MOOC on Social Entrepreneurship Starting on 3rd September (incl. Business Modelling and Business Planning)

Prof. Kai Hockerts from Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark, offers a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Social Entrepreneurship on Coursera. The course starts on 3rd September 2014 and takes 12 weeks (4-6 hours of work per week). Learn more about the Social Entrepreneurship MOOC.

Short description (from Coursera): “In this course you will learn how to create societal impact through Social Entrepreneurship (S-ENT). S-ENT describes the discovery and sustainable exploitation of opportunities to create social change. We will introduce you to S-ENT examples and guide you through the process of identifying an opportunity to address social problems as well as outlining your idea in a business plan.”

It contains 12 modules, including two on business models:

Intro:          Introduction to the Course
Week 1:     What is Social Entrepreneurship?
Week 2:     Why is a Social Entrepreneur?
Week 3:     How to Identify an Opportunity?
Week 4:     Creating a Business Model
Week 5:     The Business Model Canvas
Week 6:     Writing a Business Plan
Week 7:     Selecting an Organizational Form
Week 8:     Attracting Investors
Week 9:     Measuring Social Impact
Week 10:   Communication Strategies for Social Enterprises
Week 11:   Replication Strategy
Week 12:   Exit Strategies

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