Gain insights from social entrepreneurs and their experiences
Learn about the impact value chain from academics from diverse disciplines
Use the design thinking method to identify concrete social problems and come up with sustainable ideas to solve them
Understand the concept of social innovation and learn how to apply it
Dive into social impact and learn how to measure it
Do you want to change the world? Do you want to know how to start?
Nowadays, the world needs responsible leaders to solve problems that matter. It is up to us to come up with sustainable solutions to shape a better world. Become an entrepreneur and be part of the change!
Join us on this journey that provides you with the latest tools and the mindset to discover the entrepreneur within yourself. By combining lectures from world-renowned speakers like Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Alexander Osterwalder and Hedda Pahlson-Moller with insights from serial social entrepreneurs, we delve into the world of social entrepreneurship. Topics range from business modeling and design thinking to impact creation and social innovation.
This course will lead you through your own impact journey where you will get a full perspective of the world of social entrepreneurship and give you the essential insights to boost your entrepreneurial intention and become a real change maker.
You are not alone in this journey—this course will connect you with like-minded people all around the world in order to create a community with different backgrounds, personalities, and perspectives. You will have the opportunity to interact with your peers through a dynamic learning structure that will encourage discussion and idea sharing on a weekly basis.
After this course, you will be able to assess entrepreneurial opportunities through the perspective of both impact and business. The tools you acquire will enable you to turn these opportunities into viable social solutions and maximize impact.
This course was created by the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie, a cooperation of the Munich Universities and their Entrepreneurship Centers.
Module 1: Entrepreneurship And YOU
Yunus Social Business
Module 2: Getting Started
Needfinding and Ideation
From Purpose to Idea
Creating Great Teams
Module 3: Make It Happen
Starting in Imperfect Surroundings
Module 4: Think Big
Business Models with an Impact
Module 5: Staying On Track
Impact Measurement and Scaling
What to do when it doesn´t work
Module 6: Share It
Pitching and Idea Communication
Staying Motivated and Motivating Others