Explore how entrepreneurship and innovation tackle complex social problems in emerging economies.
Take this course free on edX: https://www.edx.org/course/entrepreneurship-emerging-economies-harvardx-sw47x
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This business and management course takes an inter-disciplinary approach to understanding and solving complex social problems. You will learn about prior attempts to address these problems, identify points of opportunity for smart entrepreneurial efforts, and propose and develop your own creative solutions.
The focus of this course is on individual agency—what can you do to address a defined problem? While we will use the lens of health to explore entrepreneurial opportunities, you will learn how both problems and solutions are inevitably of a multi-disciplinary nature, and we will draw on a range of sectors and fields of study.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
An awareness of the opportunities for entrepreneurship in fast-growing emerging markets
An understanding of a conceptual framework for evaluating such opportunities
An appreciation of the types of problems that lend themselves to entrepreneurial solutions