Courses in Social Innovation at Yale 2016-2017

Below is a list of courses related to social entrepreneurship and innovation in the health sector across all schools at Yale. These courses vary in focus, style, and level of difficulty so please contact course instructors directly with any questions.

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Course # Class Area School Spring/Fall Professor Pre-requisites, specific course requirements or considerations
ARCH 3239 Launch: Architecture and Entrepreneurialism Architecture Architecture Spring 2017 Keller Easterling
CPSC 100a Introduction to Computing and Programming Tech Computer Science Fall 2016 Brian Scassellati/Patrick Rebeschini No previous programming experience required. Open to students of all levels and majors.
CPSC 112 Introduction to Programming Tech Computer Science Spring 2017 Daniel Abadi, Drew McDermott, Yang Yang No previous experience with computers necessary
CPSC 213 Apps, Software, and Entrepreneurship Tech Computer Science Spring 2017 Kyle Jensen need to take CPSC 100, CPSC 112, CPSC 413 or equivalent
ECON 414 Economic Models of New Technology Business Economics Fall 2016 Evangelia Chalioti Prerequisites: intermediate microeconomics and econometrics
ENAS400 Product Design and Entrepreneruship Business Engineering and Applied Science Spring 2017 Joseph Zinter
ENAS 118 Engineering Innovation & Design Tech Engineering and Applied Science Fall 2016 Lawrence Wilen, Cinvent Wilzynski, Eric Dufresne, Larry Wilen Priority to Freshmen. Requires permission of the instructor
ENVE 410L Environmental Technology and the Developing World Tech Engineering and Applied Science Spring 2017 Jaehong Kim Requires permission of the instructor. Rerequisites: ENVE 373 and 377. Priority to Environmental Studies majors.
MENG 489 Mechanical Design: Process and Implementation Tech Engineering and Applied Science Fall 2016 Beth Bennett, Aaron Dollar prerequisite: MENG 280, 361, or permission of instructor
Advanced Graduate Leadership Program - Technology Ventures Tech Engineering and Applied Science http://seas.yale.edu/interdisciplinary-communities/advanced-graduate-leadership-program
FES 1153-02 Social Entrepreneurship Consultancy Business Forestry Spring 2017 CBEY - student led Application necessary, limited number of students 20, student will receive a consulting training and consult Yale entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurs can apply if they have a social or environmental topic they want to receive input on.
FES 961 Entrepreneursial Venture Creation Business Forestry Fall 2016 Maureen Burke This course is for six teams of five students each that want to write a business plan for their own real new start-up company. It runs October 20, 2014–February 23, 2015.There will be an information session regarding the application process for this course on Monday, September 8, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., in Rm. 4430 in SOM's Evans Hall. Enrollment limited to thirty, by permission of the instructors.
FES885b/ENVE360b/ENAS 660b Green Engineering and Sustainable Design Business Forestry Spring 2017 Julie Zimmerman, Paul Anastas Open to all. Need to be present at the first class meet-up. Students tackle current engineering and product design challenges in a series of class exercises and a final design project.
GLBL 101 Gateway to Global Affairs Int'l Dev Jackson/YC Fall 2016 Unni Karunakara Entry Level Course for Undergraduate Students in Social Entrepreneurship
MGT 529 Global Social Entrepreneurship: India Business SOM Fall2 2016 / Spring1 2017 Tony Sheldon Open to Yale graduate and professional school students. Course enrollement by application; All students will travel to India and are responsible for airfare to and from India and related immunization and visa expenses.
MGT 621 Managing Social Enterprises Business SOM Fall 2016 Kate Cooney Entry Level Course for Graduate Students in Social Entrepreneurship
MGT 645 Start-up Founder Studies Business SOM Fall 2016 Kyle Jensen Students from any part of Yale are welcome. Admission to the course is application only and is limited exclusively to entrepreneurs who have started a new venture prior to the beginning of the course. Students from any part of Yale are welcome. To apply, send a short description of your start-up experience to the instructor, Kyle Jensen, at kyle.jensen@yale.edu. If you have been accepted previously to a YEI summer program (e.g. the summer fellowship or summer VCP programs), admission may be assumed and you need not apply formally. However, you must still contact the instructor to register.
