MNPM7011 (Elective)

Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (6 credits)

Social entrepreneurship is about advancing long-term social change through technological innovative solutions and is a rapidly developing and changing field that constitutes different activities and goals depending on whether one is from the private, nonprofit or public sector. This course analyses the strengths and limitations of social entrepreneurship and social businesses, from a comparative perspective, as a tool for achieving significant lasting social change within nonprofit organisations. It explores the different theories, concepts, frameworks, guidelines and measurement tools, such as impact investing and SORI for effective social entrepreneurship and innovation with an eye towards sustainability of such solutions.