The social sector is where the most immediate and constructive societal change occurs. Politicians are always playing catch up and the idealist without an enterprise to carry their innovations is just a dreamer.  

This module grew out of my studies of entrepreneurship and when I realised that if you are a passionate global citizen who is serious about changing the world for the better, then social innovation and social enterprise are going to be two of your best collaborators.  

10 Courses

Social Enterprise: Business Doing Good

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: Middlesex University Business School

Started: 27/09/2016

Finished: 28/09/2013

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Social Enterprise: Turning Ideas in Action

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: Middlesex University Business School

Started: 25/10/2016

Finished: 22/11/2016

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Social Enterprise: Growing a Sustainable Business

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: Middlesex University Business School

Started: 22/11/2016

Finished: 30/11/2016

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Identifying Social Entrepreneurship Opportunities

Platform: Coursera

Institution: Copenhagan Business School

Started: 12/09/2017

Finished: 05/10/2017

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Social Business Model and Planning for Social Innovation

Platform: Coursera

Institution: Copenhagan Business School

Started: 05/10/2017

Finished: 30/01/2018

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Unleashing the Impact of your Social Enterprise

Platform: Coursera

Institution: Copenhagan Business School

Started: 30/01/2018

Finished: 16/02/2018

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Social Entrepreneurship

Platform: Coursera

Institution: Copenhagan Business School

Started: 12/09/2017

Finished: 05/10/2017

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Fundraising and Development Foundations

Platform: Coursera

Institution: University of California, Davis

Started: 28/04/2020

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Make Change Happen

Platform: FutureLearn

Institution: The Open University

Started: 08/03/2019

Finished: 13/03/2019

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How to Change the World

Platform: Coursera

Institution: Wesleyan University

Started: 06/03/2018

Finished: 01/09/2020 

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1 Book

Global Citizenship: A Path to Building Identity and Community in a Globalised World

Author: Ron Israel

Publisher: Self-Published

Published: 2012

Started: 22/11/2015

Finished: 24/11/2015

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2 Apps

Sustainable Development Goals

Creator: United Cities and Local Governments – UCLG

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Global Citizen

Creator: Global Poverty Project

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Social innovators are vital to any hopes we have to address the ills of the world. There’s nothing more inspiring than a person with a systemic-changing idea who summons the chutzpah and the courage to thrust it into existence and nurture it for as long as it takes.
But social enterprise is the tool that can move social innovators toward sustainability and self-sufficiency, and it’s time we put aside our warring definitions of “social entrepreneurship” and worked together to create the virtuous circle academics and practitioners alike can covet: Start with practitioners, build theory from their experiences — and create a strategic framework for the next generation of practitioners.

Jerr Boschee, “Social innovation” and “social enterprise”: A powerful combination, Social Enterprise Reporter