URBANST Social Entrepreneurship Collaboratory
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Social Entrepreneurship Collaboratory
School of Humanities & Sciences
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Poverty Law : Socio-economic factors play a significant role in an individual's access to justice. Students interested in a public interest career should consider taking 1 or more courses that consider the politics of development, whether in urban centers in the U.S. or in developing countries. This course gives students the opportunity to work on interdisciplinary teams to create and develop real project initiatives.
General course Description:
Interdisciplinary student teams create and develop U.S. and international social entrepreneurship initiatives. Proposed initiatives may be new entities, or innovative projects, partnerships, and/or strategies impacting existing organizations and social issues in the U.S. and internationally. Focus is on each team¿s research and on planning documents to further project development. Project development varies with the quarter and the skill set of each team, but should include: issue and needs identification; market research; design and development of an innovative and feasible solution; and drafting of planning documents. In advanced cases, solicitation of funding and implementation of a pilot project. Enrollment limited to 30. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: 131 and 132, or consent of instructor.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law