Social Entrepreneurship 101


Learn from an award winning social entrepreneur!


A social enterprise is, like any normal business structure, created to generate profits for the organisation. However, unlike a traditional company, it seeks to address certain social issues with extraordinary ideas and solutions.


In this program, participants will be introduced to the various types of social enterprises, cases studies on innovative ways to solve social problems, measuring social impact, different ways to get funding and much more about being an entrepreneur of a social enterprise.


This is a hands-on program that will inspire aspiring social entrepreneurs to start doing instead of dreaming.

Key takeaways

  • Discover more about the social entrepreneurship scene in Singapore
  • Know the different types of social enterprises
  • Understand the social problems and benefits a social enterprise can bring
  • Creative thinking for innovation
  • How to fund a social enterprise
  • How to use storytelling for good
  • How to measure social impact

How to access this program?

  1. Buy Social Entrepreneurship 101
  2. Add it to cart and apply code if you have one
  3. Checkout with your name & email address
  4. Go to your inbox and click the link in the email we sent you
  5. Register for an account at Gnowbe
  6. Download Gnowbe on App Store and Google Play
  7. You're in - have fun learning in this mobile-learning program!

What makes this program different?

Unlike most programs that are conducted in-person or online.... Social Entrepreneurship 101 is conducted on a mobile-learning app.

Lessons are bite-sized! Learn on the go and at your own pace. Thanks to this micro- and peer-learning approach, you improve learning by 17%. Explore more benefits here.

Who is this program for

This is hands-on program is for budding social entrepreneurs who are ready and serious to launch a social enterprise.


  1. First Things First
  2. Welcome to Social Entrepreneurship 101
  3. Introduction to Social Enterprises
  4. Introduction to Business For Good
  5. Business Models for Social Enterprises
  6. How to Get Started?
  7. Problem Framing
  8. Testing
  9. Prototyping
  10. What's next?
  11. Business Canvas For Good
  12. Measurement and Impact
  13. Mentorship

About the curator

Pedro Aguirre
Award Winner Social Entrepreneur - Make The Change


Pedro has lived and worked in USA, Mexico, Belgium, Germany, India, and Singapore. He's a dynamic public speaker and regularly invited to share his opinions and insights on several leadership development conferences in Belgium, Brazil, Serbia, Germany, Portugal, France, Spain, Mexico, and Singapore.


As the co-founder of Make The Change (MTC), Pedro constantly scales greater heights and has recently graduated from the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Programme. As a former regional executive in Microsoft, in-charge of students to business program and former Vice President of AIESEC Belgium, the largest student body organisation for global impact. He's a domain expert in youth transformation.


Since 2012, he has been actively involved in the Social Enterprise ecosystem in Singapore and has been volunteering as a mentor for Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Young Social Entrepreneurship Programme and UNLEASH Singapore. He is also one the judging panel for the DBS NUS Social Venture Challenge,


Pedro is also a member of the Acumen Impact Circle, Singapore Chapter.



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