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
  • 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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