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Social Impact Strategy: Tools for Entrepreneurs and Innovators, Universidade da Pensilvânia

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Informações sobre o curso

This course offers an introduction to social impact strategy and social entrepreneurship, including key concepts, an overview of the field, and tools to get started as a changemaker. Students will learn how to innovate and design new ideas and new organizational forms to implement those ideas. Students who take this course will be better prepared to launch social impact organizations of their own invention. By moving through four stages, Define, Design, Pilot, and Scale, students will turn their passion for changing the world into concrete plans for launching a nonprofit or for-profit venture designed to achieve a social goal. This course will allow students to systematically think through problems; develop and test an innovative solution; assess risk, competition, and performance; and spread impact in a way that is financially sustainable. Students who complete the course become eligible to apply for an in-person educational experience, called the Global Social Impact House. GSIH is a seven-day residential program that provides fellows with the tools, community and training they need to advance their ventures. Workshops are customized to the needs of fellows and explore advanced concepts in business models, design thinking and leadership. The program is also designed to help fellows build meaningful, global connections while living together in an inspirational host location. For more information on the Global Social Impact House, please visit:

Melhores avaliações

por A

Nov 02, 2017

Wonderful!!! A great way to organize your thoughts and make your plan more efficient if you want to make a social impact. Thanks Coursera for offering this great tool for social entrepreneurs!

por LH

May 30, 2017

Very informative with lots of practical touch points and examples! I genuinely enjoyed taking part in this online course and it has significantly shaped my own research for my master's degree.

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88 avaliações

por Sani Faisal Bala

Feb 15, 2019

Good introduction to Social Impact Strategy

por Luiz Felipe Lisbôa de Souza

Feb 10, 2019

Great professors and great content! really worth it.

por Jing Shuai

Feb 01, 2019

This course is really helpful for anyone who consider themsevels as entrepreneurs.

por Lordess Shabazz

Jan 02, 2019

Phenomenal course!

por Vinny Badolato

Dec 26, 2018

Really good introduction to the topic

por Giancarlo Curti

Dec 17, 2018

Really great course. The material is full of pratical knowledge, applicable to your enterprise's planning and structure.

por Chingsubam Matouleibi Devi

Dec 08, 2018


por Tara Braithwaite

Oct 15, 2018

Great resources of tools and strategies for social impact

por William P. Smith

Oct 09, 2018

Great course very informative and i'm better prepared as a social entrepreneur

por Vidya Ayyr

Oct 01, 2018

This was a fantastic course! I truly enjoyed the easy-to-watch video format, in 2-10min segments. The content served as a great fundamental to social impact, with clear definitions and examples.

Thank you!