Jul 21, 2018  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ISE 205 - Introduction to Social Enterprise

Credits: 4
An introduction to the purpose and practicalities of entrepreneurial activity, the creative process that establishes new organizations (non-profit, business, hybrid, etc.).  This course offers practical guidance for students from any major interesting in starting (or managing) an organization with an explicit social or environmental mandate. This course provides an overview of the central concepts of entrepreneurship, as segmented into the individual factors, institutional varieties and common challenges facing this dynamic process.  These topics will be brought to life by case studies, discussion and group exercises that offer students the opportunity to use entrepreneurial thinking and wield enterprising power as relevant for animating their own personal convictions.  This class will serve as inspiration and training ground for those curious to know if they can develop the creativity and determination necessary to start an organization.



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