Social entrepreneurship is a relatively new field that borrows powerful tools from the private sector to increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and the scale of social change.
This course is designed as an 'insanely useful' first step in using social entrepreneurship to increase the impact of your work. Jesse Sleamaker, Founder of School for Change, introduces five of the most useful tools for social entrepreneurs:
*and Human Centered Design.
Video Lessons: 14
Total Video Length: 45 minutes
Estimated Activity Time: 1 hour
Total Course Length: 1 hour 45 minutes
Jesse is the founder of School for Change. His work focuses on using community building, business, design, and technology to help people learn skills to drive social and environmental change across sectors. Jesse is an experienced student experience designer and product manger for online and blended learning experiences. Before founding SFC, Jesse directed education initiatives at Impact Hub Bay Area, a community of entrepreneurs, activists, and artists. He is involved in leading initiatives for self-directed learning through the Bay Area Open Masters' program. . His experience includes student advocacy, fisheries conservation at the Pew Charitable Trusts, and sustainability strategy for the National Park Service. Jesse has a B.A. from Northwestern University and a Masters in Environment and International Development from Cambridge University.
"Social Entrepreneurship seemed like the bright, shiny, new buzz word so I had initially written it off. But this course helped me to see the value in this new trend, feel confident in the key terms, and gave me ideas on how I can apply SE tools to my organization. A valuable hour that I'd recommend to anyone looking to better understand this burgeoning field."
- Carla, Non-profit Professional