GE2247 - Social Innovation and Entrepreneurial Venture Exploration (SIEVE)

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Management
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
GE Area
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organizations
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to stimulate inspirations of students, equip them with theories and techniques to create social innovation and enable students to model their innovation with prudent business principles and competitive strategies.  With a cross-disciplinary approach, students will appreciate the social, economic and business perspectives of innovation and social entrepreneurship. Students will also understand the challenges in the process of social needs identification, solution discovery, scaling choices and diffusion approaches for implementing the social innovations. The learning outcomes of this course will be demonstrated through the quality of the student’s individual contribution in classworks, class discussion , essay and group project . The quality of these works will be manifested by student’s competence in correctly identifying and analyzing the social needs and creating innovative solutions in addressing these needs with concepts and tools learnt from the course.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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