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What's our problem?

Welcome to Becoming a changemaker! This week, we distinguish between simple, complicated and complex problems. Social innovation takes place in complex systems and complex systems have complex or “wicked” problems, like the kinds of problems the world is trying to tackle right now such as climate change, HIV Aids and other pandemics, poverty and inequality. A complex system has many variables or elements such as different sorts of people, material and rules and those elements of the system are interacting with each other so much that the complexity increases exponentially. So the work of complexity is about bringing yourself into the system, engaging with it, living with it and innovating in yourself as you innovate in that system that you’re working in. You can’t look at the whole system but you can look at more than one piece of it. The more you start to bring in different parts of the systems, you can then start to connect those in ways that they weren’t connected before.

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10件のビデオ (合計59分), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
10件のビデオ
About this course4 分
RLabs: Journey of Hope Part 17 分
What is Social Innovation?4 分
Simple, complicated and complex6 分
Wicked problems4 分
The 5 Whys4 分
Case study: Mothers2mothers8 分
Reflecting with RLabs: problems10 分
Week 1 Peer Assignment guidance5 分
5件の学習用教材
Meet your instructors10 分
How this course works10 分
What to expect in week 110 分
RLabs: Empowering Unlikely Innovators10 分
Week 1 recommended readings10 分
1の練習問題
Week 1: Test your knowledge8 分
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What do we have to work with?

One of the hallmarks of very innovative organizations and people is that they see resources where other people don’t, and they can bring those resources to bear to create new innovative solutions. There’s transformative power in shifting from looking at needs, gaps, and what’s wrong, to appreciating strengths, resources and what’s right. Through developing a strength-based mindset and an appreciative approach you can discover hidden or underused resources. These resources might be people, kinds of knowledge and expertise, time, and physical spaces. As soon as you start seeing resources all around you, not only can you move forward but you become energised and hopeful, and creative things start to happen. You’ll find that you might be a lot richer than you think in terms of what you have to start building your own social innovation with.

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6件のビデオ (合計39分), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6件のビデオ
Discovering resources3 分
Appreciative inquiry6 分
Case study: The Street Store5 分
Finding hidden resources6 分
Reflecting with RLabs: resources10 分
2件の学習用教材
What to expect in week 210 分
Week 2 recommended readings10 分
1の練習問題
Week 2: Graded quiz16 分
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Getting out of your comfort zone

By nature the world of social innovation is made of crossing boundaries, bringing together different actors, resources, spaces, but it can be overwhelming. Part of our challenge on the journey to becoming changemakers is to learn how to become comfortable with discomfort and how in the social innovation space where you take yourself into spaces and you surround yourself with people that you normally do not engage with. Understanding how we define differences using cultural, sociological, psychological and spiritual lenses and what the nature of the differences is helps to develop tools for getting out of your comfort zone. It takes a little bit of courage because it makes you uncomfortable, but that’s how you build the competencies, the personal resilience to engage with difference when we do go and drive for innovations or we look to make differences in communities that are unlike us or operate in a different way.

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7件のビデオ (合計47分), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7件のビデオ
Bricolage: recombining ideas and people3 分
Thinking about difference7 分
Engaging difference3 分
Negotiating difference8 分
Reflecting with RLabs: comfort zones12 分
Week 3 peer assessment4 分
2件の学習用教材
What to expect in week 310 分
Week 3 recommended readings10 分
1の練習問題
Week 3 practice quiz12 分
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Innovating by design

A number of methodologies and processes can help generate ideas and creative opportunities, and some of these have been used in business to generate new products and services, and are starting to be applied in social innovation. Human-centred design is incredibly important, and the Design Thinking process allows you to start early and wherever you are with whatever you’ve got. Design Thinking has evolved as a way to respond to deeper user insights, to connect more with people and with communities so that we can actually design solutions that are human-centred. Design Thinking is not just about products, but also helps create new processes, new systems, new services, and importantly even user experiences. Following a Design Thinking process will help you iterate and test your solution with end users, with an emphasis on failing early and often through trying things out and prototyping. Powerful Design Thinking methodology can help you to come up with human-centred design solutions that manifest economic viability, technical feasibility and social desirability in your social innovation.

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9件のビデオ (合計53分), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
9件のビデオ
Generating ideas3 分
Design thinking principles7 分
Design thinking steps3 分
Design thinking case studies5 分
Discussing design thinking7 分
Reflecting with RLabs: design in social innovation10 分
Week 4 Peer Assignment guidance4 分
Week 4 peer assessment artefact feedback4 分
2件の学習用教材
What to expect in week 410 分
Week 4 recommended readings10 分
1の練習問題
Week 4 practice quiz10 分
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Becoming a changemaker: Introduction to Social Innovation からの人気レビュー

by SIFeb 11th 2018

Highly recommended for the change agents who have no background in social entrepreneurship. This course will walk you through step by step into changing the system for the better of humanity habitats.

by OMJun 5th 2018

This is a very effective course for anyone who would like to be an innovator or an entrepreneur. It helps with the knowledge and foundation of the necessary skills needed for social innovation.

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François Bonnici

Director
Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town
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Warren Nilsson

Associate Professor
Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town
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Marlon Parker

Founder
RLabs

ケープタウン大学(University of Cape Town)について

The University of Cape Town is the oldest university in South Africa and is one of the leading research universities on the African continent. UCT has over 25 000 students, of whom 30% are postgraduate students. We offer degrees in six faculties: Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, and Science. We pride ourself on our diverse student body, which reflects the many cultures and backgrounds of the region. We welcome international students and are currently home to thousands of international students from over 100 countries. UCT has a tradition of academic excellence that is respected world-wide and is privileged to have more than 30 A-rated researchers on our staff, all of whom are recognised as world leaders in their field. Our aim is to ensure that our research contributes to the public good through sharing knowledge for the benefit of society. Past students include five Nobel Laureates – Max Theiler, Alan Cormack, Sir Aaron Klug, Ralph Bunche and, most recently, J M Coetzee....

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