Independent Learning

Discover tools and resources for learning on your own time. Use the filter to search for a specific type of resource, or browse our case studies, toolkits, papers, and online courses at random.

Case study
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Read how our Executive Program alum, Megan, used her learnings from the Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy to support and expand the Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition.

Online class
Online Class in Corporate Social Responsibility

Explore how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) creates shared value for firms, employees and society.

Case study
AutonomyWorks

AutonomyWorks makes it possible for people with autism to find jobs that match their unique skillsets.

Case study
Clothing the Gap

A Case Study on how a small organization was able to mobilize over 100 volunteers to create three structures entirely made from textile waste. The structures were created over 10 days inside an abandoned factory, each representing the average amount one person will consume over a lifetime. In less than a week they reached over 1M views online. This project was a prime example of cross sector collaboration, a mixing of the creative and circular economies.

Staff picks
I Am Not Your Negro
Framework
Empathy Map

Put your beneficiary or another key stakeholder at the center by developing an understanding of their perspective.

Case study
Sukoon Active

Sukoon Active makes it possible for women of all faiths to live active, healthy lives.

Framework
Risk Assessment

Understand your risks and how best to manage them.

Staff picks
Anti-Racism Resources
Case study
DSM

See how DSM, a multinational life science company, redirected their resources from merely selling nutritional products to customers toward offering nutritional solutions to communities via the Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy.

Case study
Cafe Momentum

Cafe Momentum makes it possible for formerly incarcerated youth to achieve their full potential.

Understand each partner’s incentives and contribution, and the social benefit your partnership will create.

Framework
Logic Model

Learn how to clearly define and articulate how your venture will use its resources to make an impact (also known as your theory of change)