Social Innovation Bootcamp: Taking Your Ideas to the Next Level
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy
Department: Milano General Curriculum
Course Number: NMGM 5014
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: Yes
- Management & Business
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop their own innovative entrepreneurial ideas to address social and environmental challenges and create actionable plans to move them forward. The course combines classroom instruction with workshops led by social innovators. The intensive and interactive workshops focus on critical skills such as business model development, communications, leadership, community engagement, fundraising, financing, and other aspects of creating new solutions to social problems. At the end of the course, students produce action/business plans to help them implement and grow their innovative entrepreneurial idea. The course also prepares students to participate in competitions and fellowships such as the New Challenge, Echoing Green, Dell Social Innovation Competitions and Fellowships. The course is designed for early-stage social entrepreneurs, career changers or those developing non-profit or for-profit startups. It is important that students who enroll in this course have a specific idea that they are passionate about and want to take to the next level working individually or as part of a collaborative team. Permission required, email Michele Kahane
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Not open to Freshman students.
Not open to Sophomore students.