WHAT: Take one course to learn some of the basics of social innovation and systems thinking as a tool for social impact.
HOW: There are three ways to complete this component:
- Take either MGT 4194 Social Entrepreneurship (offered every semester) or SLS 3120 Foundations of Sustainable Systems (offered every spring).
- Enroll in the co-curricular (non-credit) SLS Social Innovation Buzz Course, a non-credit mini-course co-taught with SLS partners the Center for Civic Innovation and Institute for Leadership and Social Impact, comprising a series of workshops and site visits held primarily off campus, to introduce students to community-based innovation in Atlanta. (Not currently offered this academic year).
- Enroll in ABCD in Practice, a 1-credit short course offered in Spring 2022 that introduces and reviews the basics of Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD): working with communities based on their assets, or strengths.
- Study abroad on the Leadership for Social Good Summer Study Abroad Program in Central and Eastern Europe, run by the Institute for Leadership and Social Impact, which includes three courses, one of which is a six-week internship with a social enterprise. Note that this program fulfills both the ENGAGE and LEARN requirements.