67235 - Social Entrepreneurship

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Course contents

1. Defining Social Entrepreneurship: a broad concept with different meanings.

2. Economic and Managerial theories of entrepreneurship.

3. The European approach to social enterprise and social economy.

4. Social Entrepreneurship in Italy: an overview.

5. Social Innovation

6. Case studies


Nicholls, A (2007), “Social Entrepreneurship. New models of sustainable social change”(Introduction), Oxford University Press.

Other references will be provided during the course.

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars

Assessment methods

Written exam (one hour)

Teaching tools

Slides and other teaching materials will be available during the course.

Office hours

See the website of Giulio Ecchia