Creating Social Change: From Innovation to Impact
Area of Study
Business Administration, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Ethics
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewDo you believe in a fairer, more equitable society? Would you like to be a part of finding solutions that mean a better future for your country?Whether your career lies in business, not-for-profit, social enterprise or government, this is a course is about how you can meaningfully contribute to creating a better social outcomes. Whether your course of study is business, law, the arts, social sciences, built environment, engineering or medicine, you can learn how to apply your skills to benefit the community.Using context from real and complex social issues which policy makers, industry leaders and social service providers grapple with every day, we will explore models for system change, social innovation, cross-sectoral collaboration and much more. Students will complete the course with a broad understanding of social systems and the keys to initiating and sustaining positive social change.You will explore global trends and international case studies of social change and how these may translate in an Australian context, and you will have the rare opportunity to hear directly from experts in business, government and social purpose organisations who have initiated social change with success.And in a world full of competitive priorities, you will be able to communicate with future employers your understanding of social sustainability.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.