Advanced Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship

Take your social enterprise to the next level in this program designed to help entrepreneurs refine their innovations and leverage their impact.

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About This Course

In this course you will learn how to create societal impact through Social Entrepreneurship. Social Entrepreneurship describes the discovery and sustainable exploitation of opportunities to create social change. 

The course introduces you to real life examples of Social Entrepreneurship and guides you through the process of establishing a venture to address a social or environment problem.

What you will gain

  • Understand the meaning of social entrepreneurship, how its principles are being applied to address social problems, and what challenges are faced by those wishing to adopt social entrepreneurship methods.
  • You will gain knowledge of how to develop a sustainable business model that addresses a social problem.
  • You will learn how social entrepreneurs have applied social entrepreneurship principles to address social problems.
  • Gain the ability to empower the disadvantaged to create social change and develop your own skills to be the change you wish to see in the world.
  • You will gain practical skill in social entrepreneurship.

What you will learn

  • Introduction to social entrepreneurship: The journey ahead.
  • Creating social change: The social value proposition and identifying a social business opportunity.
  • Understanding poverty: The Millennium Development Goals.
  • Human-Centered Design: Partnering with the targeted community to address social problems.
  • Developing a theory of change: Starting with the social impact.
  • Envisioning an innovative society: The role of social innovation.
  • The business model: Creating a social business model.
  • Funding social ventures: Strategies for success.
  • The driving force behind social entrepreneurship: Measurement and scaling social impact.
  • The future: Reflection and shared experiences.

Target Group

  • Experienced leaders of social initiatives or organizations

Meet the team

Jimmy Kenneth Opoka
Facilitator of the Course
jimmy.opoka@gmail.com
+256 704 087 893

Irene Kawala
Director Corporate Academy
i.kawala@virtualuni.ac.ug
+256 759 793 968
Bertrand Musika
Administrator Corporate Academy
b.musika@virtualuni.ac.ug
+256 700 518 378
  • Duration:

4 weeks

  • Mode of Delivery:

Online or Face to face

  • Cost:

USD 300 – Uganda
USD 600 – International

  • Email :
corporate@virtualuni.ac.ug
  • Phone :

+256 700 518 378

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