SIT/IHP: Social Entrepreneurship

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Explore what “entrepreneurship” means around the world, drawing on the disciplines of management, economics, technology, and design.

Key Questions:
-How can technology and digital tools be used in furthering social innovation and entrepreneurship?
-What does design thinking entail and how might it be used in furthering social innovation?
-What are best practices and criticism relating to social entrepreneurship?
-What innovative approaches and strategies have evolved to address critical issues relating to the environment and to further positive social change?

Questions & Answers


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Incredible adventure around the globe

I gained a great new group of friends, a hugely broadened perspective, experiential knowledge based in three different countries and regions, and a host of amazing new experiences. Be prepared to be busy, but you'll look back and wish you had done still more. I learned so much from living and studying in three different countries, and had a great time too. This is not an easy or typical study abroad, but if you want to immerse yourself in places that are different, learn to thrive in discomfort, or just see a huge amount of beautiful, amazing places, this is a fantastic program. I learned and thought a lot about both large world systems and grassroots approaches to solving every type of problem. Probably the most fun and educational semester of my college career.

How can this program be improved?
I went on the first iteration of IHP SEN, so there were some academic and staffing issues that have since been changed.
Yes, I recommend this program

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