MGMT343-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Social Entrepreneurship

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


This course is an introduction to Social Entrepreneurship and how it can help communities. It will explore both the theory and practical applications of social entrepreneurship.

The estimated workload breakdown for MGMT343S1 is:

Lectures 24 hours
Group project and presentation 50 hours
Report-insights from an entrepreneur 25 hours
Individual reflective essay 25 hours
Student-led round table preparation 15 hours
Self-study and review 11 hours
Total 150 hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe and explain the pervasiveness and complexity of social needs, how those un-met needs create entrepreneurial opportunities, and how entrepreneurship method can be applied to address social problems.
  • Analyse the challenges and opportunities of starting and developing a social enterprise and appraise cultural and ethical issued faced by social entrepreneurs.
  • Evaluate the role of social entrepreneurship within and across nations, specifically in relation to role of governments and other traditional social institutions in achieving their traditional duty of care to society.
  • Demonstrate the use and application of entrepreneurial method, tools and conceptual frameworks and develop entrepreneurial solutions for social problems.
  • Articulate and deliver a compelling message, both written and verbally, in order to build support for social entrepreneurial solutions.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Engaged with the community

      Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


Any 90 points at 200-level or above


MGMT 321

Timetable Note

Due to the interactive nature of the course, certain lectures (or parts of lectures) for MGMT343-23S1 are not recorded using the ECHO360 lecture recording system.

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Nadeera Ranabahu


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Group Project 29 Mar 2023 15% In class PPT 29 March
Group Project 31 Mar 2023 25% Report 31 March
Individual Report: Insights from a social entrepreneur 12 May 2023 30% Any time between Week 3 to 9 (last day of submission: 12 May)
Individual Reflective Essay 02 Jun 2023 30% End of the semester - 2 June

Textbooks / Resources

There are no text books for this course. There are assigned readings for a particular week.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $868.00

International fee $4,075.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Management, Marketing and Tourism .

All MGMT343 Occurrences

  • MGMT343-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023