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.
Not offered in 2019
This unit is available to students enrolled in second or third year of their Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Global Studies single and double degrees who have successfully completed(Global Immersion Guarantee -India)
- 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