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Essential Business MOOCs for September

Wharton

Wharton

Social Entrepreneurship

 

School: Wharton School of Business

Platform: Coursera

Registration Link: Social Entrepreneurship

Start Date: September 8, 2014 (6 Weeks)

Workload: 3-4 Hours Per Week

Instructors: Ian MacMillan, James D. Thompson, Peter Frumkin

Credentials: MacMillan teaches entrepreneurial management courses at the University of Pennsylvania. A chemical engineer by trade, MacMillan has consulted for companies like IBM, DuPont, and KPMG. A prolific author with credits in The Harvard Business Review and The Sloan Management Review, MacMillan has also published five books on identifying growth opportunities, establishing market innovations, and managing change initiatives. He is also the co-author of The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook with James D. Thompson.

Thompson, the co-founder and director of the Wharton Social Entrepreneurship Program, teaches courses in entrepreneurship in Wharton’s executive MBA program. He holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Swiss Institute of Technology (EPFL). He has won numerous awards for his writing and research, including a Best Paper Award from the American Marketing Association in 2013.

Peter Frumkin heads the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy, along with overseeing the school’s Master’s in Nonprofit Leadership program. He has authored or co-authored five books on non-profits. He earned a Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Chicago and previously taught at the University of Texas and Harvard.

Graded: Students who complete the course can purchase a signed certificate for $49

Description: Looking to channel your entrepreneurial energy into your social passions? In this course, you’ll learn how to conceive, launch, manage, and scale social enterprises. Here, you’ll be exposed to local programs that have provided food, housing, and energy to the needy – and did so by applying design thinking and concept testing methodologies to available resources. The course includes two tracks: an “Open Track,” where students complete cases and peer-assignments, and a “Signature Track,” where students produce a project that is evaluated by Wharton TAs.

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Additional Note: This course will draw heavily from The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook, which is available at no charge online for all registered students. Copenhagen University is also conducting a 12-week Social Entrepreneurship course beginning on September 1st. To learn more about this course, click here.