Social Innovation Practicum

I&E590-01

In the Social Innovation Practicum, students will learn about and support the design, development, assessment and scaling up of innovative, sustainable approaches to addressing critical social and environmental problems in Durham and around the world. Working in multidisciplinary teams, students will gather and analyze data, develop recommendations, formulate implementation plans, and provide other support to clients that may include social entrepreneurs, funders, public sector innovators and policy makers, corporate social impact managers and others. Participating students will have increased capacity for effective and thoughtful entrepreneurial leadership throughout their careers.