Social Enterpreneurship

Course Description

This interactive course is aimed at EMLT students who want to build up or extend their knowledge about Social Entrepreneurship. Prior knowledge or skills are not needed for the course participation or to succeed. 

This module teaches how to be a social entrepreneur and how to be a social leader. It contains information about the various forms of Social. It provides an overview of the legal forms and fields of activity of social enterprises and their distribution in Europe. Furthermore, the framework conditions for social entrepreneurs and their common business concepts are covered in this course, as well as possible financing strategies.

Table of Content

  1. What is Social Entrepreneurship
    • Definition: Social Entrepreneurship
    • Various forms
    • Financing 
    • Exercises
  2. Legal Forms and Framework
    • Legal Forms
    • Coverage in Europe
    • Framework
    • Exercises
  3. Prototypes and Company Concepts
    • Prototypes
    • Company Concepts
    • Exercises 
  4. Social Enterprise (Balanced) Scorecard 
    • Social Enterprise (Balanced) Scorecard
    • Exercises

Learning Outcomes

Learners will;

  • be able to define Social Entrepreneurship.
  • be able to differentiate between the financing forms for Social Entrepreneurship.
  • be able to differentiate between Social Innovation and Social Enterprise.
  • be able to describe the different legal forms and their differences.
  • know the coverage of Social Entrepreneurs in Europe.
  • be able to list and explain the framework conditions for Social Entrepreneurs.
  • be able to define what prototypes are
  • be able to create examples for typical fields of Social Entrepreneurship.
  • be able to develop a Balanced Score Card for a Social Entrepreneur company


  • e-Book
    In scope of this EMLT module, an e-book will be shared to learners.
  • Interactive e-Lessons
    An interactive e-lesson for each unit of an EMLT Module will be shared with learners.
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Funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union. However, European Commission and Turkish National Agency cannot be held responsiĀ­ble for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.