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Table Of Contents
Introduction How This Book Works Definitions Sustainable Development Why Is Social Entrepreneurship Different from Commercial Entrepreneurship? How Is Social Entrepreneurship Different from Other Forms of Social Progress? Terminology Institutions Supporting Social Entrepreneurs Common Characteristics in Social Entrepreneurship What Are Some of the Basic Skills Needed for Social Entrepreneurship? How to Use This Book Learning Tools Modules Learning Objectives Summary and Next Steps Your Assignment for This Chapter Social Ventures Mentioned in This Chapter Characterizing Your Challenge Part One: Introduction Two Important Viewpoints Scope of This Chapter Data Is Power Approaching Your Topic Part Two: A Framework for Characterizing Your Challenge Part Three: How to Select Your Topic Part Four: Digging Deeper Analyzing Your Results Summary and Next Steps Exercise: Your Challenge Cocreating with the Community Community -What Does This Mean? Piecing Together Pieces of the Puzzle The Social Entrepreneur as a Connector Catalyzing Change Who Is Your Starting Team? Step 1. Assessing Stakeholders for Knowledge Exchange Step 2. Community-Driven Research Step 3. Creating Collective Capacity Checklist: AAAQ Reflective Practice Summary and Next Steps Exercise: Your Homework Social Ventures Mentioned in This Chapter Case Study: Ciudad Saludable Conclusions Designing Your Solution Levels of Innovation Failing Is Part of the Process Innovation and Design Generating Ideas, Models, and Solutions Who Is Your Design Team? Building Your Solution Testing Designing a System around Your Product or Service Beyond Design Your Theory of Change Summary and Next Steps Exercise: Your Deliverables Social Ventures Mentioned in This Chapter Case Study: Hippocampus Learning Centers Market Strategy The Multidimensional Market Compass: Vision, Mission, Values Value Proposition and Unique Selling Point Market Size: Defining Your Denominator Social Market Strategy Tool: Business Canvas Branding Market Research Summary and Next Steps Exercise: Taking Your Solution to Market! Social Ventures Mentioned in This Chapter Case Study: Daily Table Delivering Your Solution Operations and Distribution What Is Operations? Distribution Models Success Factors across Distribution Models Strategic Partnerships Your Biggest Resource: Your Team Summary and Next Steps Exercise: How Will You Deliver Your Solution? Example Social Ventures from This Chapter Case Study: Aravind Measuring Impact Targeting Success Different Metrics for Different Fields Before You Start What to Look for in Your Impact Metrics Further Considerations Building Your Logical Framework How to Choose Your Targets Setting Up an M&E System Assessing Your Results with Your Stakeholders Summary and Next Steps Exercise: Measuring Success Social Ventures Discussed in This Chapter Case Study: Nuru International Completing the Business Model Building Your Budget Revenue Models Timeline and Phasing Staying Lean Business Models Uncertainty and Risk Know Your Limitations Tool: SWOT Table Summary and Next Steps Building a Viable Venture Pitching and Networking Getting the Support You Need to Make This Happen Why Do You Need a Business Plan? How to Write a Business Plan Presenting and Pitching Your Plan Pitching Tips Building Your Network So You've Got Your Business Plan... Now What? Finding Your Tribe Summary and Next Steps Exercise: Putting It Down on Paper Social Ventures from This Chapter Funding Your Venture Creating Your Resource Dashboard Sources of Funding Types of Funding Social Investment Approaches Finding the Right Approach for You Summary and Next Steps Exercise: Funding Your Venture Social Ventures Mentioned in This Chapter Building the Organization Legal Structure Organizational Health The Board Leadership beyond the Founders Summary and Next Steps Exercise: Reflections Social Ventures Mentioned in This Chapter Communications Communicating Your Venture What Are the Different Components in Your Commun
Dr. Teresa Chahine is the Social Entrepreneurship Program Leader at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Center for Health and the Global Environment. She teaches social entrepreneurship at Harvard Chan School and Harvard Extension School, and trains social entrepreneurs worldwide. Dr. Chahine is also the Director of Alfanar Lebanon, which she launched in 2012. Alfanar is a venture philanthropy organization supporting social entrepreneurs in Lebanon and Egypt since 2004. To learn more about her work and how you can get involved, visit www.chgeharvard.org and www.alfanar.org. Connect with her on Twitter @teresachahine.