SDGs-Driven Entrepreneurship Education Initiatives
The purpose of these initiatives is to develop an SDGs-driven entrepreneurship culture in UCC, nurturing sustainable entrepreneurs who seek to address the SDGs and support UCC’s strong commitment to the SDGs and sustainability.
The courses and simulation game aim to reimagine and underpin entrepreneurship education with the SDGs as a focal point. The initiatives draw on innovative and exciting educational delivery methods to benefit a wide range of student and staff entrepreneurs.
SDG-Driven Entrepreneurship Simulation Game
The SDG-Driven Entrepreneurship Simulation Game delivers an innovative, unique coffee shop simulation game that integrates sustainability with business decisions and strategies. You and your team will run a sustainable coffee shop, making business decisions using real-world scenarios and business circumstances to learn about SDG-driven entrepreneurship ideas, techniques, and best practices. The goal is to demonstrate the impact of sustainability considerations on key business outcomes such as strategy, costs, margins, and profits.
Funded by the HEA, this simulation game is delivered in collaboration with Cork University Business School and UCC Innovation. The game can be completed in 3 hours as part of a team exercise.
Gather your team together now for a sustainable business gaming experience.
Short Courses in SDGs-Driven Entrepreneurship
The online Short Courses in SDGs-Driven Entrepreneurship will empower participants to learn about and embrace sustainable entrepreneurship and demonstrate the role it can play in addressing societal and environmental challenges as a core for the future of society. Open to staff and students alike, it aims to address the gap between the knowledge and practice of sustainability, translating effectively into business operations and creating ambassadors for sustainability in entrepreneurship.
Funded by the HEA, this course is delivered in collaboration with Cork University Business School and UCC Innovation. Consisting of high-quality short videos, case studies and useful checklists over 5 modules, it can be completed in 20 hours. A Digital Badge will be granted following completion of module quizzes and a written assessment.