FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS INDSF-DP Indigenous Social Entrepreneurship

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
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BUSA-1086Introduction to Social Enterprise
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In this case-based, foundational course, participants will learn about the opportunities that social enterprises and social entrepreneurs have created to address social needs in their communities.

BUSA-2091Social Entrepreneurship
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Participants will learn how to structure a social enterprise and conduct analysis to identify opportunities.

FNCE-2002Finance
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Participants will explore financial management in order to develop the financial infrastructure to launch a social enterprise.

HUMR-2001Human Resources and Operations Management
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Participants will explore current theories and practices in human resources and operations management in order to develop the infrastructure to manage the employees and procedures of a social enterprise.

INNO-1001Ideating for Social Needs
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Participants will be guided through an assessment of their abilities, traits, and passions before matching what they have discovered about themselves with their ideas for potential solutions in response to identified social needs.

INNO-2001Testing the Solution
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Participants will rapidly test, assess, and revise their prototypes to determine the preferred solution.

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INNO-2002Solution Design
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Participants will develop a process for rapid prototyping of their potential solutions to discover ways to improve them by creating variance.

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INNO-2003Assessing the Solution
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Participants will define how they will assess and test the desirability, feasibility, and viability of their prototypes.

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INNO-3001MVP Creation
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Based on their chosen most desirable, feasible, and viable product, participants will develop a “pitch” and present their potential solution to the community.

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MGMT-2007Governance and Legal
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Participants will explore current regulations and structures in order to develop the management infrastructure to govern a social enterprise.

MRKT-2008Marketing
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Participants will explore current marketing theory in order to develop a marketing plan, design a sales funnel, and develop sales strategies for a social enterprise to acquire potential customers.

MRKT-2009Marketing Campaigns and Metrics
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Participants will plan a marketing campaign, launch the campaign, define the marketing metrics to track campaign goals, and measure the performance of the campaign.

PROJ-2021Social Entrepreneur Project
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Participants will participate in a four-week consultation with mentors and an instructional team to complete the process of designing the infrastructure for the launch of a social enterprise.

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All other year 2 courses must be completed prior to taking the Practicum.
SALE-2003Customer Relations Management
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Participants will learn how to set up and use a customer relationship management (CRM) system to store customer and prospect data, track customer interactions, and manage customer relationships. They will customize settings, import contact details, set up a dashboard to manage sales and business opportunities, and track leads within a sales funnel.

SALE-2004Sales
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Participants will be introduced to techniques for selling a product or service through a social enterprise. They will learn how to create sales artefacts aligning with customer engagement strategies designed to generate revenue. They will learn how to respond to an RFP.

WRKE-2021Social Entrepreneur Work Experience
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Participants will be placed with a community organization for a four-week placement to participate in building or improving the infrastructure for a social enterprise.

Prerequisites:
All other year 2 courses must be completed prior to taking the Practicum.
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