This unit will be delivered in block or intensive mode. Block mode may consist of blended, intensive and immersive teaching, which can include full day teaching and weekend teaching requirements – as specified in the Unit Outline.
For all teaching and learning structures (both face to face and online), students are expected to spend an average of 150 hours per unit in total over the duration of the study period
This includes all:
• Scheduled teaching and learning events and activities (contact hours timetabled in a face-to-face teaching space) and scheduled online learning events (contact hours scheduled in an online teaching space), and
• Non-scheduled learning events and activities (including directed online learning activities, assessments, independent study, student group meetings, and research)
To be successful, students should:
• Read all prescribed materials and/or view videos in preparation for each class
• Attend and engage in all scheduled classes (face to face or online)
• Start assessment tasks well ahead of the due date, and submit assessments promptly
• Read / listen to all feedback carefully, and consider it for future assessment
• Engage with fellow students and teaching staff (don’t hesitate to ask questions)
Assignment 1 (Individual) 40-50%
Assignment 2 (Group) 30-50%
Assignment 3 (Individual) 10-20%
• The ecosystem view of social innovation.
• Assessing different approaches to social innovation.
• Social entrepreneurship and social enterprise in a global context.
• Policy and supporting impact through social enterprise in Australia.
• The impact of social finance & investment on developing social entrepreneurship.
• Strategic approaches to social innovation and entrepreneurship.
• Organisational factors in developing a social enterprise.
• Business needs for social enterprise.
• Collaboration and collective impact.
• Measuring, evaluating and engaging with social impact.
• Critiquing social innovation and entrepreneurship for social change.