Background - In developing nations, social entrepreneurs have been in operation for last three decades. However, this term is coined in 90's. Presently academicians and researchers are interested to explore the concept of Social Entrepreneurship. To serve the marginalized section, it is necessary to create a cadre of social entrepreneurs. Students of MA in Social Entrepreneurship programme should be clear about the concept of Social

Entrepreneurship.


Focus - It focuses on social components of Social Entrepreneurship like social value, social capital and social change.


Session Objectives - The primary objective of this course is to introduce the concept of Social Entrepreneurship to students. It deals with the origin of the concept of SE and how it is different from Business Entrepreneurship. It also helps the students to understand the different models of Social Entrepreneurship and the role of social entrepreneurs as change agent in the society.