Your Social Innovation Study Guide

Do you want to take a deep-dive into the world of social innovation, and on how social impact can happen in any sector, and in any corner of the world? Do you want to learn how to become a changemaker yourself? This article will teach you how to find free online courses on Social Entrepreurship!

You have a great passion for social innovation, you would like to set-up your own social venture, however, you don’t know where to start? OpenCourser is an amazing open online education search tool, providing you with information on all sort of courses in social entrepreneurship for free!

Who, What, Where, How?

There are many online education platforms out there, such as Coursera, Lynda and EdX, who are offering a great variety of free & paid courses on all sorts of levels. Opencourser collects all the free courses for you, waiting and ready for you to find them!

The difference between free vs. paid courses, lie in the ability to access materials such as homework assignments, exams or quizzes that enable you to get a certificate in a specific course.

These assignments and quizzes can be very helpful, to guide you through the course, and a certificate can potentially look nice on your CV. However, with a healthy dose of motivation and excitement you’ll manage to read through the course material yourself, and all the knowledge will be well-stored into your great minds in no-time!

Any recommendations?

Typing in ‘Social Entrepreneurship’ in the search bar of Opencourser, shows you a great variety of many courses in many different fields of social innovation.

Some courses that straight-away appealed to us were:

  • Becoming a Changemaker: Introduction to Social Innovation

This is a great 6-week course for anyone that wants to make a difference. It will help you to understand the space of social innovation and teach you great skills, tools and methodologies to help you get going to bring about social change.

Would you like to earn a verified certificate? It is possible to apply for a financial aid! Learn more about the study here

  • Social Impact Strategy: Tools for Entrepreneurs and Innovators

This is a great 4-week course that prepares you for the launch of your own social venture, and equips you with some great hands-on tools. You can easily sign-up and enrol in the full-course with access to all course materials.

Learn more about the study here

The more we share, the more we know

We are very excited to hearing if you attended any free courses on social innovation!

Are there any social entrepreneurship courses that have inspired you? Did you attend any workshop lately that you would like to share? Or is there a must-attend course we missed out on?

Please, don’t hesitate to share your experiences with us and all the other social entrepreneurs, below :)

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I love it. Thanks for the info!