PPS 194 – Entrepreneurial Leadership & Social Innovation
Gateway course for the Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative (ELI). Introduces students to the important frameworks of entrepreneurship, social innovation, and social enterprise development. Examines the dynamic relationship between social entrepreneurship and the public good through case studies, individual reflection, group projects, and experiential learning. Explores the challenges and triumphs of social entrepreneurship in areas of public concern such as education, community welfare, international development, and healthcare. Students will also have a chance to reflect on their own leadership path by developing a personalized entrepreneurial life plan. Following the class, students will have an opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial ideas through a summer immersion experience in Durham and ELI’s fall capstone course, Social Enterprise Development. Successful enterprises are eligible for seed financing and incubation through the Duke Hatchery.
[Areas of Knowledge: SS; Inquiries/Competencies: EI] PERMISSION REQUIRED
***APPROVED AS MMS ELECTIVE***