Make a Difference to the Society and Earn Credits – MGNT 6020E Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investment
MGNT 6020E Selected Topics in Business – Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investment is a practicum to help transform students into social business consultants and help social ventures to realize their dreams!
In this action-based learning course, students will learn the cutting edge knowledge in social innovation and essential business skills in social entrepreneurship, design thinking, management consulting and impact investing etc. They will work in teams to help their social venture partners to ensure sustainability of the business while addressing some social problems at the same time. The teams will be coached by volunteers from a leading investment bank to get prepare for the final presentation.
The best team will win HK$250,000 of grant for its social venture partner to implement the ideas.
What are the expected learning outcomes?
Upon successful completion of this 3-credit course, students are expected to understand the current landscape of the social enterprises and venture philanthropy industry. They will also acquire hands-on knowledge and practical skills in the areas of management consulting, impact investing and social innovation through their project works. Moreover, they will have the ability to conduct advanced analysis of critical business issues of a social enterprise and conduct basic due diligence.
Who can take this course?
Apart from MBA students, this special course is open to Taught Postgraduate programme students and senior undergraduate students.
Time & Venue
Every Tuesday 6:45pm – 10:00pm at CUHK Business School Town Centre
(The course starts from 3 September to 19 November 2019, with no class on 1 October 2019)
How to Apply?
For MBA students, please apply through Online Course Registration System.
For non-MBA students, please apply through the website of Center for Entrepreneurship by 21 August 2019 (Wed) 11:59am.
Should you have any enquiries, please contact Ms. Purple Tsoi of Center for Entrepreneurship at +852 3943 9525.
Let’s make the change together… See you in class!