Call for online certificate in The Business of Social Innovation by Portland State University

Portland State University announces new online certificate in The Business of Social Innovation. This course is an online, ten-week experience open to both students and community members with some previous exposure to social entrepreneurship and a vision to launch a new social venture.


Portland State University announces new online certificate in The Business of Social Innovation. This course, Money Matters for Social Innovation, is an online, ten-week experience open to both students and community members with some previous exposure to social entrepreneurship and a vision to launch a new social venture, whether as a standalone organization or as part of an existing organization.

Lead instructor of the course is Jacen Greene, Program Manager, Social Enterprise Initiatives, Impact Entrepreneurs, Portland State University

The course aims to-

  • Develop a full business model for a proposed venture, using lean entrepreneurship best practices
  • Determine the best legal entity for their model, whether for-profit or nonprofit
  • Understand their intellectual property, such as patents, trademarks, or copyrights, and how to best deploy them in furtherance of your mission
  • Create a realistic estimate of their potential market size and customer demand
  • Identify the ideal funding sources and strategies, including grants, crowdfunding, and investments, for their model
  • Understand and create forecast financial statements

This course, offered from March 31 through June 14, is entirely online, allowing working professionals the flexibility to meet their schedules. Participants can earn Continuing Education Units, and the course counts towards completion of our new professional certificate in social entrepreneurship and social innovation, The Business of Social Innovation.

For any queries please email-  jacen@pdx.edu.
Interested individuals can also learn more about Jacen Greene’s personal experience and background at-  http://www.linkedin.com/in/jacen.

Registration:

Register directly at this link.

Cost:

$895, with 10% off for participants who register by March 7.

Course Length:

March 31 – June 14

Additional Information:

www.pdx.edu/impactentrepreneurs/certificate


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