Concepts and Analytic Skills for the Social Sector (EARTHSYS 137)

URBANST
132
Instructors
Litvak, L. (PI)
Section Number
1
How to develop and grow innovative not-for-profit organizations and for-profit enterprises which have the primary goal of solving social and environmental problems. Topics include organizational mission, strategy, market/user analysis, communications, funding, recruitment and impact evaluation. Perspectives from the field of social entrepreneurship, design thinking and social change organizing. Opportunities and limits of using methods from the for-profit sector to meet social goals. Focus is on integrating theory with practical applications, including several case exercises and simulations.One-day practicum where students advise an actual social impact organization. Enrollment limited to 20. Prerequisite:consent of instructor. Email lalitvak@stanford.edu
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
Units
4
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Urban Policy - Electives
Education Policy
Discrimination, Crime, and Poverty Policy
Design of Public Institutions
Advanced Policy Analysis
Urban and Regional Policy
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
11:30 AM
End Time
1:00 PM
Location
160-318