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Wharton Digital Press  |  August 12, 2014

New Social Entrepreneurship Course

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Wharton professor Ian C. MacMillan and Dr. James Thompson, director of the Wharton Social Entrepreneurship Program, are teaching a Coursera course on social entrepreneurship, with Peter Frumkin, director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy. Wharton Digital Press is happy to provide additional information on the course, as well as reading materials for students.

Get Started

  1. Sign up for the free online Social Entrepreneurship Coursera course.
  2. Download the free Coursera Edition of The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook, which covers Phase One: Pressure Test Your Start-Up Idea, before November 5, 2014.
  3. Download the free Worksheet Companion to The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook.

For More Information

The Coursera Edition of The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook is excerpted from the Expanded Edition, which was developed with reader feedback from “one of the more unusual ebook…experiments of the year” (ThinReads). The Expanded Edition includes all three phases in the start-up to scale-up process: pressure test, plan, & launch and scale your social enterprise.