You’re not just interested in making money. You’re interested in making a difference in the world too. Set your career and your business on the road to success by learning evidence-based strategies to achieve sustainable social impact: profits with purpose. This specialization was designed to give you the tools and strategies you need to create measurable social impact around the world – whether your impact goal is to create jobs, to reduce malnutrition, or to increase access to environmentally-friendly and affordable housing, or to make a positive difference in some other way. In these four courses taught by acclaimed Wharton professors, you’ll learn how to apply effective business strategies to real-world problems through a deep understanding of the global practices and trends shaping the world today. By the end of this Specialization, you’ll be able to:
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This is a great course. It foster curiosity for creative thinking and innovation from a global economy perspective. I am now aware of global trends, inequalities, economic threats and opportunities.
The mobile version did not line up weekly with the desktop version. The course has tons of valuable information! I would have liked to have more additional reading suggestions from the instructor.
I loved this course. It helped me to get a greater view at the real issue behind corruption. The last assignment really made me think about the subject and dive in to give it my best. Thank you!
Extremely informational and highly thought provoking. Would highly recommend this course for anyone interested in international business, public policy, and other forms of global engagements.
Superb course. I learned about the cause and the effects of corruption. As a forensic investigator, this helps me in understanding the causes of corruption and financial crimes. Thank you.
Very interesting. The course brings up examples of how to fight corruption and the reason why corruption spread as wide as it has. It also debunks several of the myths regarding the topic
Through this class, I made many sad conclusion about where I grew up. It also opened my eyes that corruption is more than just bribery. A very good all-around analysis of the phenomenon.
The content was very good, with an overview of the theories of public corruption and the effects of corruption on countries. The delivery was a little dry, but overall a good course.
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Time to completion will vary based on your schedule, but we anticipate most learners being able to finish the material in 6 months.
What background knowledge is necessary?
No specific background is required—this Specialization is ideal for employees, entrepreneurs, managers, consultants, or anyone who has an interest in business and social impact.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Although you can take the courses in this Specialization in any order, we do recommend that you follow the suggested sequence of courses (Global Trends for Business and Society, Corruption, Social Entrepreneurship, and Business Strategies for Social Impact).
Coursera courses and certificates don't carry university credit, though some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
By the end of this Specialization, you’ll know how to lead, invest and make business decisions for social impact, analyze information about global trends and corruption to make more informed strategic business decisions, and develop, launch, test, and scale entrepreneurship projects which have high-potential of positive social impact. Through your deeper understanding of the connection between businesses and the world, you'll be able to create business strategies that drive positive social change.