- One semester, block mode or equivalent
- 36 hours
Aims and objectives
The unit also aims to introduce students to the forces that are extending the meaning of philanthropy by encouraging the growth of new forms of 'social investment', in which commercial enterprise is being shaped by social as well as financial goals. Students will be introduced to create innovative, and sometimes hybrid, models of sustainable community services, environmental protection and social development, as well as new business opportunities.
1. Demonstrate a developed knowledge of the key concepts and debates in the field of philanthropy and social investment.
2. Apply problem solving and decision making methodologies to social impact issues to their own environment and situations.
3. Critique and evaluate the various facets of social investment practice.
4. Communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences and use the basic tools and practices of social impact within project work.