Social Entrepreneurship: Building Impact Ventures - 3rd Trimester 2017/2018

3.5 ECTs / Trimester-Long Course / English

Social entrepreneurs are a driving force for societal change and business innovation, creating compelling ventures that align both profit and impact. What do social entrepreneurs do that is unique and why do they succeed in addressing profound societal problems in areas where governments, markets and charities are failing? How are impact ventures built? This course will place you in the role of a social entrepreneur and help you learn in teams how to design and launch an impact venture.
The course provides a toolkit for implementing an impact venture and allows participants to discuss, assess and refine their own ideas for value creation in society.

Prerequisites: None


Full Professor
Filipe Santos is Chaired Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at CATÓLICA-LISBON since 2016. He served as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty prior to his…