

University of Navarra - IESE Business School

Date Written: 2005

Abstract

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

Suggested Citation

Mair, Johanna, Social Entrepreneurship Creating Economic and Social Value (2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=975107 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.975107

Johanna Mair (Contact Author)

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