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Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Introduction to Social Impact Assessment

Welcome to the final Course of this Social Entrepreneurship Specialization. In this session you will be introduced to the topic of measuring the social impact of a venture. You are asked to apply your knowledge to the case of Specialisterne and frame your business plan by writing the executive summary. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Teamwork & Introduction to Module 12m
Introduction to Social Impact Assessment | Simone Petersen10m
Group reformation | Babele | Peer evaluation exam4m
Reading1 reading
SROI – A Review of Methods | Danish Social Capital Fund25m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Measuring Social Impact

Welcome to Module 2. In this week we will delve deeper into social impact assessment. We encourage you to explore your possibilities as you grow and try to find indicators for your activities. It is crucial to understand and document how societal value is created. Most startups do not yet have any actual impact that can be measured, therefore, it is important to spell out your “theory of change” as clearly as possible and to back it up with data if possible. Relevant data would substantially strengthen your position in terms of investors, stakeholders as well as your communication and marketing strategy....
Reading
6 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Social Impact Assessment - A UK Perspective5m
Social Impact Assessment - A US Perspective5m
Mark Norbury (UnLtd) on impact evaluation & measurement2m
Start working on your Social Impact Assessment4m
Introduction to Fair Trade | Optional Case Assignment | Peer Evaluation Exam8m
Reading1 reading
Check out: SIAhub10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

How Social Enterprises Communicate

Welcome to Module 3! In this week we will talk about how social enterprises communicate about their products and their impact. The case about CaféDirect will be presented and you will be encouraged to think about your own communication strategy. Finally we will kick-off the topic about growth and replication. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
How the Cafédirect Story continues | Bob Doherty & Iain Davis9m
Identify with whom you will communicate and why5m
3 Strategies to Replicate Social Enterprises6m
Assignment Instructions1m
Replication Strategy for Specialisterne - Henrik Thomsen4m
Reading2 readings
Specialisterne (B): Replicating a Social Enterprise Success45m
Growing social enterprise20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Growth and Replication of Social Enterprises

Welcome! In week 4 we will talk about how social enterprises can replicate their social innovations. We will focus on the case of Specialisterne, which demonstrates that also mixed approaches can be valuable and we will also listen to best-practice examples of India and the U.S. Finally you will be asked to give advice about the the Mobility CarSharing case. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 43 min), 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Diversity and Inclusion at SAP | Anka Wittenberg5m
Best-practice examples India | Anirudh Agrawal4m
Best-practice example U.S. | Norris Krueger5m
Develop Your Growth & Replication Strategy4m
Assignment Instructions5m

Instructor

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Kai Hockerts

Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility

About Copenhagen Business School

Centrally located in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is one of the largest business schools in Europe with close to 23,000 students. CBS offers world-class research-based degree programs at undergraduate, graduate, and PhD levels as well as executive and other post experience programs. ...

About the Social Entrepreneurship Specialization

In this specialization you will learn how to create societal impact through Social Entrepreneurship. Social Entrepreneurship describes the discovery and sustainable exploitation of opportunities to create social change. We will introduce you to examples of Social Entrepreneurship and guide you through the process of establishing a venture to address a social or environment problem. You will form of team and study a problematic issue to learn more about the source of the problem. We will equip you with frameworks identifying opportunities, support your team, and outlining your idea. You will develop your idea and iterate on your business model throughout the Specialization, and conclude with completing a business plan....
Social Entrepreneurship

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