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
    Chapter 1: Welcome to SE 101 - Lets Get Started!
    • How to use this course
    • SE 101 Welcome from Prof Caz!
    • Social Venture Internship
    • Getting to Know You
    • SE 101 Hints and Tips
    • SE 101 Learning Objectives and Chapters
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Meaning Makers Boot Camp Video
    • Meet Professor Caz
    • Key Mentors in the Life of Professor Caz
    • GCSEN Overview
    • Become a Meaning Maker!
    • Tiny Ripples of Hope
    • Just Imagine
    • Pretest Anxiety
    • Pretest
  • 2
    Chapter 2: Frameworks to Flywheel
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Entrepreneurial Thought and Action (ETA)
    • Creaction
    • Design Thinking
    • Lean Startup
    • OODA Loop
    • Adoption of Innovation
    • Social Enterprise Growth Stages
    • Meaning Maker Flywheel Framework
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 3
    Chapter 3: Key Concepts Overview
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives
    • Foundational Concepts
  • 4
    Chapter 4: The Millennial Driven Economy
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Foundational Concepts
    • Millennial Demographics
    • Millennial Values and Differences in the Workplace
    • Millennials are Suffering Financially
    • Millennial Views on Capitalism and Socialism
    • Millennial Anxieties Leading to Low Business Formation Rate
    • Accelerating Pace of Change
    • Tech Trend: Nanotechnology
    • Tech Trend: Rise of the Robots
    • Millennial Career Strategies
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 5
    Chapter 5: Entrepreneurship Concepts
    • Chapter 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 Startups Fail continued...
    • Fear & Mental Toughness
    • Entrepreneur Mindset
    • Be
    • Grit and Perseverance
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 6
    Chapter 6: Social Entrepreneurship Concepts
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Foundational Concepts
    • 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
    • Social Entrepreneurship is Hard!
    • Social Entrepreneur Mindset
    • Local Economies
    • Social Enterprise Growth Stages
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 7
    Chapter 7: Innovation Concepts
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Foundational Concepts
    • Evolution of Innovation
    • What is Innovation
    • Innovation Sandbox
    • Innovation Competencies
    • Innovation Competency: Association
    • Innovation Competency: Curiosity
    • Innovation Competency: Experimentation
    • Innovation Competency: Sensemaking
    • Innovation Competency: Collaboration
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 8
    Chapter 8: Social Innovation Concepts
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Foundational Concepts
    • 4P Innovation
    • Transformative Scale
    • Social Innovation
    • For Profit Social Missions
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 9
    Chapter 9: Discover Your Uniqueness
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Discover your "Ness"
    • Natural Roles
    • Personal Career Management
    • Your Social Enterprise Uniqueness
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 10
    Chapter 10: Social Problemology
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • What is Social Problemology?
    • Problem Ideation: Key Concepts
    • 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
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 11
    Chapter 11: Hedgehog Concept
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • The Fox and the Hedgehog
    • The Hedgehog Concept Model
    • Hedgehog Concept - Jim Collins
    • Identifying Your Niche
    • The Flywheel Effect
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
  • 12
    Golden Circle
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Start with Why
    • Golden Circle Overview
    • Kawasaki Make Meaning Framework
    • Why Are You Here?
    • The Soul of Your Business
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 13
    Social Solution
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Golden Circle - What
    • Solution Ideation
    • Solution Selection
    • Solution Design: Process
    • Solution Design: User Requirements
    • Solution Design: System Requirements
    • Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
    • MVP is an Experiment
    • Designing your MVP
    • Solution Roadmap
    • Prototype Development
    • Rapid Prototyping
    • Prototypes of Well Known Products
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 14
    Chapter 14: Strategy
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • 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
    • Integrating Several Business Strategy Approaches
    • Effective Strategy is Critical to Your Success
    • Functional Strategies
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 15
    Chapter 15: Marketing
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Marketing Overview
    • Marketing Framework
    • Market Segmentation
    • Customers
    • Product/Market Fit
    • Target Market Selection
    • Competitors
    • Positioning
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 16
    Chapter 16: Sales
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Sales Overview
    • Sales Process
    • Sales Pipeline
    • Face to Face Selling
    • PAM4 Negotiation
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 17
    Chapter 17: Finance
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Business Models
    • Hedgehog Concept: Economic 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 Alternatives
    • Small Business Financing
    • Founder, Friends, and Family Funding
    • Angel Funding
    • Venture Capital (VC) Financing
    • Impact Investors
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 18
    Chapter 18: Team
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Building a Winning Team
    • Founder's Team
    • Extended Team
    • Stages of Team Formation
    • Leadership
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 19
    Chapter 19: Planning
    • Chapter Introduction
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • Planning Overview
    • Business Plans
    • Go Forward Plan
    • Execution
    • Chapter Golden Nuggets
    • Chapter Quiz
  • 20
    Chapter 20: SE 101 Wrap-Up and SE 102 Preview
    • Chapter Learning Objectives and Topics
    • SE 102 Social Venture Formulation Toolkit Introduction
    • Business Formulation - Level 1 Certification
    • SE 102 Toolkit Chapters
    • SE 101 Feedback
    • Post Test
    • Parting Quotes
    • Congratulations!

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