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Watson, located in Boulder, Colorado, provides a refreshed model of higher education that focuses specifically on teaching leadership skills necessary for the next generation of global leaders. The curriculum includes short master courses from the world’s foremost leaders, entrepreneurs, and thinkers (including a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, one of Time Magazine s 100 […]
The Social Innovation and Sustainability Residential Academic Program (SSI RAP) at the University of Colorado Boulder was established in 2010 to provide an engaging academic and social environment for freshmen students living in the residential hall who want to solve complex problems that confront us. Students in the “SSI RAP” take two cornerstone courses in […]
Swearer Sparks is a website that provides a space for Brown University’s social innovation community to connect with one another and share ideas, experiences, and beliefs through the power of digital storytelling. As a user of Swearer Sparks, one can access 200+ stories created by Brown storytellers and changemakers; 85+ profiles of students and alumni exploring social […]
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The Microfinance Simulcast is an innovative online course which has expanded to more than 75 universities over the past four years that teaches graduate students how to use microfinance to profitably get people out of poverty.
The ALTIS Joint Venture is a social entrepreneurship MBA program that provides students from more than a dozen countries in Africa with the opportunity to use their management discipline knowledge to create a robust business plan that they present to partners and investors in Nairobi, Kenya for potential launch.
The Enterprising Leadership Initiative, or ELI, guides students through the Social Entrepreneurship in Action course to develop the social entrepreneurship skills needed to become change agents and lead social ventures that benefit Duke and Durham communities.
The Social Entrepreneurs Action Learning Program engages recent Babson alumni who are emerging social entrepreneurs to “pay it forward” to the next cohort of Babson’s Lewis Institute for Social Innovation and highlight areas to improve the curricular and co-curricular activities based on their experience of having a successful entrepreneur career launches.
The Global Consulting Practicum in Social Entrepreneurship is a course for Duke MBA students to receive coaching from faculty and staff who manage relationships with client organizations that students actively engage with as part of their academic program.
The Students for Social Entrepreneurship on-campus internship program provides teams of students with the opportunity to apprentice under leaders in social entrepreneurship to develop key entrepreneurial skills through collaboration and experiential, team-learning projects.
The Transformative Action Institute (TAI) curriculum provides the frameworks necessary to instill the qualities of resilience, creativity, and social and emotional intelligence that are crucial for students to become successful social entrepreneurs.