With an increasing demand for socially, environmentally, and culturally focused investment options, corporate models are beginning to emerge that bridge the gap between between for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations.
This course introduces the foundational characteristics of the social enterprise, beginning with the core concept of “blended value”, which comprises both financial value and social value. In addition, we examine: a range of legal frameworks and performance measures; important and applicable analytic decision-aiding concepts used in determining and carrying-out tasks associated with feasibility assessment strategic business planning; and financial and social value forecasting. span>
The objectives of this course include:
- Providing an overview of various preliminary and ongoing legal considerations
- Identify different types of business organizations and their features, advantages, and disadvantages
- Provide an overview of the process for creating each type of business organization
- Identify various ways to protect an enterprise's social purpose within a for-profit business organization
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Course Completion Badge
Last Updated: February 15, 2019
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