This six-part video case series features social entrepreneur Craig Kielburger as he faces pivotal moments in his life and the remarkable evolution of his organization. The primary dilemmas are strategic in nature and the solutions rely on leadership character and social entrepreneurship. Students are able to walk in the shoes of Craig Kielburger in each case which begins with a video set up, followed by a short one or two page case and associated discussion and concluding with Craig describing what happened in a video clip.
The Craig Kielburger video case series is designed as a multiple use case since its scope is wide-ranging. It traces the evolution of both a leader and an organization through major strategic change. The case series lends itself to understanding leadership character, social entrepreneurship, strategic renewal and innovation in both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. It has been successfully used with undergraduates, graduates and executives in courses on leadership, strategy and sustainability. The video case series provides an inspirational look at leadership and innovation and provides key insights about the relationship between leadership character, strategic renewal and social innovation. It is particularly suited to understanding elements of leadership character - transcendence, courage, justice, humanity, temperance and wisdom - and the important role of character in strategic renewal and innovation.