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The foundation for this course lies with unique synergies between pioneering research, teaching, and social initiatives through the Subsistence Marketplaces Initiative. Unique to this approach is a bottom-up understanding of the intersection of poverty and the marketplace. The goals of this course are to help you develop an understanding of marketplace activity in the radically different context of subsistence where much of humanity resides and survives, and for you to design solutions that can be implemented by individuals, businesses, and social enterprises through economically, ecologically, and socially sustainable products for subsistence marketplaces....
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Calendar

Dates limites flexibles

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Beginner Level

Niveau débutant

Clock

Recommandé : 5 hours/week

Approx. 19 heures pour terminer
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

1

Section
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1 heure pour terminer

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
Reading
1 vidéo (Total 2 min), 5 lectures, 1 quiz
Reading5 lectures
Course Orientation10 min
Syllabus10 min
About the Discussion Forums10 min
Updating Your Profile10 min
Social Media10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Orientation Quiz10 min
Clock
6 heures pour terminer

Introduction to Subsistence Marketplaces Approach

In this module you will learn about the bottom-up approach to the study of subsistence marketplaces. The module will also discuss cognitive predilections engendered by low-income and low-literacy in subsistence marketplaces. ...
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 53 min), 3 lectures, 5 quiz
Video7 vidéos
Lesson 1-1.2 A Day in the Life of a Rural Homemaker7 min
Lesson 1-1.3 A Day in the Life of a Family5 min
Lesson 1-2.1 Thinking in Subsistence Marketplaces12 min
Module 1 Live Session: January 18, 201410 min
Module 1 Summary: June 16, 20142 min
Module 1 Summary: January 20152 min
Reading3 lectures
Module 1 Overview10 min
Lesson 1-1 Readings10 min
Lesson 1-2 Readings10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz4 min
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz4 min
Module 1 Quiz20 min

2

Section
Clock
6 heures pour terminer

Consumers and Entrepreneurs in Subsistence Marketplaces

In this module you will learn about emotions and coping behaviors in subsistence marketplaces. The module will also expose you to the life circumstances of consumers and entrepreneurs in subsistence marketplaces. ...
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 41 min), 3 lectures, 5 quiz
Video7 vidéos
Lesson 2-1.2 A Day in the Life of an Urban Homemaker5 min
Lesson 2-2.1 Subsistence Consumers and Entrepreneurs9 min
Lesson 2-2.2 A Day in the Life of an Urban Shopkeeper6 min
Lesson 2-2.3 A Day in the Life of a Rural Shopkeeper7 min
Module 2 Live Session: January 25, 20145 min
Module 2 Summary: June 23, 20142 min
Reading3 lectures
Module 2 Overview10 min
Lesson 2-1 Readings10 min
Lesson 2-2 Readings10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz4 min
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz4 min
Module 2 Quiz20 min

3

Section
Clock
7 heures pour terminer

Exchanges and Needs in Subsistence Marketplaces

In this module you will learn about unique aspects that characterize marketplace interactions between buyers and sellers in subsistence marketplaces. You will also learn about understanding needs and markets in subsistence marketplaces. ...
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 106 min), 4 lectures, 5 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Lesson 3-1.2 Shakti Rising52 min
Lesson 3-2.1 Needs/Products, Relationships, and Markets in Subsistence Marketplaces11 min
Lesson 3-2 Virtual Immersion Slideshow3 min
Module 3 Live Session: February 1, 201426 min
Module 3 Summary: June 30, 20141 min
Reading4 lectures
Module 3 Overview10 min
Lesson 3-1 Readings10 min
Lesson 3-2 Readings10 min
Lesson 3-2 Virtual Immersion Exercise: Instructions10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz4 min
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz4 min
Module 3 Quiz20 min

4

Section
Clock
7 heures pour terminer

Gaining Marketplaces Insights

In this module you will learn about gaining marketplace insights in subsistence marketplaces. You will also learn about environmental issues in subsistence marketplaces. ...
Reading
16 vidéos (Total 137 min), 3 lectures, 5 quiz
Video16 vidéos
Lesson 4-1.2 Rural Conversation and Observation14 min
Lesson 4-1.3 Urban Conversation and Observation15 min
Field Immersion Clip 16 min
Field Immersion Clip 212 min
Field Immersion Clip 33 min
Field Immersion Clip 43 min
Field Immersion Clip 53 min
A Visit to Tribal Communities in Tanzania2 min
A Rural Community in Argentina2 min
A Day in the Life of an Artisan in Mendoza, Argentina3 min
Lesson 4-2.1 Local Environments in Subsistence Marketplaces9 min
Lesson 4-2.2 Environmental Issues in Urban Subsistence Marketplaces4 min
Lesson 4-2.3 Environmental Issues in Rural Subsistence Marketplaces3 min
Module 4 Live Session: February 8, 201429 min
Module 4 Summary: July 7, 20146 min
Reading3 lectures
Module 4 Overview10 min
Lesson 4-1 Readings10 min
Lesson 4-2 Readings10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz4 min
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz4 min
Module 4 Quiz20 min
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par NCOct 29th 2017

great learning, very useful for my PhD work, Thanks to Madhu Sir and whole team for designing such a comprehensive and timely course.

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Madhu Viswanathan

Diane and Steven N. Miller Professor in Business
Department of Business Administration

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