Hosted by the University for Peace - established by UN General Assembly and Western Washington University, this is an amazing opportunity, open to all ages and professional levels, for a unique face-to-face learning and travel course in Costa Rica. Participants will be exposed to a variety of social initiatives, and be able to complement these field experiences with an understanding of valuable approaches, theories and frameworks that are critical in the social enterprise sector. Among other topics, participants will learn about design thinking, social venture modeling, self-leadership, social justice, community building and sustainability.
Earn 4 academic credits through Western Washington University, or come for your own personal discovery.
- A highly experiential, field-based course that takes deep dives into social ventures geared towards social justice, business, and sustainability.
- Alongside like-minded peers, learn valuable approaches to assess, lead and strengthen social ventures.
- An opportunity for travel throughout the country and engagement with local communities.
- A Global Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate from the Centre for Executive Education of the University for Peace, established by the General Assembly of the United Nation, and the WWU’s IDEA Institute.