INTERNATIONAL SERVICE

SIS-696
Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6) Topics vary by section. Repeatable for credit with different topic.

SIS-696
001
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Social Entrprse Practicum Prep

Social Enterprise Practicum Preparation (1) This course helps students plan practicum projects for the Social Enterprise (MA). Students build their expertise for the practicum by assessing the business environment for their idea, evaluating relevant evidence to support the practicum, and interviewing/surveying target end users. At the same time, students receive support, guidance, and feedback from the social enterprise faculty, project mentors, and peer cohort.

SIS-696
002
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Ethics and Social Enterprise

Ethics and Social Enterprise (1) This course explores the ethical dimensions that come with operating in the social enterprise (SE)/NGO arena. In this course students examine case studies of social entrepreneurs struggling with ethical dilemmas, conduct critiques of SE and NGO organizations, interact with expert speakers, and role play to prepare for real life situations. Students develop a personal ethical decision-making framework to help address ethical dilemmas when involved in social enterprise activities. Finally, students discuss how ethical behavior is a central component in a professional approach to social enterprise work at school, at the office, and in the field.

SIS-696
004
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Leading Social Innovation

Leading Social Innovation (3) Introduces the key leadership skills employed by social entrepreneurs, and distinguishes them from those used to manage more stable, ongoing international NGOs. Social entrepreneurs are skilled at destabilizing the status quo by seeing opportunities for change others miss. The components of the enterprise mindset they apply to this task are analyzed through written and live case studies. Best practices for both creating new organizations as well as leading existing ones from marginal positions of low formal power are examined. Common leadership pathologies and the dynamics of followership are also considered, along with leaders' uses of hard and soft power. Students engage in structured reflection on their personal approaches to leadership. The course is highly interactive and focused more on application than theory.

SIS-696
101
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Leading Social Innovation

Instructional Method: Online. Leading Social Innovation (3) Introduces the key leadership skills employed by social entrepreneurs, and distinguishes these from those used to manage more stable, ongoing international NGOs. Social entrepreneurs are skilled at destabilizing the status quo by seeing opportunities for change others miss. The components of the enterprise mindset they apply to this task are analyzed through written and live case studies. Best practices for both creating new organizations as well as leading existing ones from marginal positions of low formal power are examined. Common leadership pathologies and the dynamics of followership are also considered, along with leaders' uses of hard and soft power. Students engage in structured reflection on their personal approaches to leadership. The course is highly interactive and focused more on application than theory. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online or Social Enterprise (MA): Online.

SIS-696
102
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Global Social Entrepreneurship

Section Fee: $275.00. Instructional Method: Online. Travel Dates: September 13-16,2018. Travel Location: Washington, DC. Global Social Entrepreneurship (3) This course explores the what, why, how and who of global social enterprise and builds the mindset and skills to create positive change in the world. Coursework includes a real-world consulting project and developing a blueprint and pitch of a change-making idea. Restriction: Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SIS-696 302.

SIS-696
103
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Soc Enterprise: Context/Pract

Instructional Method: Online. Social Enterprise: Context and Best Practices (3) This course focuses on the ecology and tool kit of the successful social entrepreneur. It provides exposure to techniques such as appreciative inquiry and asset-based planning, design thinking, small wins, positive deviance, systems thinking, and applied innovation diffusion theory. The basics of branding, positioning, and revenue-based business models are also considered in relation to social enterprises. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SIS-696 303.

SIS-696
202
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Ethics and Social Enterprise

Special Tuition Rate. Ethics and Social Enterprise (1) This course explores the ethical dimensions that come with operating in the social enterprise (SE)/NGO arena. In this course students examine case studies of social entrepreneurs struggling with ethical dilemmas, conduct critiques of SE and NGO organizations, interact with expert speakers, and role play to prepare for real life situations. Students develop a personal ethical decision-making framework to help address ethical dilemmas when involved in social enterprise activities. Finally, students discuss how ethical behavior is a central component in a professional approach to social enterprise work at school, at the office, and in the field. Restriction: International Relations (MA) or International Service (MIS): Online or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SIS-696 002.

SIS-696
302
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Global Social Entrepreneurship

Section Fee: $275.00. Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Travel Dates: September 13-16, 2018. Travel Location: Washington, DC. Global Social Entrepreneurship (3) This course explores the what, why, how and who of global social enterprise and builds the mindset and skills to create positive change in the world. Coursework includes a real-world consulting project and developing a blueprint and pitch of a change-making idea. Restriction: Social Enterprise (MA). Meets with SIS-696 102.

SIS-696
303
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Soc Enterprise: Context/Pract

Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Social Enterprise: Context and Best Practices (3) This course focuses on the ecology and tool kit of the successful social entrepreneur. It provides exposure to techniques such as appreciative inquiry and asset-based planning, design thinking, small wins, positive deviance, systems thinking, and applied innovation diffusion theory. The basics of branding, positioning, and revenue-based business models are also considered in relation to social enterprises. Restriction: Social Enterprise (MA). Meets with SIS-696 103.

