Author: Rha, June-Young
Source: KAIST Business School
Number of pages: 3
Societies around the world are desperately seeking new approaches in the arenas traditionally dominated by public and nonprofit service providers. This social sector commonly accounts for a significant portion of any developed economy. Though the character and extent of the social sector varies over time and from one country to the next, it typically includes large segments of education, health care, social services, and the arts. We seem to be at a point in history when many societies are looking to reinvent their social sectors, often with the idea of adopting some of the virtues attributed to the business world.
This course is about the opportunity and challenges of using your managerial skills and entrepreneurial talents creatively and appropriately to help solve social problems through the provision of socially important goods and services. The course studies the basic theories and methods in strategy and management of social enterprises and nonprofit organizations. The course deals with the various issues of management of social purpose organizations: social entrepreneurship, social business model, strategic management, marketing, mobilizing resource, alliance and collaboration, total quality management, performance measurement etc.