Middlesex University Business School program

Social Enterprise

Understand what it takes to launch and run a sustainable social enterprise with this flexible program of online courses from Middlesex University Business School.

Social Enterprise

Turn your social enterprise idea into action

The Social Enterprise program comprises three online courses from Middlesex University Business School, which introduce you to the diverse world of social enterprise.

You will find out how to design your social enterprise model and bring it to market, and explore how to scale or sustain your social enterprise over the long term.

Accessible for free on desktop, tablet or mobile and delivered in bite-sized chunks, the courses provide a flexible way to develop your social enterprise skills.

When you complete all three courses and buy a Certificate of Achievement for each, you will earn a FutureLearn Award as proof of completing the program of study.

Open program

When you complete all courses, upgrade and earn a Certificate of Achievement for each, you will receive a FutureLearn Award as proof of completing the program of study and deeper subject knowledge.

9 weeks recommended learning
$162 USD (course costs)
3 courses

What skills will I learn?

This program is intended for anyone interested in learning more about social enterprise, including entrepreneurs, charities and students. By the end, you will be able to:

  • explore the diverse world of social enterprise;
  • evaluate your social enterprise idea;
  • design your social enterprise model;
  • apply your social enterprise model in the market;
  • assess sources of funding and investment;
  • measure social impact;
  • and produce a plan to scale and sustain your social enterprise.

Courses on this program

3 courses

How does our pricing work?

Start Learning Free
$162 USD - Course Upgrades

Start learning for free

Yes, there's no obligation to upgrade any of the free courses on your program.

If you do choose to upgrade your courses, you'll enjoy the following benefits:

  • Unlimited access to the courses for as long as they exist on FutureLearn
  • Access to tests if the course has any
  • A certificate when you complete the course and score at least 70% on any tests

Please note: In order to take the final assessment and unlock the award or accreditation for the program, you must upgrade and attain a Certificate of Achievement for all of the courses in the program

How do course upgrades work?

Programs are made up of short courses, some of which you can join for free. If you want to spend more time on the material and better demonstrate what you've learned, you may choose to upgrade each course. You can upgrade your courses at any point after you enrol.

When you upgrade a course, you get unlimited access to the course material for as long as the course exists on FutureLearn. This means you can return to the subject whenever you like.

You'll also be granted access to any course tests, and the ability to qualify for a downloadable Certificate of Achievement to show what you’ve achieved.

Please note: In order to take the final assessment, you must upgrade and attain a Certificate of Achievement for all of the courses in the program.

Are these the final prices?

Yes. There are no additional fees. The price you see here includes everything - such as test fees, tuition and any additional accreditation provided by the course.

Learn with social enterprise experts and practitioners worldwide

For more than 130 years Middlesex University has been home to great minds with a determined and unwavering ambition to improve our world through teaching, learning and research.

The Social Enterprise program has been prepared by Middlesex University Business School, in collaboration with researchers at the JSiE (Jindal Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship) and the social enterprise Living in Minca, and with funding by the British Council.

Co-created with JSiE

The program has been co-created with JSiE, a social innovation lab at O.P. Jindal Global University in North India. It strengthens the capacity of individuals and organizations to develop innovative solutions to complex social and environmental problems.