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Nurturing Social Mind - Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investment - Term 1, 2017-18 (MGNT6020E)

What is the course about…

Combining the innovative mindset with the application of entrepreneurial principles, mission-driven ventures could bring social, environmental as well as economic benefits to the society.

This MBA course will equip the student with essential knowledge, practical tools as well as hands-on skills to be the business consultants for a real-life social venture partner. They will help these ventures to address the current problems, capture potential opportunities and get support from the eco-system to ensure sustainability of the business.

Featuring local and international industry leaders as guest speakers during the lectures, the students will learn from both academic and outstanding practitioners of the fields. The social venture working with the best group of students will receive funding to work on the proposed ideas.

Article published in the CUHK Business School’s MBA Programs on 16 May 2017: "Being Part of an Expanding Sector"

This special course is open to Master’s programme students and senior undergraduate students. Free-of-charge for the first two students who have enrolled successfully to the course and from the same non-MBA progarmme. The course titled is MGNT6020E Selected Topics in Business –  Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investment, bearing 3 credit units offered by the MBA Programmes.

Timeslot: Wednesdays - 6Sep to 22Nov, 2017 (06:45PM - 10:00PM) - no class on 27Sep & 18Oct
Venue: Emerald Room, CUHK MBA Town Centre


“During these 3 months, I learnt a lot and experienced a lot. It's the first time I get to know social enterprise, a business unit combines both social mission and business responsibility, and I gradually understand how meaningful social enterprise is, especially through the cooperation with my SVP.” – CUHK 2016-17 Fall NSM student – Ms. Lynn Ding

“This course is very practical as I can interact directly with real social ventures. It allows me to gain insights into social entrepreneurship in HK. I enjoyed the teamwork during the process very much! ” – CUHK 2016-17 Summer NSM student – Mr. Sherman Chu


Who Are Eligible to Apply...

-    Master of Business Administration (“MBA”) students
-    Taught Postgraduate programme students
-    Undergraduate students (both local and international) who are interested in the topic

How to Apply...

For MBA students, please apply through Online Course Registration System.

For non-MBA students, please register in the following form by 25 Aug 2017 (Fri) 12:00nn*. Each application received will be reviewed in depth by our admission board. Shortlisted applicants may be invited for interviews. Application result will be notified by email. 



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