Halal Social Entrepreneurship

Welcome to the Halal Social Entrepreneurship course, an innovative program designed to blend the vibrant energies of entrepreneurship with the ethical and moral guidelines of Islam. This course is tailored for individuals eager to pioneer ventures that not only catalyze economic growth but also make a significant positive societal impact, adhering to Islamic principles.

Throughout this course, we will explore the foundational concepts of both conventional and Islamic entrepreneurship. We will delve into how these theories intersect and diverge, providing a robust framework for understanding the unique aspects of entrepreneurship within an Islamic context.

As we move forward, the course will introduce the concept of social entrepreneurship, detailing the characteristics and motivations of social entrepreneurs and highlighting successful examples of community-led enterprises. Through engaging case studies, we will examine the real-world application of these concepts, offering a practical perspective on how to identify and seize opportunities in the social sector.

A significant portion of the course is dedicated to developing effective business models tailored for social entrepreneurship. We will utilize tools like the Business Model Canvas, adapting it to fit the needs and values of halal social enterprises. This section also covers the intricacies of co-creation, the challenges of coordination within such models, and the essentials of crafting a comprehensive business plan.

Understanding organizational structures is crucial for any entrepreneur. This course will guide you through various organizational choices, providing frameworks that align with both your social mission and Islamic values. This will empower you to make informed decisions that best support your enterprise’s goals.

Financing is a critical aspect of any startup. We will explore the landscape of social impact investing, teaching you how to attract and engage investors who are not just looking for financial returns but are also interested in the social and ethical impacts of their investments.

Another key focus will be on assessing and communicating the social impact of your enterprise. You’ll learn about different methodologies for social impact assessment, including the Social Return on Investment (SROI) and the development of a Theory of Change. We’ll introduce the concept of Maqasid-based impact assessment, which integrates the objectives of Sharia into the evaluation process.

Marketing strategies form the backbone of customer engagement and public communication. This course will explore how to effectively market social products and develop communication strategies that resonate with both ethical consumers and broader markets. You will learn to use modern tools and platforms to visualize and communicate the impact of your initiatives effectively, ensuring your message is both compelling and accessible.

As we wrap up the course, we will dive into the latest research and case studies from the field of halal social entrepreneurship. This will not only provide you with contemporary insights but also inspire innovative approaches to your own social enterprise ventures.

This course is designed not just to inform but to inspire and equip you with the tools necessary to make a substantial difference in the world through halal social entrepreneurship.

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Course Includes

  • 11 Lessons
  • 32 Topics
  • 9 Quizzes

Dr. Irfan Syauqi Beik

Member of Board of Commissioner Badan Wakaf Indonesia

Nana Mintarti

Commissioner, National Zakat Foundation (BAZNAS) Indonesia

Dr. Ahmad Juwaini

Director, National Sharia Economy & Finance Committee (KNEKS), Indonesia

Agus Wicaksono

CEO & Co-Founder of Alumnia

Dr. Moutaz Abojeib

Islamic Fintech Expert, ISRA, INCEIF

Dr. Nasim Shah Shirazi

HBK University, Qatar

Dr. Mohammed Obaidullah

Founder, IBF Net

Dr. Hisham Dafterdar

Awakaf Australia

Mufti Faraz Adam

Shariah Consultant & Head of Research, National Zakat Foundation, UK

Azim Kidwai

CEO, Mercy Mission & Chair, BoT, National Zakat Foundation, UK

Vladimir Malenko

General Director
PayZakat, Russian Federation

Zeinoul Abedien

CEO, Awqaf SA, South Africa

Dr. Abd Halim M Noor

Rector, UiTM Melaka Campus, Malaysia

Dr. Aliyu Dahiru Mohammed

Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

Khalifa Muhamad Ali

Faculty of Islamic Economics
IPB University, Indonesia