année académique

Titulaire(s) du cours

Marek HUDON (Coordonnateur)

Crédits ECTS


Langue(s) d'enseignement


Contenu du cours


       1. Social Innovation, an introduction: Definitions and Concepts
  1. Social Intrapreneurship, social entrepreneurship and social enterprises: Various innovations schemes for social change

  1. Sustainable business models: Promise and challenges

  1. Funding social innovations: From donors to impact investing

  1. The commercialization of social enterprises: MOOC and Compartamos Case study

  1. Conclusions and class discussion

Objectifs (et/ou acquis d'apprentissages spécifiques)

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Understand core social innovation (SI) concepts and issues
  • Identify key challenges faced by social enterprises (SE), including the commercialization  trend in SE (MOOC).
  • Discuss the relevance of social enterprises concerns in the  management of (for-profit and non-profit)  companies

Pré-requis et Co-requis

Connaissances et compétences pré-requises ou co-requises


    Méthodes d'enseignement et activités d'apprentissages


    Massive Online Open Course (MOOC)


    Case studies

    Contribution au profil d'enseignement

    The course contributes to the development of the following skills :

    • Analyse change contexts from an integrative perspective, making sense of all available empirical data with an innovative and rigourous theoretical framework.

    • Recommend practical and creative managerial solutions to the most pressing organizational and societal problems.

    • Negotiate project recommendations across cultures and stakeholder groups to increase organizational readiness for change.

    • Operationalize negotiated solutions into actionable managerial strategies.

    Références, bibliographie et lectures recommandées

    Will be shared during the course

    Autres renseignements





    Méthode(s) d'évaluation

    • Autre


    Oral Exam + Paper (group assignement)

    May be modified according to the number of students

    Construction de la note (en ce compris, la pondération des notes partielles)

    Oral Exam (50%) + Paper (50%)

    May be modified according to the number of students

    Langue(s) d'évaluation

    • anglais