Social Entrepreneurship: Leveraging Technology & Data

Technology and Big data has transformed business in recent years. How does this impact social enterprises? In order to leverage technology and analytics for scaling ventures and also in creation of new ones, this class will expose students to various technologies impacting social enterprises. Students will have to ‘create’ social enterprises leveraging any of the technologies learnt. This will be done via cases and readings. In terms of analytics, students will learn various statistical techniques and software to enable them to apply these to ideas in the social enterprise space. Real Data from World Bank, and other sources will be used to apply the analytical techniques learnt. The purpose is for students to develop skills in applying technologies to a social innovation idea that they have conceived.

6:00pm-9:00pm on Monday (Jan 29, 2018 to May 18, 2018)
Casa Fuente CF456A