Learn the key concepts and best practices in the field of social innovation, focusing on social entrepreneurs in South Korea.
Explore the impact of being a changemaker in society
Social innovation applies effective and sustainable solutions to global social and environmental problems, such as poverty, disease and pollution. One interesting way of implementing social innovation is through social entrepreneurship.
On this course, you will explore social innovation, entrepreneurship, and social impact while examining change-making case studies in South Korea.
You will build your understanding of global social problems and learn how to balance financial and social values. You will also develop your own passion for making a positive change in society.
What topics will you cover?
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Social Innovation
- Social Impact
- Collective Impact
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts.
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:
- Understanding of social entrepreneurship and social innovation.
- Understanding of social impact and impact investing.
- Examine impactful cases in South Korea.
- Creating new ideas for making collective impacts.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone who wants to know more about social innovation and the social entrepreneurship movement in South Korea.
Who will you learn with?
Hyun Shin (PhD, UCLA) serves as Associate Professor, Ashoka U Change Leader, Director of Social Innovation Lab, and Director of Impact Business Research Center at the Hanyang University.
Who developed the course?
Since its establishment in 1939 as South Korea’s first engineering institute, Hanyang University has been a major driving force behind Korea’s development.
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