Social and Eco Entrepreneurship in Italy

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Social and Eco Entrepreneurship in Italy

  • Host University

    Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

  • Location

    Milan, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Management, Entrepreneurial Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course deals with the concepts of social and eco and environmental entrepreneurship, which are receiving increasing attention from all over the globe ? with no exception in Italy. In this course, the Italian trend of establishing and scaling up entrepreneurial initiatives with social and environmental purposes is presented and analysed through case studies, guest speakers and field visits to selected Italian best practices.


    • Setting the boundaries of social and eco entrepreneurship
    • Opportunity recognition in the social and environmental sectors
    • Most successful social and eco entrepreneurship business models
    • The main social and environmental issues facing Italy today
    • Strategies for scaling up the impact

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations