HnExpl: Social Entrepreneurship

  • UH 120
  • Teacher: Don Johnson
  • Term: fall 2017
  • Credits: 1

This course is an introduction to the work of social entrepreneurship and the people who promote and achieve social change within complex social and cultural environments. In addition to readings, class discussions and group projects, students will have the opportunity to hear guest lecturers with first-hand knowledge and years of experience in the field. Students will learn about challenges, obstacles, and successes experienced by social entrepreneurs and examine the various sources of funding available such as philanthropic, government and self-sustaining, to name a few. Finally, students will also have the opportunity to develop leadership and team building skills by developing a project of their own.