Get Started in Social Entrepreneurship : A Practical Guide
What you'll learn
- If you take ONE course before starting your social venture, make this it!
- By the end of this course, you'll walk away with a solid understanding of what social entrepreneurship is about and exactly how to get started in building a world changing business.
- Open mindedness and a willingness to learn how to move your mission forward
Heard about social entrepreneurship and ready to start a business that's new, exciting and makes a real difference in the world?
Begin here with our practical guide to building a world changing business. You’ll gain access to leading tools, resources and business models for starting your own social enterprise.
Social Entrepreneurship is the fastest growing social sector movement. This course will help you discover how YOU can create social change starting today.
Get Started in Social Entrepreneurship is a MUST for anyone interested in starting their own impact-driven, social enterprise.
We provide you with a solid understanding of social entrepreneurship, and the fundamentals for creating your own purpose driven business.
This course provides an excellent introduction to Social Entrepreneurship to getting started and how individuals have a role in creating social change.
In this course, you'll learn...
- What Social Entrepreneurship is about (Trends & Opportunities)
- How to Uncover your PASSION and choose your CAUSE
- How to Build your Dream Social Enterprise from Scratch
You'll also learn...
- The different types of Social Enterprise Business Models
- Key Steps in Getting Started: from Business Planning to Websites and Marketing your Movement
- Keys to Momentum: How to Build a Strong Network of Followers, Finance your Business and Measure your Impact
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in learning more about Social Entrepreneurship and how to start a business that makes a difference
- Entrepreneurs who want to make a difference and grow a socially conscious business
As a Change Catalyst, Leesa is committed to cultivating progress, sharing the ideas, tools, and trends that are rapidly changing our world.
Leesa is on a mission to help conscious entrepreneurs and businesses to create powerful global transformation and build a sustainable new economy.
Leesa Hubbard empowers visionary entrepreneurs who are looking to expand their impact and create positive transformation in the world. Her mission is to ‘accelerate the evolution of capitalism - growing business as a force for good’. She's a teacher, mentor and spokesperson for entrepreneurs and companies that are actively working to solve some of our most pressing social and environmental challenges.
Leesa has particular expertise in starting and developing early stage businesses. For more than a decade, she has been a marketing and business growth strategist, consulting to entrepreneurs and organisations across North America and the Asia Pacific.
Leesa has co-founded and run 4 ventures across Canada, the US and Australia, including the Heroes Economy (a global network of impact entrepreneurs focused on solving major social & environmental challenges through business), a Digital Marketing Agency, a Renewable Energy Company (now one of North America’s industry leaders), and a Technology Start-Up she built from scratch to a 7-figure global brand.
Devin is a bestselling author. He calls himself a champion of social good. Drawing on more than 1,200 interviews with changemakers, he loves to share stories of their “superpowers for good.” As a Forbes contributor, with over 500 bylines and over two million unique readers, he became a recognized name in the social impact arena. His podcast, featuring celebrities, CEOs, billionaires, entrepreneurs—including Bill Gates—and others who are out to change the world, gave him a recognizable face as well.
His books, focusing on helping readers do more good in the world, have been read over 1 million times!
He has helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars via crowdfunding. He twice hosted a 24-hour livestream via YouTube on #GivingTuesday, featuring more than 90 interviews with nonprofit leaders.
Previously, Devin served as the CFO of the third-largest company on the 2009 Inc. 500 list. He also founded and led a FINRA-registered investment bank. After completing a degree in finance at the University of Utah, he earned an MBA from Cornell University.
Having lived on three continents and visited over 40 countries on six continents and with guests from around the world on his show, Devin brings a global perspective on purpose-driven leadership to international audiences–from the UN to Nepal–empowering them to do more good and make their mark on the world. These lessons also enable them to change their personal lives and to drive positive change within their organizations.
Today, Devin channels the idealism of his youth, volunteering whenever and wherever he can, with the loving support of his wife, Gail. Their son, Dayton, works in San Francisco. Frequently finding himself on airplanes, Devin is glad to be middle-seat-sized.