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SVENT 200s


SVENT 225P WSP 0.50Course ID: 015232
Social Entrepreneurship: Exploring Social Change
This is a live-in experiential learning course at St. Paul's GreenHouse. Students will explore the entrepreneurial journey with an emphasis on the process of identifying a pressing problem, validating the problem and generating ideas to tackle the problem. Students will also engage in work to help them identify their own values and goals for affecting change, develop teamwork and collaboration skills and begin envisioning their own social venture or change initiative.
[Note: student must enrol and be accepted in the live-in GreenHouse Community at St. Paul's University College]
Instructor Consent Required

SVENT 300s


SVENT 325P WSP 0.50Course ID: 015233
Social Entrepreneurship: Launching a Social Venture
This is a live-in experiential learning course at St. Paul's GreenHouse for students who have identified a social venture idea or change initiative they want to take action on. Students will pursue their entrepreneurial endeavour with an emphasis on validating their idea through beneficiary/customer discovery, project planning, building a team, funding strategies and early-stage revenue models. Students will submit a grant proposal that will lead to the execution of their idea into action.
[Note: student must be accepted and enrolled in the live-in GreenHouse Community at St. Paul's University College]
Instructor Consent Required