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Corporate Social Innovation edX Course

Do you believe that business can be a force for good in the world?

From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Innovation

Based on real-world experiences from business leaders, learn how to develop and lead social innovation initiatives that create both economic and social value.

This edX course, From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Innovation, combines learnings from the real-world experience of business leaders with analysis and practical applications. These leaders, who have developed and led social innovation efforts, share the theories, strategies, and management frameworks that are driving new models for business engagement in society.

You will learn from firsthand accounts and interaction with key executives who’ve led social innovation initiatives. They hail from leading organizations and brands including, Campbell’s, Dunkin Brands, Verizon, Salesforce, FIFCO, Barclays, and more.

This is a course for anyone interested in understanding and acting on the new frontier of Corporate Social Innovation. No matter where you sit inside your company, you’ll be able to apply the lessons from companies in the field to develop the practical steps needed for the specific needs of your organization.

This new context is driving companies – large and small – to think beyond Corporate Social Responsibility and to view business opportunities through the lens of social innovation.

Taught by Cheryl Kiser and Ken Freitas.

This course is also part of a 4-course Entrepreneurial Mindset and Leadership professional certification.