APS1015 Class 11 - Scaling Considerations

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Social entrepreneurship generally aims to deliver solutions that can amplify social impact, across individuals, communities, and regions. Scaling social innovation is not always straightforward, and includes a different set of considerations than starting a social enterprise.

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APS1015 Class 11 - Scaling Considerations

  1. 1. APS 1015 Scaling Social Innovations
  2. 2. Today’s class • Guest Speaker: Eyal Rosenblum, Operation Groundswell • Properties of scaling organizations • Debate! Be it resolved that…
  3. 3. Is Scale Good or Bad?
  4. 4. 1
  5. 5. 2 – Properties of Scaling Organizations
  6. 6. Growing Pains
  7. 7. A Game: What Would You Do?
  8. 8. What Would You Do? Help marginalized people integrate into the workforce
  9. 9. GoodWill Industries • Create the businesses they use for training • Operate in 15 countries, 6M people • US$3.5B in revenue in 2012
  10. 10. What Would You Do? Literacy, numeracy education for young children
  11. 11. Sesame Workshop • 43 seasons • By age 3, 95% of US children have seen it • US$85M in private revenue (65% of budget)
  12. 12. What Would You Do? Educate children about global poverty
  13. 13. Free• The Children | Me to We Run a conference, trips, fashion brands • Secured 15 real estate properties • Launched Me to We, a social enterprise donating 50% of profits to the charity ($1.6M in 2012)
  14. 14. Pattern Spotting What do these have in common?
  15. 15. Pattern Spotting What do these have in common? • • • • • • • Saw their core competencies as assets! Scalable, tested business model Template & automate Professional, fulltime management – NOT a project! Best in market competition Strong relationships to investors/funders Have long term financial & business strategies
  16. 16. Definitions – What We Mean By Scale Social enterprises are systems Surplus Value Re/Invest Value in Development Develop Product/Service
  17. 17. Definitions – What We Mean By Scale Level of inputs, outputs and reach of systems
  18. 18. Definitions – What We Mean By Scale Scalable: Design capable of growing a system from smaller to larger scales
  19. 19. Definitions – Scalable Design MORE v. MARGIN Takes less and less input over time to produce the same amount
  20. 20. Definitions – NPO vs SE MORE leads to novelty, clutter, lack of focus (common NPO problem, but not exclusive to NPO) MARGIN requires laser focus, specialization
  21. 21. 3 – Debate!
  22. 22. Be it resolved that scale creates more negative impact than positive impact
  23. 23. Be it resolved that scale creates more negative impact than positive impact • • • • 3 minute opening remarks 1 minute rebuttal 3 minutes Q&A 1:30 minute closing remarks

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