What you will earn and learn!

  • Certification

    Earn the Social Entrepreneur Mindset and Skillset Certification upon successful completion!

  • Business Keywords

    Learn the business "code" and begin to develop your business skills by learning how to communicate your ideas more effectively.

  • Idea to Reality

    Learn what it will take to develop your business concept from an idea to a viable business that makes a social impact.

Run of programs

  • 1

    Lets Get Started: Welcome to the SE 101 course!

    • How to use this course

    • Welcome from Prof Caz!

    • SE 101: Learning Objectives and Sections

    • Lets Get Started - Section Learning Objectives and Topics

    • Meaning Makers Boot Camp Video

    • Meet Professor Caz

    • Importance of Mentorship Experiences

    • GCSEN Overview

    • Become a Meaning Maker!

    • Tiny Ripples of Hope

    • Just Imagine

    • Pre-Test Anxiety

    • Pre-Test

  • 2

    Frameworks to Flywheel

    • Frameworks to Flywheel Introduction

    • Entrepreneurial Thought and Action (ETA)

    • Creaction

    • Design Thinking

    • Lean Startup

    • OODA Loop

    • Adoption of Innovation

    • Social Enterprise Growth Stages

    • Meaning Maker Flywheel Framework

    • Section Key Concepts and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 3

    Key Concepts Overview

    • Social Entrepreneur Concepts Introduction

    • Learning Objectives: Flywheel Framework - STRATEGY

    • Foundational Concepts

  • 4

    The Millennial Driven Economy

    • The Millennial Driven Economy Introduction

    • Millennial Driven Economy: Learning Objectives and Topics

    • Foundational Concepts

    • Millennial Demographics

    • Millennial Values and Differences in the Workplace

    • Millennials Suffering Financially

    • Views on Capitalism and Socialism

    • Millennial Anxieties and Low Business Formation Rates

    • Millennial World of Work

    • Rise of the Robots

    • Millennial Career Strategies

    • Section Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 5

    Entrepreneurship Concepts

    • Entrepreneurship Concepts: Learning Objectives and Topics

    • Foundational Concepts

    • History of Entrepreneurship

    • Heroes of Economic Life

    • Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice

    • Types of Entrepreneurs

    • Entrepreneurs and Failure

    • Why Startup Fail

    • Fear & Mental Toughness

    • Entrepreneur Mindset

    • Be

    • Grit and Perseverance

    • Section Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 6

    Social Entrepreneurship Concepts

    • Social Entrepreneurship Concepts: Learning Objectives and Topics

    • Early History of Social Entrepreneurship

    • Modern Predecessor of Social Entrepreneurship

    • Father of Social Entrepreneurship

    • Social Entrepreneurship Growth and Definition

    • Social Entrepreneur Story: Sun Culture

    • Differentiation

    • Wicked Problems

    • Social Entrepreneur Mindset

    • Local Economies

    • Social Enterprise Growth Stages

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 7

    Innovation Concepts

    • Innovation Concepts: Learning Objectives and Topics

    • What is Innovation

    • Evolution of Innovation

    • Innovation Sandbox

    • Innovation Competencies

    • Diverse Perspectives and Associations

    • Curiosity

    • Experimentation

    • Innovation Competency: Sensemaking

    • Innovation Competency: Collaboration

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 8

    Social Innovation Concepts

    • Social Innovation Concepts: Learning Objectives and Topics

    • 4P Innovation

    • Transformative Scale

    • Social Innovation

    • For Profit Social Missions

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

    • Section Discussion

  • 9

    Discover Your Uniqueness

    • Discover Your Uniqueness Introduction, Learning Objectives and Topics

    • Discover your "Ness"

    • Natural Roles

    • Personal Career Management

    • Your Social Enterprise Uniqueness

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 10

    Social Problemology

    • Social Problemology: Introduction, Learning Objectives and Topics

    • What is Social Problemology?

    • Problem Ideation

    • Problem Ideation: Tame and Wicked Problems

    • Problem Ideation: Nearby Problems

    • Problem Ideation: Local Problems

    • Problem Ideation: STAR Chart

    • Problem Ideation: Far Away Problems

    • Problem Selection

    • Problem Analysis

    • Problem Statement

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 11

    Hedgehog Concept

    • Hedgehog Concept: Introduction, Learning Objectives and Topics

    • The Hedgehog Concept Model

    • Hedge Hog Concept

    • Identifying Your Niche

    • The Flywheel Effect

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

  • 12

    Golden Circle

    • Golden Circle: Introduction, Learning Objectives, and Topics

    • Start with Why

    • Golden Circle Overview

    • Kawasaki Make Meaning Framework

    • Why Are You Here?

    • The Soul of Your Business

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 13

    Social Solution

    • Social Solution: Introduction, Learning Objectives, and Topics

    • Golden Circle - What

    • Solution Ideation

    • Solution Selection

    • Solution Design Process

    • Designing Features & Benefits

    • Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

    • MVP is an Experiment

    • Designing your MVP

    • Prototype Development

    • Rapid Prototyping

    • Prototypes of Well Known Products

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 14

    Strategy

    • Strategy: Introduction, Learning Objectives, and Topics

    • Golden Circle - How

    • Golden Circle - How

    • Golden Circle - How

    • Evolution of Strategy

    • Blue Ocean Strategy

    • Evolving Strategy Thinking

    • Business Strategy Overview

    • High Level Business Strategy

    • Developing Your Business Strategy

    • Strategy: Develop Your Theory of Change

    • Strategy - Looking Ahead

    • Functional Strategies

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 15

    Marketing

    • Marketing: Introduction, Learning Objectives, and Topics

    • Marketing Overview

    • Marketing Framework

    • Market Segmentation

    • Customers

    • Product/Market Fit

    • Target Market Selection

    • Competitors

    • Positioning

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 16

    Sales

    • Sales: Introduction, Learning Objectives, and Topics

    • Sales Overview

    • Sales Process

    • What is a sales pipeline?

    • Face to Face Selling

    • Negotiation

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 17

    Finance

    • Finance: Introduction, Learning Objectives, and Topics

    • Business Models

    • Resource Engine

    • Economics of One Unit (EOU)

    • Self-Financed Growth

    • Free Cash Flow

    • Creating Free Cash Flow

    • Out of Cash

    • Managing Positive Cash Flow

    • Cash Flow Statement

    • Basic Financing Option

    • Small Business Financing

    • Founder, Friends, and Family Funding

    • Angel Funding

    • Venture Capital Financing

    • Impact Investors

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 18

    Startup Ecosystems

    • Startup Ecosystems: Introduction, Learning Objectives, and Topics

    • Startup Ecosystems Overview

    • Startup Ecosystem Examples

    • Discover and Engage Your Startup Ecosystems

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 19

    Team

    • Team: Introduction, Learning Objectives, and Topics

    • Team Building > Right Team / Wrong Team

    • Founder's Team

    • Extended Team

    • Stages of Team Formation

    • Leadership

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 20

    Planning

    • Planning: Introduction, Learning Objectives, and Topics

    • Planning Overview

    • Business Plans

    • Go Forward Plan

    • Execution

    • Summary and Golden Nuggets

    • Section Quiz

  • 21

    Wrap-Up

    • Parting Quotes

    • Post Test

    • Course Feedback

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