Social Entrepreneurship

Across all seven schools, Stanford offers a portfolio of courses relevant to social entrepreneurship:

Project-based courses: where you can work on your social venture idea.

Lecture-based, skills and framework courses: to develop basic skills necessary to launch and grow an organization, or to help funding a social venture or supporting social entrepreneurship in other ways.

Lecture-based, field overview courses: to get a broader landscape view of a particular domain or approach to social impact

 

The listed social entrepreneurship courses include basic skills for developing a new venture that all entrepreneurs would find helpful.

 

course & name

project-based

skills for social impact

context & process of change

Challenging the Status Quo: Social Entrepreneurs Advancing Democracy, Development and Justice (INTNLREL 142 / AFRICAST 142)

Spring

  X X

Challenging the Status Quo: Social Entrepreneurs Advancing Democracy, Development and Justice (INTNLREL 142)

Spring

    X

Concepts and Analytic Skills for the Social Sector (URBANST 132)

Winter

  X X

Create a New Venture: From Idea to Launch I (STRAMGT 321)

Winter

X X  

Creating High Potential Ventures in Developing Economies (GSBGEN 314)

Winter

  X  

Design for Extreme Affordability (OIT 333)

Winter

X X  

Designing Research-Based Interventions to Solve Global Health Problems (EDUC 335X/ AFRICAST 135/ AFRICAST 235/ EDUC 135X/ MED 235)

Spring

X    

Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability (OIT 333)

Winter

X    

Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability (ME 206A)

Winter

  X X

Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability (ME 206B)

Spring

    X

Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability (OIT 334)

Spring

X    

Entrepreneurship: Formation of New Ventures (STRAMGT 353)

Autumn

X X  

Improving and Measuring Social Impact (GSBGEN 322)

Autumn

X    

Social Entrepreneurship Collaboratory (URBANST 133)

Autumn, Winter

    X

Starting and Growing a Social Venture (STRAMGT 325)

Winter

X X  

VIP: Very Impactful People - Social Innovation & the Social Entrepreneur (URBANST 131)

Autumn, Spring

  X X

Advanced Seminar on Social Entrepreneurship and Global Poverty (GSBGEN 313)

 

  X X

D-Lab: Design for Service Innovation (OIT 343)

 

X X  

Design for Service Innovation (OIT 344)

 

X X  

Funding Social Impact: Methods and Measurement (GSBGEN 512)

 

  X X
 

Last updated on September 23, 2014. All courses are subject to change. Check with Stanford Explore Courses for the latest information. Consult with your department for credit and degree information.