Social Entrepreneurship for Local Change Glossary

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This is a glossary for students of the online course Social Entrepreneurship for Local Change. The goal here is to help students of a diversity of backgrounds and disciplines understand the language of Social Entrepreneurship. Unless otherwise stated, these definitions are taken from our own materials.

A

Activities
Alternative Energy

B

Balanced Scorecard
Break-Even Analysis
Business Development
Business Plan

C

Channels
Commercial Activity
Commercial Customers
Commercial Value Proposition
Community Development
Community Based Tourism
Company Analysis
Competencies
Compliance
Cooperatives
Core Competencies
Core Values
Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Value Creation
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Cradle to Cradle
Crowdfunding
Customer Relationships

D

Design Thinking
Distribution
Diversification
Donations

E

eco-Chic
Ecological Footprint
Ecosystem Services
EFQM
EMAS
Embodied Energy
Energy Efficiency
Entrepreneurial Orientation
Environmental Management Systems
Equity Crowdfunding

F

Fair Trade

G

General Policy
Generic Strategy
Grant Aid
Grants
Greenwashing


H

Holistic Management
Hybrid Value Chain

I

Impacts
Impact Resources
Innovation Triangles
Inputs
Integrated Management
Integrative Sustainability Model

J

K

Knowledge Management

L

Landscape
Lending Crowdfunding
Life Cycle Costs
Loan Guarantee
Local Challenge
Logistics

M

Marketing
Market Orientation
Market Segment
Microfinancing
Mission
Model/Modelling

N

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)
Non-Profit Organizations

O

Operational Structure
Organizational Culture
Organizational Structure
Outcomes
Outputs

P

Partner Network
PESTL
Post-Consumer
Pre-Consumer/Post-Industrial
Private Equity
Procurement
Production
Promotion

Q

Quasi-Equity Debt

R

Relationship
Renewable Energy
Resilience
Resources
Results Chain
Reward-Based Crowdfunding
Risk-Return Analysis
Royalty Financing

S

Scenario Planning
Service Level Agreements
Shared Value
Shareholder Value
SME
Social Aims
Social Business
Social Customers
Social Economy
Social Enterprise
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Impact Bonds
Social Innovation
Social Innovation Parks
Social Market Analysis
Social Objectives
Social Ownership
Social Purpose
Social Return on Investment
Social Value
Social Value Creation
Social Value Proposition
Social Values
Stakeholder
Stakeholder Value
Strategic Analysis
Sustainable Business Management
Sustainability
SWOT Analysis

T

Territorial and Political Market Study
Theory of Change
Typologies

U

V

Value Chain
Value Proposition
Values
Venture Capital
Vision

W

Weighted Average Cost of Capital
Work Integrating Social Enterprises
Work-Life Balance

X

Y

Z