This course introduces a market approach that social entrepreneurs use to scale their impact. The students will be introduced to the formula of «exchanging impact for resources» as a practice that social entrepreneurs are already using to create new markets and scale their impact.The knowledge in this course is based on seven years of research, including more than one hundred cases of social enterprises in the Latin American region that have successfully scaled their impact through a market approach.
Thow how thiso s approach play out in the real world, examples are used in the form of illustrative, real-world cases. Some entrepreneurs that are the protagonists of cases will be visiting the course in order for students to experience the cases In vivo.
Ph.D Organizational Studies and Theory of Culture University of St. Gallen. Master Études du développement at the Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne. Business Economics five-year major from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile with a one-year exchange in areas of MBA and social sciences at UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles). His work focuses on sustainable development, entrepreneurship, informal markets, creative industries, technology, and innovation and creativity.
He is currently Research Professor at EGADE Business School and Research Director at VIVA Idea. He co-authored the book «Scaling Strategies for Social Entrepreneurs: A Market Approach,» recently published worldwide by Palgrave McMillan. In addition, he is a literature writer publishing his first book in 2016 called “Escritos de un hombre perdido” (Writings of a lost man) for which he was selected by Penguin Random House in Spain among the most promising young writers.