MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A local college’s new program is offering jobmakers the chance to “do good”.

Miami Dade College is launching a Social Entrepreneurship Academy, which aims to teach people about how to start a socially entrepreneurial business, how to market a “green” business and how to embrace a lifestyle that values sustainability and social responsibility, among other offerings, CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald reports.

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Future non-credit classes will also include topics such as Socially Responsible Investing, Affordable Housing Development and Tactical Urbanism. In addition to the courses, which will cost $235, the academy will offer networking opportunities, mentorship, a business plan contest and internship opportunities, MDC said.

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An Open House will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7 at the InterAmerican Campus, 627 SW 27th Ave., Room 401, where prospective students can meet instructors and learn more about the program.

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For more information about the classes, contact Karina Johnson at 305-237-6587 or For information about the academy, call Corinna Moebius at 786-564-2662.