You’ve come up with an amazing idea for a new product or service. Now how do you figure out if there is a sustainable business model to get this innovation into the hands of your customers?
This five-week course from +Acumen & Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship will help you think through how you can create financial value while creating social impact. The course draws from content taught by the Miller Center’s Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI®) curriculum and combines it with Acumen’s insights from 15 years of investing in social enterprises.
While this course will not delve into the intricacies of financial modeling, you’ll emerge with a big-picture understanding of the key components to consider if you are building a business that prioritizes social impact and strives for financial sustainability.
SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS MODELS SECTION 2: CREATE VALUE: CUSTOMERS AND VALUE PROPOSITIONS SECTION 3: DELIVER VALUE: VALUE CHAINS AND PARTNERSHIPS SECTION 4: CAPTURE VALUE: REVENUE ENGINES, COST STRUCTURES AND PRICING