SEFORÏS: insights into challenges and strategies to grow social impact by social enterprises

During the course of the SEFORÏS research team was able to count on the impressions an insights from more than 1.000 social entrepeneurs and support organisations. With this MOOC, SEFORÏS wants to give something back to the community. 

Based on state-of- the-art field-based study and existing literature, the "SEFORÏS: insights into challenges and strategies to grow social impact by social enterprises" MOOC will strengthen your comprehension of these organisations. This MOOC covers dimensions such as the behavioural and societal change they create, financial and governance models they adopt and scaling strategies to grow social impact. Besides, this course will unveil unique and rich research outcomes that will help you grasp the significance of social enterprises’ actions.

“The course “SEFORÏS: insights into challenges and strategies to grow social impact by social enterprises” presents itself as a personal enrichment tool for those who want to deepen their knowledge in the social entrepreneurship field.” - Vanessa Morais, Portugal

The MOOC consists of 5 different modules of around 15 minutes. Each module is given by a different member of the SEFORÏS research team:

  • Module 1:  Social Enterprises and Social Change: Strategies for Social Impact by Ute Stephan
  • Module 2: The Challenge of Social Finance by Davis Plotnieks
  • Module 3: Organisational Governance: Between Responsibility and Opportunity by Alexandra Ioan
  • Module 4: Scaling Your Impact: Innovation and Other Strategies by Alain Daou
  • Module 5: Social Enterprise and Social Impact by Marieke Huysentruyt
From left to right: Ute Stephan, davis plotnieks, alexandra ioan, alain daou & marieke huysentruyt.

From left to right: Ute Stephan, davis plotnieks, alexandra ioan, alain daou & marieke huysentruyt.

Module 1:  Social Enterprises and Social Change: Strategies for Social Impact

Module 2: The Challenge of Social Finance

Module 3: Organisational Governance: Between Responsibility and Opportunity

Module 4: Scaling Your Impact: Innovation and Other Strategies

Module 5: Social Enterprise and Social Impact