Program Details

Key Questions: How can technology and digital tools be used in furthering social innovation and entrepreneurship? What does design thinking entail and how might it be used in furthering social innovation? What are best practices and criticism
Location:
San Jose, United States; Delhi, India; Kampala, Uganda; Sao Paulo, Brazil
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Explore what “entrepreneurship” means around the world, drawing on the disciplines of management, economics, technology, and design.

Key Questions: How can technology and digital tools be used in furthering social innovation and entrepreneurship? What does design thinking entail and how might it be used in furthering social innovation? What are best practices and criticism relating to social entrepreneurship? What innovative approaches and strategies have evolved to address critical issues relating to the environment and to further positive social change?
 

Setting Description:
n this program, you examine how various forms of entrepreneurship are being employed to address some of the most pressing challenges of today. The program offers a comparative study in four contrasting locations around the world, incorporating case studies and onsite meetings with social entrepreneurs, activists, and local individuals seeking change. Learn to listen, observe, and engage in collaborative analysis and work with social entrepreneurs in the field to translate your research into practical applications. Field studies will include meetings with small businesses and multinational corporations, NGOs, multi-lateral organizations, international banks, philanthropists, and local microfinance providers.
Cost:
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Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
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Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 2 Reviews

  • Game Changer
    5.0
    08/06/17

    I can tell you in general, I LOVED my SIT experience. Truly the experience shaped my world view and challenged me more than I could have imagined. It is a really hard program to describe because it is so many different thing. We met over 100 organization

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • IHP SEN- an incredible journey
    5.0
    07/28/17

    My experience on the IHP Social Entrepreneurship program was absolutely incredible. The staff of this program is so caring and committed, and every single day was an adventure. My program started in San Francisco, then went to Brazil, India, and Uganda.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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