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About This Certificate

Employ technology to address social and environmental challenges. New technologies are a gateway to new opportunities—both in business and in driving social and environmental change. This online certificate equips students with the skills they need to develop and implement sustainable solutions to social and environmental problems using technological innovations. Each course helps students master tools that are essential to advancing social responsibility initiatives in emerging and existing organizations.

Timeline to Completion: Courses last five weeks each. Certificate must be completed in two years, but we estimate that many students will finish in one to two semesters. 

Enrollment Type: Noncredit

Number of Courses: 3 courses

Format: Online only

Course Sequence: Students planning to complete the certificate are advised to take Social Innovation Theory and Practice first and Technology Innovation for Social Impact last.

Price: $1731

Required Courses
Technology Innovation Frameworks
  • Oct 01 - Nov 03 , Fall 2019
  • Gopi, Ashwin Gou
Social Innovation Theory & Practice
  • Nov 04 - Dec 15 , Fall 2019
  • Smith, Jill
Technology Innovation for Social Impact
  • Nov 04 - Dec 15 , Fall 2019
  • Poonamallee, Latha
What You'll Learn
  1. Successful innovation strategies for companies at the intersection of entrepreneurship, technology, and social impact
  2. How social problems can be solved through technology and a framework for how to select and implement the right technology for the problem you’re trying to solve.
More than a course.
A new kind of network.
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