APS1015 Class 1 - Introduction to Social Entrerpreneurship

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APS1015 Class 1 - Introduction to Social Entrerpreneurship

  1. 1. APS 1015: Social Entrepreneurship Class 1: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship and Social Systems Monday, September 9, 2013 1 Instructors: Norm Tasevski (norm@socialentrepreneurship.ca) Alex Kjorven (alex@socialentrepreneurship.ca
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  3. 3. Before we begin… This course is designed for those that want to generate social change 3
  4. 4. Course Director – Norm Tasevski 4
  5. 5. Teaching Assistant – Alex Kjorven 5
  6. 6. What Makes YOU a Budding (Social) Entrepreneur??? 6
  7. 7. Agenda • Class Intros • Syllabus and Class Structure • Ground Rules • Defining Social Entrepreneurship • What motivates the social entrepreneur? • Break • Introduction to Social Systems • What did we learn? • Next week 7
  8. 8. Syllabus 8
  9. 9. Class Rules – Participation - quality, not quantity! – No stupid questions (only stupid answers) – Respect your classmates – attend and be punctual! 9
  10. 10. Defining Social Entrepreneurship… 10
  11. 11. The Roots of Social Entrepreneurship In the beginning… 11 Then… Private Sector • Earn $ • Pay tax • Donate to charity Public Sector • Collect tax • Run programs • Grant to charity Nonprofit Sector • Receive donations/grants • Run programs Nonprofit Sector • Donations • Grants • Sustainability Response? Nonprofit Sector Private Sector Activities
  12. 12. Caveat… 12 Social Entrepreneurship is no longer a nonprofit-only activity!!!
  13. 13. To Understand Social Entrepreneurship, we need to understand entrepreneurship... 13
  14. 14. A test… 14 I am: • A retailer • Sells goods at rates affordable by low-income individuals • Employs individuals with barriers to employment • Goals: – 92% of imported goods from green factories – 95% of waste redirected from landfill – Desire to be supplied 100% by renewable energy by 2015 Social Enterprise or Not? Facts: • $115M raised for charity since 1995 ($18M in 2009) • Over 1,000 environmentally- approved products on sale • 1700 new jobs created in Canada in 2009
  15. 15. September 16, 2013 15 CONTENT 1. HOUSE KEEPING 2. WHYARE YOU HERE? 3. HOW DOES CHANGE HAPPEN? 4. HOW DO I MAKE CHANGE?
  16. 16. September 16, 2013 16 QUESTION WHYARE YOU INTERESTED IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP?
  17. 17. September 16, 2013 17 ENTREPRENEURSHIP= MAKE SOMETHING PEOPLE WANT
  18. 18. September 16, 2013 18 PROBLEM OPPORTUNI TY
  19. 19. September 16, 2013 19 KIVA
  20. 20. September 16, 2013 20 THE REMIX PROJECT
  21. 21. BREAK…
  22. 22. Introduction to Social Systems… 22
  23. 23. Systems = sets of interlocking business models
  24. 24. systems change when business models change
  25. 25. DISRUPTION AS SOCIAL CHANGE
  26. 26. High Medium Low Clay Christensen’s model of disruption
  27. 27. “Your margin is my opportunity”
  28. 28. Disruption: from ownership to sharing
  29. 29. Disruption: disintermediation
  30. 30. Disruption: unlocking & liquifying inventory
  31. 31. Disruption: commodifying a source of value
  32. 32. Disruption: servicing non-consumers
  33. 33. Disruption: changing the capital/risk sequence
  34. 34. Disruption: commoditizing production
  35. 35. Characteristics of disruptions Fundamentally change the economics: • Initial products are less good, but good enough • Less profitable (lower margins), but higher volume • Ultimately grow the market by servicing non- consumers Results: • Increased access • Drive costs down
  36. 36. Sinking business models • Scarcity • High margin human services • Informational imbalance
  37. 37. September 16, 2013 44 HOW DO I MAKE CHANGE?
  38. 38. DAY 1
  39. 39. VS.

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