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Social Enterprise

Unit Code: LEO5105

Duration: 6 weeks

Contact Hours: 20-24 hours of study per week

Credit Points: 6

Description:

An enterprise can undertake their mission and purpose while doing good. This unit explores social enterprise in the context of the local/global challenges. Social entrepreneurship has emerged over the past several decades as a way to identify and bring about potentially transformative societal change.

The purpose of this unit is to examine and debate the critical role of the social enterprise and entrepreneurship. The unit will examine key elements involved in entrepreneurial leadership for social good.

Models of the social enterprise and entrepreneurship will be introduced and critically evaluated in context of the local/global challenges they aim to address.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate and demonstrate an advanced understanding of the fundamental concepts, frameworks and processes underlying social entrepreneurship
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding and application of the role of social entrepreneurship
  • Evaluate and analyse challenges and opportunities in social entrepreneurship
  • Explore and understand the business models in social entrepreneurship.