Jul 10, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LEAD 300 - Social Entrepreneurship

4.00 credit hours
An immersion into the rapidly-growing field of social entrepreneurship, teaching students how to address complex social or environmental challenges through the creation of market-based solutions that are innovative, measurable, sustainable and scalable. Through readings, interactive workshops, guest speakers, and field experiences, students will identify systemic social challenges and corresponding opportunities, pinpoint root causes, ideate and test possible solutions, explore funding sources, consider legal structures, and prepare an impact measurement plan. The course will culminate in a written social venture plan and pitch that communicates a viable solution to a social challenge.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: LEAD 100 , LEAD 180  or Junior standing.
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Community Engaged Learning.
iCon(s): Challenging Inequity.

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