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MGMT 2139 Special Topics:Social Innovation&Entrepreneurship (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Social entrepreneurship brings innovative market-based solutions to tackle problems in education, healthcare, housing, recycling, economic development, and sustainable water and energy supply. A commitment to measurable outcomes in line with mission needs to be combined with: customer orientation, design thinking, analysis of competitive landscapes, agility to adapt to external trends, and building strategic partnerships to leverage scarce resources. Open to students from all majors. Focuses on skill development. Includes case studies to evaluate social enterprises in US and internationally using a range of business models. Students will develop pitches and business plans for their own social venture ideas.

Instructor(s): Laura Foote

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 18-Mar-15