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