SIS-696
101
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Private Sector Engagement

Instructional Method: Online. Private Sector Engagement (3) This course focuses on how business/society relations have evolved, from World War II to the present, including current trends within the United States, as well as other capitalistic systems. Specific social issues include corporate governance ethics, human and labor rights, and adherence to principles of fair competition. Students explore practical ideas about how to engage with corporations, both from a regulatory perspective and a partnership perspective. Students also gain an understanding of hybrid structures and how to build elements of corporate social responsibility into any organization. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online.

SIS-696
102
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Soc Enterprise: Context/Pract

Instructional Method: Online. Social Enterprise: Context and Best Practices (3) This course focuses on the ecology and tool kit of the successful social entrepreneur. It provides exposure to techniques such as appreciative inquiry and asset-based planning, design thinking, small wins, positive deviance, systems thinking, and applied innovation diffusion theory. The basics of branding, positioning, and revenue-based business models are also considered in relation to social enterprises. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online.

SIS-696
103
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Leading Social Innovation

Instructional Method: Online. Leading Social Innovation (3) Introduces the key leadership skills employed by social entrepreneurs, and distinguishes these from those used to manage more stable, ongoing international NGOs. Social entrepreneurs are skilled at destabilizing the status quo by seeing opportunities for change others miss. The components of the enterprise mindset they apply to this task are analyzed through written and live case studies. Best practices for both creating new organizations as well as leading existing ones from marginal positions of low formal power are examined. Common leadership pathologies and the dynamics of followership are also considered, along with leaders' uses of hard and soft power. Students engage in structured reflection on their personal approaches to leadership. The course is highly interactive and focused more on application than theory. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online.

SIS-696
301
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2018 REGULAR TERM

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Private Sector Engagement

Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Private Sector Engagement (3) This course focuses on how business/society relations have evolved, from World War II to the present, including current trends within the United States, as well as other capitalistic systems. Specific social issues include corporate governance ethics, human and labor rights, and adherence to principles of fair competition. Students explore practical ideas about how to engage with corporations, both from a regulatory perspective and a partnership perspective. Students also gain an understanding of hybrid structures and how to build elements of corporate social responsibility into any organization. Meets with SIS-696 101.

SIS-696
001
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SPRING 2019 SEMESTER

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Soc Enterprise: Context/Pract

Social Enterprise: Context and Best Practices (3) This course focuses on the ecology and tool kit of the successful social entrepreneur. It provides exposure to techniques such as appreciative inquiry and asset-based planning, design thinking, small wins, positive deviance, systems thinking, and applied innovation diffusion theory. The basics of branding, positioning, and revenue-based business models are also considered in relation to social enterprises.

SIS-696
003
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SPRING 2019 SEMESTER

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Immigrant Health

Community-Based Action Research and Policy in Immigrant Health (3) Students in this course explore Latino immigrant health in the Washington, DC area, while gaining skills in community-based action research and applied policy analysis. The client for this course is La Clinica del Pueblo (La Clinica), a federally qualified health center that uses a community-based action approach to serve Latino immigrants. Students develop qualitative and quantitative research on Latino immigrants' health and well-being, a policy analysis of a health issue facing the Latino immigrant community, and a communications toolkit, including policy briefs, video, or community forum for La Clinica. Students apply research and policy analysis to an issue with a local community and client. Furthermore, students learn how to analyze data, work in interdisciplinary teams, and develop communication tools. Permission: instructor. Meets with PUAD-696 003 SIS-696 203.

SIS-696
101
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SPRING 2019 SEMESTER

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Soc Enterprise: Context/Pract

Instructional Method: Online. Social Enterprise: Context and Best Practices (3) This course focuses on the ecology and tool kit of the successful social entrepreneur. It provides exposure to techniques such as appreciative inquiry and asset-based planning, design thinking, small wins, positive deviance, systems thinking, and applied innovation diffusion theory. The basics of branding, positioning, and revenue-based business models are also considered in relation to social enterprises. Restriction: International Relations (MA) or International Service (MIS): Online or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SIS-696 301.

SIS-696
203
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SPRING 2019 SEMESTER

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Immigrant Health

Special Tuition Rate. Community-Based Action Research and Policy in Immigrant Health (3) Students in this course explore Latino immigrant health in the Washington, DC area, while gaining skills in community-based action research and applied policy analysis. The client for this course is La Clinica del Pueblo (La Clinica), a federally qualified health center that uses a community-based action approach to serve Latino immigrants. Students develop qualitative and quantitative research on Latino immigrants' health and well-being, a policy analysis of a health issue facing the Latino immigrant community, and a communications toolkit, including policy briefs, video, or community forum for La Clinica. Students apply research and policy analysis to an issue with a local community and client. Furthermore, students learn how to analyze data, work in interdisciplinary teams, and develop communication tools. Restriction: International Relations (MA) or International Service (MIS): Online or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Permission: instructor. Meets with PUAD-696 003 SIS-696 003.

SIS-696
301
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SPRING 2019 SEMESTER

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring

Soc Enterprise: Context/Pract

Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Social Enterprise: Context and Best Practices (3) This course focuses on the ecology and tool kit of the successful social entrepreneur. It provides exposure to techniques such as appreciative inquiry and asset-based planning, design thinking, small wins, positive deviance, systems thinking, and applied innovation diffusion theory. The basics of branding, positioning, and revenue-based business models are also considered in relation to social enterprises. Meets with SIS-696 101.