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This is Step 1: Generating & Testing Ideas. By the end of this step you’ll have come up your very own innovative and feasible social enterprise idea, which has been prototyped and tested.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Step 1: Generating & Testing Ideas

  • 2

    Module 1: Gathering insights and understanding the needs of your community

    • Activity Workbook - Module 1

    • Module Introduction

    • 1.1. Social Enterprises

    • 1.1. Short quiz on Social Enterprises

    • 1.2. Entrepreneurial Mindset Introduction

    • 1.2. Short quiz on Entrepreneurial Mindset

    • 1.3. Vision and Mission

    • 1.3. Short quiz on Vision and Mission

    • 1.4. Insights and Needs

    • 1.4. Short quiz on Insights and Needs

    • 1.5. Self-reflection questions

    • 1.6. Your experience in Module 1

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    Module 2: Defining the problem and generating feasible business ideas

    • Activity Workbook - Module 2

    • Module Introduction

    • 2.1. Interviews and Resource Analysis

    • 2.1. Short quiz on Interviews and Resource analysis

    • 2.2. Insights and How might we statements

    • 2.2. Short quiz on Insights and How might we statements

    • 2.3. Business Brainstorm

    • 2.3. Short quiz on Business Brainstorm

    • 2.4. SWOT Analysis

    • 2.4. Short quiz on SWOT Analysis

    • 2.5. Self-reflection questions

    • 2.6. Your experience in Module 2

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    Module 3: Testing and Prototyping your Ideas

    • Activity Workbook - Module 3

    • 3.1. Module overview

    • Module Introduction

    • 3.1. Recap on Business Ideas Shortlisted

    • 3.2. Prototyping your Ideas

    • 3.2. Short quiz on Prototyping your ideas

    • 3.3. Collecting Feedback through your Market Research

    • 3.3. Short quiz on Collecting Feedback through your Market Research

    • 3.4. Conducting Market Research and Feedback from your Prototype

    • 3.4. Short quiz on Conducting Market Research and Feedback from your Prototype

    • 3.5. Self-reflection questions

    • 3.6. Your experience in Module 3

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    Module 4: Thinking about Finances and your Business Profitability

    • Activity Workbook - Module 4

    • 4.1 Module overview

    • Module Introduction

    • 4.1. Your Business Idea for your Social Enterprise

    • 4.2. Start-up Capital

    • 4.2. Short quiz on Start-up Capital

    • 4.3. Lessons about Profits and Competitors

    • 4.3. Short quiz on Lessons about profits and competitors

    • 4.4. Business Model Canvas

    • 4.4. Short quiz on Business Model Canvas

    • 4.5. Self-reflection questions

    • 4.6. Feedback form

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    Your next steps

    • Review - End of Step 1

    • Exit Survey

    • Next steps

What people are saying

'This Course was a perception changer for me; I haven't had any lessons like this one before now'

Stella, Program Director Odyssey Educational Foundation Nigeria

The course has been quite helpful and I like the fact that after each lesson you take a decision of what to keep doing, what to stop and what to continue doing, it helped me take decisions needed to help my enterprise. The lesson was structured in a manner that the exercises were also guided so you do not fall off track. Overall I have a better understanding of how to work with my team and start my enterprise with all the vigor needed to excel.

'The course has equipped me with some basic tools which are important for taking decisions'

Deepak, Director of Equality Empowerment Foundation India

The course has equipped me with some basic tools which are important for taking decisions pertaining to raising the financial health of a social enterprise. Most tools are participatory and can be helpful to improve team knowledge also.

'The course was, and I hope will continue to be, a terrific source of guidance for our project'

Kathy, General Director of the Madagascar School Project

The course worked as a very appropriate and helpful kick start for us to begin to look systematically at how to move forward. It gave us excellent ways to understand the path ahead and to begin formulating questions and ways to check in with the community to really understand the needs that we are trying to address. It was, and I hope will continue to be, a terrific source of guidance for our project.

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