Social Entrepreneurship (BUENT3710)

This course enables students to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes to implement entrepreneurial approaches to establish mission-driven ventures and use the techniques that start-up companies and other entrepreneurs use to develop, fund and implement solutions to social, cultural or environmental issues. This concept may be applied to a variety of organisations with different sizes, aims and beliefs. The course will examine the emergence of social entrepreneurs developing practical solutions to sustainability challenges and explore the intersection of the non-profit, government and business sectors in delivering social and environmental value. Students will examine the opportunities for entrepreneurial approaches to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and work collaboratively to develop a business plan for the establishment of a social enterprise that delivers social and/or environmental value.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 3
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.