MGT 655 Entrepreneurship and New Ventures Business SOM Fall 2016/Spring2017 Daniel Warshay Application (see details online)—most appropriate for students looking to found new ventures or work in leadership roles in the technology sector. Non-SOM also welcome. 
MGT 646 Start-up Founder Practicum Business SOM Fall 2016 / Spring 2017 Jen McFadden, Kyle Jensen Admission to the course is by application and limited exclusively to student-entrepreneurs who have started a new venture prior to the beginning of the course. Open to students across the university; contact Kyle.Jensen@yale.edu for more information.
MGT 553 Strategic Communication Business SOM Fall 2016 / Spring 2017 Taly Reich Permission of instructor required.
MGT 866 Innovation in Government and Society Business SOM Eric Braverman Permission of instructor required.
MGT 557 Design & Marketing of New Product Business SOM Spring 2017 Sen Subrata Permission of instructor required.
MGT 865 Global Social Enterprise Business SOM Spring 2017 Tony Sheldon Open to Yale graduate and professional school students. Designed around a spring break trip where students provide pro bono consulting work in a selected country; grows out of GSE club at SOM.
MGT 652 International Entrepreneurship Business SOM Fall 2016 / Spring 2017 Raymond N Chang
MGT 844 Accounting and Finance Boot camp Economics & Finance SOM Spring 2017 Matthew Spiegel, Shyam Sunder
MGT 635 Venture Capital & Private Equity Investments Economics & Finance SOM Spring 2017 Elon Boms
MGT 895 Real Estate Finance for Institutional Investors Economics & Finance SOM Spring 2017 Kevin Gray
MGT 897 Entrepreneurial Finance Economics & Finance SOM Spring 2017 Song Ma, Elon Boms
MGT 846 Financial Inclusion International Development/ Microfinance Int'l Dev SOM Spring 2017 Tony Sheldon
MGT 522 Behavioral Strategies for Selling New Products in Emerging Markets Int'l Dev SOM Spring 2017 Mushfiq Mobarak
MGT 660 Advanced Management of Software Development Tech SOM Fall 2016 Kyle Jensen The class is open to all Yale students. This course is an advanced version of MGT656. It is most appropriate for students who have work experience in software development or management thereof.
ECON 731 Economic Development II Int'l Dev SOM/Economics Spring 2017 Dean Karlan and Nicholas Ryan
ART 369 Interactive Design Art & Design YC Spring 2017 Luke Archer, Laurel Schwulst no prior programming experience required. Materials fee: $150. Prerequisite ART132 or permission of instructor
ECON 410 The Economics of Innovation Economics & Finane YC Spring 2017 Mitsuru Igami Prerequisites: econometrics and intermediate microeconomics.
HLTH 380 Early Childhood and SDGs/Development Education YC Fall 2016 Nicholas K. Alipui Requires permission of the Instructor
MENG 404, BENG 404 Medical Device Design and Innovation Health YC Fall 2016 Joseph Zinter
ECON 472 Evaluating Charitable Organizations Int'l Dev YC Spring 2017 Dean Karlan prerequisits: intermediate microeconomics and econometrics, requires permission of instructor
ECON 591 (Grad), ECON 327 Economics of Poverty Alleviation Int'l Dev YC Spring 2017 Dean Karlan After introductory microeconomics and econometrics.
GLBL 499 Capstone course for GLBL seniors Int'l Dev YC Fall 2016 Bo Hopkins Course fulfills the capstone project requirement for the Global Affairs major.
MGT 656 Management of Software Development Tech YC Fall 2016 Kyle Jensen The course is most appropriate for students who will have leadership roles in industries being disrupted by technology, or who are launching new ventures with a web component. The course is open to all Yale students. Students with experience in software development, or who are recruiting into product management roles in the technology sector, should take MGT660, which is an advanced version of this course.
MENG 491 Appropriate Technology & the Developing World Int'l Dev YC/Engineering Spring 2017 Bo Hopkins & Joseph Zinter Permission of instructor required.
MGT 657, MD 657 New Ventures in Healthcare and Life Sciences Health YSPH/SOM Spring 2017 Kyle Jensen, Christopher Loose, Ayesha Khalid The course is designed for a diverse student body including students from management, natural sciences, and medicine. Interested students should submit an application here: http://goo.gl/forms/knl3JahsAk.

rev. 8/29/16