Sustainability and Profit

  • • Definition of social entrepreneurship and the challenges of a social entrepreneur
  • Identification of options for Social Entrepreneurship (with a focus on the UN SDGs)
  • Application of a Social Business Model
  • Definition of Social innovation and discussion of its Role and opportunities for social entrepreneurship
  • Disruptive innovation
  • Social investment and funding issues

Art der Vermittlung

Präsenzveranstaltung

Art der Veranstaltung

Pflichtfach

Empfohlene Fachliteratur

Barreiro, Terri D. & Stone, Melissa M. (2013): Social Entrepreneurship: From Issue to Viable Plan. New York: Business Expert Press.
Praszkier, Ryszard & Nowak, Andrzej (2012): Social Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Nicholls, Alex (2006): Social Entrepreneurship: New Models of Sustainable Social Change. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
United Nations (2015): Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Available at: https://sdgs.un.org/publications/transforming-our-world-2030-agenda-sustainable-development-17981

Lern- und Lehrmethode

Lecture, discussions, group work

Prüfungsmethode

70% final exam (Written exam with reflection of course content)
30% continuous assessment (Development and elaboration of a social business idea and presentation of the idea in form of a business pitch)

Voraussetzungen laut Lehrplan

none

Schnellinfos

Studiengang

Europäische Wirtschaft und Unternehmensführung (Bachelor)

Akademischer Grad

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Unterrichtssprache

Englisch

Studienplan

Vollzeit

Studienjahr, in dem die Lerneinheit angeboten wird

2023

Semester in dem die Lehrveranstaltung angeboten wird

4 SS

Incoming

Nein

Lernergebnisse der Lehrveranstaltung

After successful completion of the course, students will be able to

  • understand the concept of social entrepreneurship and the opportunities and challenges for social entrepreneurs
  • understand the socio-economic effects of social entrepreneurship by discussing its effects on society and environment
  • explain the challenges of social entrepreneurs regarding financing and developing a sustainable business model
  • adapt the given tool (Social Business Model) by developing and evaluating an own social business idea

Kennzahl der Lehrveranstaltung

0389-20-01-VZ-DE-46e