Innovate for Impact

Design unstoppable social enterprise ideas.

What if you could invent the next great social enterprise using a replicable system?

From Grameen Bank to Warby Parker, every paradigm-shifting social enterprise started with a simple idea.


Generating excellent social entrepreneurship ideas is no easy task.

Just look at the numbers...

83% of social enterprises fail within 3 years!

That's a lot of bad ideas...

Fortunately, social enterprise development is a skill that you can learn...

Welcome to Social Entrepreneurship Idea Lab!

This results-driven course enables you to:

  • Discover proprietary methods for generating innovative social enterprise ideas
  • Follow a step-by-step process to develop and test social enterprise concepts
  • Create actionable deliverables, such as user personas and prototypes
  • Work with experienced mentors from the Social Sector Network team
  • Learn highly-valued social entrepreneurship skills and strategies
  • Earn a social entrepreneurship certification in social enterprise development

Prove your social innovation knowledge with a

Social Entrepreneurship Certification in Social Enterprise Development

Successfully complete all assignments and earn an official certification from Social Sector Network, LLC.

This one-of-a-kind certification demonstrates real-world social entrepreneurship skills that you can use to accelerate your career and/or academic development.


Your Instructor

Social Sector Network, LLC
Social Sector Network, LLC

Social Sector Network is a support organization for social entrepreneurs and sustainable development practitioners. Our team leverages information and connections from a variety of disciplines to deliver top-quality training programs and advisory services. Although we are located in the United States, we are a globally integrated organization, delivering the majority of our support services online.

Taking a community-based approach, we pursue three main objectives:

  1. Providing Training: Skill-building is our primary focus at Social Sector Network. We offer an assortment of training programs, strategy guides, and advisory services to support social enterprise teams, as well as impact-oriented individuals. Prioritizing affordability and accessibility, we hope to cultivate a community of social entrepreneurship experts.
  2. Enabling Collaboration: By organizing online communities, we aim to spark collaboration around social innovation and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Social Sector Network encourages partnerships across traditional sectors by bringing together an eclectic mixture of organizations and individuals.
  3. Catalyzing Impact: Our primary goal is to catalyze impact by building a connected, global ecosystem of socially-conscious stakeholders. Through our community-based initiatives, we hope to promote widespread social innovation.

"Social Sector Network has a great program for anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit. The online courses are just so incredible especially when starting a business and I am very much counting on these courses as I embark on a journey to help 25 young entrepreneurs."

- Mckevin Ayaba, CEO at Setup A Startup, CEO & Founder of SASAwards

Course Curriculum

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  Course Preparation (Creating Social Business Ideas)
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  Solution Design
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  Business Model Canvas
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  Marketing Plan Creation
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts when you enroll and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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