Netherlands, Utrecht

Social Entrepreneurship

when 20 August 2012 - 31 August 2012
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900

Social entrepreneruship is geared at providing innovative solutions to address societal problems. This may be non-profit, but can also be for profit businesses. Entrepreneurial people are setting up organisations that address poverty, disease, lack of education, human rights, on both small and large scales. This course will study the subject of social entrepreneurship by looking at problems, methods and outcomes.

Course leader

drs. P.O. van der Meer

Target group

All students that have an interest in societal problems and how they can be addressed by non government organisations. No prior knowledge of business or economics is needed.

Course aim

This course will provide an overview of social entrepreneurship by looking into societal problems they address and innovative business models to tackle them. Attention will be paid to business model generation and academic literature on social entrepreneurship.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 900: Course + course materials + housing

EUR 565: Course + course materials


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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