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Dec 12th 2016

This free 6 week course is for anyone who wants to make a difference. Whether you are already familiar with the field of social innovation or social entrepreneurship, working for an organization that wants to increase its social impact, or just starting out, this course will take you on a journey of exploring the complex problems that surround us and how to start thinking about solutions.

Average: 8.3 (3 votes)
Dec 12th 2016

New ideas based on high-technology research have a high failure rate because they hit the ground running with lopsided priorities and misalignments. Students complete this course with an Innovation Creed (“Why are you doing this?”) and a customized Idea Filter (“Are you working on the right priorities?”)—2 simple tools that steer concept-stage commercialization to success.

Average: 1 (2 votes)
Dec 5th 2016

In this course we will take the social business opportunity that you have identified in the first course to a higher level. Specifically, you will develop a business model using the Business Model Canvas. Gradually you will also start writing your business plan.

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Nov 28th 2016

Nous souhaitons grâce à ce Mooc susciter des vocations d’entrepreneur social en : - Vous permettant de comprendre ce qu’est l’entrepreneuriat social - Vous faisant réfléchir aux besoins sociaux et environnementaux non satisfaits sur les territoires - Vous présentant les propositions de valeur et les modèles économiques des entreprises sociales - Vous montrant que c’est possible de se lancer, via des témoignages d’entrepreneurs sociaux qui l'ont fait.

Average: 3 (2 votes)
Nov 28th 2016

This Course will clarify the definition and meaning of Social Entrepreneurship and will focus on the need to learn about the source and root of a social problem. You will be introduced to different perspectives about Social Entrepreneurship and you will learn about complementary and opportunistic assets which will help you to detect an opportunity and develop an idea of how to create a business for social change.

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Nov 28th 2016

This course offers an introduction to social impact strategy and social entrepreneurship, including key concepts, an overview of the field, and tools to get started as a changemaker. Students will learn how to innovate and design new ideas and new organizational forms to implement those ideas. Students who take this course will be better prepared to launch social impact organizations of their own invention.

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Oct 25th 2016

One simple idea can lead to job creation, innovative new technologies and the establishment of lasting institutions. Learn how to develop and launch your own social venture in this course, which shows students how social entrepreneurship can be one of the greatest forces for positive change in the world.

Average: 6.8 (5 votes)
May 30th 2016

We already have the technology and knowledge to solve many of the world’s biggest problems, but that alone is not enough. Tackling society’s big issues also requires new ways of thinking and above all an entrepreneurial approach. “Enabling Entrepreneurs to Shape a Better World” is all about developing a new mindset and learning to use field-tested tools and techniques for designing viable, impactful solutions for a better world - solutions that are – crucially – also based on self-sustaining business models.

Average: 8 (3 votes)
Feb 23rd 2016

Ever dream of changing the world or making a difference? You are invited to roll up your sleeves and join a group of entrepreneurs on a journey to change lives by changing systems. In this 4 week course from +Acumen, you'll learn to apply entrepreneurial skills to social problems and design lasting solutions.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Oct 21st 2015

How do you convince people to invest in a micro-drip irrigation system, solar lighting, vocational training, cook stoves, or other potentially life-changing innovations when they have limited incomes? At Acumen, we believe in giving the poor choice not charity. We envision low income people as consumers who can make their own decisions about the products and services needed to improve their lives.

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Sep 14th 2015

Join us and learn how to develop, test, and deploy high-impact solutions to society's toughest challenges.

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May 14th 2015

Acumen and our course partner, Dr. Erik Simanis, will teach you how to think about and build a basic financial model from the ground up with this introductory course on financial modeling for start-up social enterprises.

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In this course you will learn how to create societal impact through Social Entrepreneurship (S-ENT). S-ENT describes the discovery and sustainable exploitation of opportunities to create social change. We will introduce you to S-ENT examples and guide you through the process of identifying an opportunity to address social problems as well as outlining your idea in a business plan.

Average: 3.5 (2 votes)
Feb 5th 2015

Learn how to create the “right” board for your venture. This course, developed by Acumen and Accion Venture Lab, is for social enterprises or non-profits that are in the early-stages of forming a board for their enterprises.


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Feb 3rd 2015

This course is specially designed for social entrepreneurs that are serving customers at the base of the pyramid. This course distills the many lessons Acumen has learned from years of experience into a framework that we will be sharing through this course.

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Welcome to the first reading in our new series on “Readings that Matter”. This series is adapted from a set of readings that Acumen’s Fellows and staff discuss on a regular basis as part of our leadership training and development.

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Oct 20th 2014

Der Changemaker MOOC ist ein Kurs zur Planung von sozial und ökologisch nachhaltigen Projekten. Teilnehmer lernen, gesellschaftliche Probleme unternehmerisch zu lösen.

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Jun 28th 2014

Have a plan for changing the world? It’s time to learn how to DO it!

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