Social Policy Practitioners/Social Entrepreneurs
What do social policy / entrepreneurship professionals do?
Professionals who work in social policy / entrepreneurship are effective, efficient and humanistic human services practitioners in possession of critical thinking, a global outlook, a solid foundation in humanistic values, and the ability to relate micro- and macro-perspectives. They analyze, translate and implement social policies to resolve social problems and work for the betterment of society.
Where do social policy / entrepreneurship professionals work?
Professionals in social policy / entrepreneurship are all-rounders who can understand and work with an interplay of social, economic, political, legal, technological, and commercial issues and problems. They may be employed by traditional social welfare organizations as well as in wider human services dealing with consumer protection and rights, health care, housing, labour, education, and environmental protection.
What are their career prospects?
There is an increasing demand for professionals with a strong background in social policy and social entrepreneurship. Graduates may occupy mid-level administrative and managerial posts in various public, quasi-public, non-governmental organizations and social entreprises as well as in the fields of human resources management, marketing, and decision support in all types of entities.
For more details, please visit the website of our Department of Applied Social Sciences at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/apss/.