Middlesex University is offering free online course on Social Enterprise. This course is intended for anyone interested in learning more about social enterprise, including entrepreneurs, charities and students.
By the end of the course, students will develop a plan for turning your social enterprise into action and there will be a competition to find the best learner-produced plan. The course will start on March 6, 2017.
Course At Glance
Length: 3 weeks
Effort: 4 hours/week
Subject: Social Enterprise
Institution: Middlesex University and Future learn
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on March 6, 2017
For more than 130 years Middlesex University has been home to great minds with a determined and unwavering ambition to improve our world through teaching, learning and research.
At Middlesex, diversity is celebrated, with a global outlook that informs all aspects of academic life, campuses in London, Dubai, Malta and Mauritius, and staff and students hailing from more than 140 countries. Middlesex has a global network of 80,000 alumni, and links and partnerships with international organizations throughout the world.
About This Course
How can you turn a social enterprise idea into action? In this course, you will identify the problem your idea is trying to solve, design your social enterprise venture model and prepare to take it to market.
This course is a must for anyone who wants to launch a social enterprise. It will help you understand the problem your social enterprise is trying to address, consider the level of innovation in your idea, and build your business plan and your team.
Why Take This Course?
This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English. Applicants can get a verified certificate.
Social Enterprise: Turning Ideas into Action includes a mix of theory, practical information, and case studies from around the world. You will also learn about the legal and marketing considerations as you prepare to take your idea to market.
By the end of the course, students will develop a plan for turning your social enterprise into action and there will be a competition to find the best learner-produced plan.
This course is intended for anyone interested in learning more about social enterprise, including entrepreneurs, charities and students.
Sara is a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University Business School. She is also the founding director of Living in Minca, a certified business consultant and a documentary filmmaker.
Jeremy is the Founding Director of the Jindal Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship (JSiE), a social innovation lab in north India. Connect.
Andres is the co-founder of Living in Minca, a Social Enterprise consultant, ethnographer, filmmaker and Researcher at Open University.
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