20491 - SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND IMPACT INVESTING
CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
At the end of course, students are able to:
- Set the boundaries of social entrepreneurship and understand the steps through which a typical entrepreneurial process for social change unfolds;
- Learn a vocabulary for thinking and communicating about social values;
- Build up theories of change and acknowledge the main managerial approaches to turn social entrepreneurial opportunities into business models;
- Understand and measure social impact through the development of impact value chains;
- Analyze funding needs and sources for social entrepreneurial ventures;
- Evaluate scaling strategies for social value maximization.
- Social entrepreneurship domain: setting boundaries.
- New legal forms for social enterprises: towards the hybrid ideal.
- A process-based view of social entrepreneurship: from social innovation to theories of change.
- Social business models and social business plans.
- Social return on investment analysis to measure value creation.
- Scaling strategies to maximize social change.
- Navigating the challenges of capital rising: impact investing, social venture capital and venture philanthropy.
The course is based on active teaching methodologies aimed at maximize students’ participation. The final grade will consist of the following components:
- end-of-term written exam on a selection of textbook chapters and readings;
- group assignment;
- in-class assignments.
For non-attending students:
Written exam on all the chapters of the textbook and the readings as detailed in the syllabus. Additional readings will be part of the evaluation for non-attending students.
- F. PERRINI, The new social entrepreneurship: what awaits social entrepreneurial ventures?, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006.
- Additional readings, which are made available to registered students through Bocconi’s e-learning platform.