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Launch and Scale Your Social Impact Venture (4 of 4)

Have you ever had an entrepreneurial idea that you knew was going to change the world, but didn't know how to put the next steps into action? In "Launch and Scale Your Social Impact Venture" students will learn from an experienced entrepreneur and start-up investor how to assemble the key resources needed to take the important next steps. Through lectures, discussions, and real case-studies students will learn basic organizational structures, financial models and projections, different funding sources, and the importance of the pitch. The right pitch. This is a hands-on, project-based online course in which student's will work closely with their peers and instructor to shape their ideas for a future launch. It is the culminating course in the Business Design for Social Impact certificate, but students may enroll if they feel prepared to take advantage of the course goals. At whatever stage in your idea, you'll leave with a better understanding of how to launch your social impact enterprise.

Oct 28 - Dec 15
Fall 2019
CRN 7991
What you will learn
  • Select the right organizational structure for their needs
  • Raise funding
  • Build a founding team
  • Identify a board and partners
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