Introduction to the MOOC

The MOOC offers eight different courses. Each one give you insight into a certain field of social entrepreneurship.

The following topics give you a short overview of each module, and this list shows you all the courses that are part of the T3W MOOC:

  • Management & Leadership – a review of leadership styles. The difference between leadership and management. What kind of leader are you? What do you value and what drives you to create a social enterprise?
  • Governance & Leadership – a board of governors are essential. They can be your critical friends and essential to maintain and oversee your strategy.
  • Financial Management: This module includes some basic advice and tools to help you manage your finances. This module is essential for anyone wanting to start an enterprise.
  • Impact Management: How do you show you are reaching your target audience, meeting a need and making a difference?
  • Marketing & Social Media: Marketing is essential, and social media offers a cost-effective route to markets and customers.
  • Project Management: An enterprise is built on projects and project management is an essential competence for a social enterprise.
  • Starting Up You Business: This module includes essential advice for any start-up. You must be clear about your vision, your values and your ethics.
  • Funding & Tendering: Writing bids and tendering for funding are valuable skills. This module contains practical advice on how to write a successful bid or tender

About the Evaluation

At the end of the last segment of every course you will find an icon with a link to a short survey. This survey will ask you 10 questions about your learning experience with the courses, and will take you only approximately 5 minutes to complete. By taking this survey you actively help us to maintain and improve the quality of this MOOC, so we would be very grateful for your participation!

About the Quizzes

All courses consist of approximately 3 to 5 lessons. At the end of each lesson you will find a quiz where you can check your knowledge of the lesson. To pass the knowledge test, you must answer 80% of the questions correctly. If you have passed all the quizzes of a course and have worked through the course completely, you will receive a certificate for successful participation in the course.

About the Icons

Within each course, you will also find recurring icons to help you classify the learning material.

Definition

This icon marks central and often summarised learning content such as definitions.

Reflection

This icon is used to indicate learning content such as application tasks. They are used for reflection and a change of perspective.

Additional Reading

The icon with the three books shows that you will find additional reading material at the respective place in the courses.

Additional Material

This icon marks course sections that provide you with additional multimedia learning material.

Evaluation Survey

You find this icon at the very end of each module. By clicking on it or on the link provided in the text, you will get to a survey evaluating your learning experience.