How to Scale Social Impact

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With NovoEd, you can learn from the world's leading institutions and collaborate with students from more than 150 countries across the globe. This online education platform connects millions of students to MOOcs, or Massive Open Online Courses, to provide them with a one-of-a-kind learning experience. Students develop an understanding of the content through worthwhile projects and collaborating with their peers. You can create a learning experience that is entirely suited to your needs and preferences by responding to student learning as it happens. You can essentially shape your instruction to make the online classes more effective and productive. Through innovative technology, in-depth academic relationships with peers around the world, and instruction from distinguished professors at top universities, you can become an expert on anything from finance to decision quality.

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Are you worried about your organization's sustainability? Do you need to take your organization's impact to the next level?

This course will equip you with the knowledge necessary to scale your organization's impact and reach by setting your programs apart from those of your peers. Through on-the-ground interviews with current nonprofit practitioners in India, Pakistan, and Kenya, students will learn how to design and implement effective programs that are far-reaching, replicable, and scalable. These theories will be used to guide discussions of how to tackle real life issues faced by the global poor, including human rights abuses, health, food security and education.

What You'll Do:
  • Identify and implement strategic business tools to help you become a more effective practitioner in development.
  • Learn how to grow a program's impact from 1 to 1 million with recommendations from nonprofit and social enterprise leaders.
  • Analyze yo...

Are you worried about your organization's sustainability? Do you need to take your organization's impact to the next level?

This course will equip you with the knowledge necessary to scale your organization's impact and reach by setting your programs apart from those of your peers. Through on-the-ground interviews with current nonprofit practitioners in India, Pakistan, and Kenya, students will learn how to design and implement effective programs that are far-reaching, replicable, and scalable. These theories will be used to guide discussions of how to tackle real life issues faced by the global poor, including human rights abuses, health, food security and education.

What You'll Do:
  • Identify and implement strategic business tools to help you become a more effective practitioner in development.
  • Learn how to grow a program's impact from 1 to 1 million with recommendations from nonprofit and social enterprise leaders.
  • Analyze your organization's own impact, and design strategies for improving the success of one of your programs.
Weekly Topics:
  • Week 0: On-boarding and Team Formation
  • Week 1: Understanding the Poverty Problem
  • Week 2: Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health
  • Week 3: Tuberculosis
  • Week 4: Water & Sanitation
  • Week 5: Food Security & Agricultural Development
  • Week 6: Education
  • Week 7: Human Rights
Requirements:

Approximately 2-3 hours per week watching videos, readings articles, participating in class discussion, and completing individual and/or team assignments. You will need a computer that allows you to watch the video lectures and provides the ability to upload all your assignments.

Statement of Accomplishment:

To receive a Statement of Accomplishment, you will need to complete 4 out of the 6 weekly assignments.

More Information & Next Offering:

Philanthropy University is a non-degree, diploma or credit granting initiative powered by Berkeley-Haas. Philanthropy U is the concept developer and sponsor of the initiative. Learners are not entitled to earn college or other academic credit.

For information about future offerings of this course, please visit http://philanthropyu.org/2016-courses/.


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