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Social innovation

Description

Objectives

This course introduce students to social innovations -- ideas, concepts, and processes that address societal needs. It  exposes students to pressing societal needs, introducing them to the concepts and techniques of human centered design for social innovation. Through a combination of methods (such as discovery, ideation, and prototyping) and tools students learn to design robust ideas to address social needs.

 

Grading 
Assignments: 50%; Final exam: 50%

 

Reading:

Book: Change by Design. Tim Brown

Article: Design Thinking for Social Innovation. Tim Brown & Jocelyn Wyatt

People

 

Gonçalves P.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2019-2020
ECTS
3
Language
English
Education
Master of Arts in Economics and Communication in Public Management and Policy, Elective course, Specialization in Public Communication and Management, 2nd year

Master of Science in Communication and Economics in Corporate Communication, Elective course, Corporate Social Responsibility and the Common Good, 2nd year

Master of Science in Communication and Economics in Marketing and Transformative Economy, Elective course, Corporate Social Responsibility and the Common Good, 2nd year

Master of Science in Economics in Management, Elective course, Track in Socially Responsible Management, 2nd year