The Business of Social Good: Entrepreneurship in Service of People, Profit, Planet introduces students to social entrepreneurship and design innovation and guides students through a capstone project that challenges students to develop and pitch their own business ideas in service of improving society and/or the planet. The curriculum is aligned to business and entrepreneurship standards, integrates real-world case studies, and explores the latest business strategies and influencers.

This program includes:

  • 24 engaging lessons that employ entrepreneurship, personal development, project-based learning, and design-thinking methods with a range of teaching strategies, including presentations, videos, activities, assessments, portfolio assignments, technology integration, and community extensions
  • Student worksheets that encourage students to document their entrepreneurial aspirations, processes, and inquiries
  • A comprehensive facilitator’s guide that includes tips, glossary, suggested resources, and innovative business case studies
  • Standards alignment to the National Business Education Association (NBEA) Business Education Standards for Entrepreneurship, The National Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education Content Standards for Entrepreneurship Education (ENTRE-ED), the Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS) Entrepreneurship Standards, and the Cloud Education for Sustainability (EFS) Standards & Performance Indicators

The Business of Social Good will be available to purchase August 2018! To stay up to date with the latest information about this curriculum click the Learn More button on the right.

Facilitator’s Guide

This guide provides tips and strategies to empower you to confidently implement the EcoPreneurship Toolkit program in your classroom.

Module 1: Introducing Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

Lesson 1: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
Lesson 2: Introduction to Sustainability
Lesson 3: Business Ecosystems and Stakeholder Integration
Lesson 4: Entrepreneurial Motivation and Mindset

Module 2: Identifying Personal Strengths and Group Challenge

Lesson 1: Personal Lifeline
Lesson 2: Detective Discovery
Lesson 3: Personal Mission Statement
Lesson 4: Pose the Challenge

Module 3: Exploring the Issue in Greater Depth

Lesson 1: The W Race
Lesson 2: Prepare to Connect
Lesson 3: Connect with Stakeholders
Lesson 4: Share Stories and Identify Themes

Module 4: Brainstorming a Variety of Solutions

Lesson 1: Brainstorm Solutions
Lesson 2: Focus Ideas
Lesson 3: Fail Forward
Lesson 4: Quick Models

Module 5: Choosing and Refining a Solution

Lesson 1: Business Model Canvas
Lesson 2: Impact-o-Meter
Lesson 3: Prototyping
Lesson 4: Iterating

Module 6: Sharing the Vision

Lesson 1: Strategic Action Plan
Lesson 2: Executive Summary and Elevator Pitch
Lesson 3: Design Board
Lesson 4: Manifesto

 

State, National, and International Standards Alignment

  • National Business Education Association (NBEA) Business Education Standards for Entrepreneurship
  • The National Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education Content Standards for Entrepreneurship Education (ENTRE-ED)
  • Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS)
  • Cloud Education for Sustainability (EFS) Standards & Performance Indicators

Coming Soon!

Documents Available for Download

The Business of Social Good Curriculum One-Page Overview (pdf)