12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Associate Professor Sarah McDonald
Not offered in 2019
- This unit is an international study programinternational study program (http://future.arts.monash.edu/learning-abroad) that requires an application to be enrolled and may incur additional cost.
- The unit may be offered as part of the Summer Arts ProgramSummer Arts Program (http://www.monash.edu/students/courses/arts/summer-program.html).
- This is an Arts enrichment unitArts enrichment unit (https://www.monash.edu/pubs/2019handbooks/aos/arts-enrichment-units/index.html).
In this unit, students will learn about the role of social entrepreneurship in local economies and the key concepts, theories and tools that underpin the development and implementation of a social enterprise. Students will take part in an in-country experience where they will apply these theories and tools and concepts in a real-world context. They will be placed in an existing project with a local partner organisation, directly contributing to the design and development of a project, and practicing skills in cross cultural competence, leadership and innovation.
Upon completing this unit, students will be able to:
- explain the key concepts and theories that underpin social enterprise;
- apply theoretical knowledge to local context and program/project characteristics;
- critically reflect upon in-country experience in relation to theoretical knowledge;
- identify and develop skills for cross cultural competence, leadership and innovation;
- recognise and describe their own personal ethical framework in relation to social enterprises.
Within semester assessment 100%
This unit requires an equivalent of 288 contact hours including assessment tasks and in-country program activities. This is a guided study tour, however students will be required to attend a compulsory on-campus session prior to departure.
See also Unit timetable information