Jan 23, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

BUS 135 - Social Entrepreneurship


Course Description: Society is growing more aware of the need to take care of our world and restore it to a sustainable path. This course will examine current economic, social, and environmental issues and develop a process of identifying viable solutions. You will explore the roots of social entrepreneurship and its champions as well as the current trends and initiatives in place. Other topics will include triple bottom line, social ventures, intrapreneurship, corporate social responsibility, social innovation, and business models.

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG099
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain the concept of social entrepreneurship and its importance in the 21st Century
  • Express how social innovation can help solve various problems across many sectors (public, non-profit, and for-profit)
  • Differentiate forms of social entrepreneurship
  • Plan an event to promote a social entrepreneurial initiative after evaluating it through a service learning project



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