• Application Deadline
  • 1 month
  • English


In This Social Business Model and Planning for Social Innovation Course offered by Coursera in partnership with Copenhagen Business School we will take the social business opportunity that you have identified in the first course to a higher level. Specifically, you will develop a business model using the Business Model Canvas. Gradually you will also start writing your business plan. Moreover, you will be able to assess different organizational forms and select the one that is appropriate for your developed business model. By the end of the course you will be able to compare different social impact investment methods and choose the right funding strategy for your social venture.

Note: It is highly recommended to have completed Course 1: 'Identifying Social Entrepreneurship Opportunities' before you start with this Course!

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Course Structure:
  • Introduction of the Business Model Canvas
  • Applying the Business Model Canvas
  • The Purpose of a Business Plan
  • Selecting an Organizational Form
  • Attracting Startup Funding

        English Language Requirements

        This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

        Schedule IELTS

        Academic Requirements

        You do not need any specific background knowledge. The only thing you need is special interest, extraordinary passion and an enthusiastic motivation to start a social venture.

        Tuition Fee

        • International Applies to you

          39 USD/module
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 39 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
        • National Applies to you

          39 USD/module
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 39 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
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