The fast-paced development of new digital technologies provides powerful resources for addressing today's social and environmental challenges. Combining the perspectives of business entrepreneurship, regional science and information systems, this breadth unit will uncover the potential of digitally connected social entrepreneurship as an agile and exciting vehicle for creating positive social and environmental change.
This unit will provide you with a dynamic suite of online resources and activities to develop the knowledge and skills required to become agents for positive social change. By identifying an issue of significance within their local, national or global communities, you will develop and "pitch" your own socially entrepreneurial initiative. To achieve this, you will assess the strengths of a number of resources and tools that may be utilised by social entrepreneurs, including Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
While not a prerequisite, if you have previously completed the breadth unit XBR102 Developing your Creative and Entrepreneurial Potential, you will have the opportunity to further develop and test your existing enterprise ideas.
|Unit name||Social Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Tasmanian School of Business and Economics|College Office - CSE|Office of the PVC Regional Development|
Dr Sophie Ross
Dr Sophie Ross
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 1||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 1||3/2/2020||21/2/2020||19/3/2020||2/5/2020|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,702.00||080301|
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