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INSEAD's Social Entrepreneurship Executive Education

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posted on 17th June 2010
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images/stories/latestnews2/logo insead.jpgOver the past decade, social entrepreneurship has emerged as a powerful way of meeting global human needs. It is a fast growing movement that uses the tools of business to create positive results for society at every level. By developing and scaling innovative solutions, social entrepreneurs improve our communities and the world in which we live. With three campuses in Europe (France), in Asia (Singapore) and in the Middle East (Abu Dhabi), a research centre in Israel and an office in New York, INSEAD extends the reach of its business education and research across three continents

The INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Programme (ISEP) brings INSEAD’s strength as a global business education leader to this dynamic field. The programme aims to combine theory and practice by balancing the deep academic

knowledge of the faculty with insights from experienced practitioners. It is designed to focus on the business skills and frameworks that will help entrepreneurs grow their social ventures and improve their effectiveness and impact.

The discussion of case studies developed by ISEP’s faculty provides a platform to analyse the complex issues and challenges that social entrepreneurs face.
In addition, ISEP continues to add value after the week-long programme. Graduates of this programme form a dynamic community of high-level practitioners that remains engaged through online collaboration, regular meetings and support. They
exchange of ideas, innovations and practical experiences and serve as the foundation for further research, analysis and understanding of the field.

Through the support of external sponsors and MBA and executive education alumni, INSEAD offers to graduates of ISEP the opportunity to benefit from specialised consulting and mentoring. As such, this programme is an entry point to a stimulatingcommunity that offers many opportunities for subsequent learning and development

Key Benefits
— Understand the role that social entrepreneurs play in society and the key challenges that they face
— Build leadership, organisational and negotiation skills to manage a growing social enterprise
— Become part of a dynamic network of international social entrepreneurs, engage with innovators and those establishing best practices

Programme Content
This intensive week brings together INSEAD’s renowned faculty with an international group of social entrepreneurship leaders to more effectively bridge the gap between needs and resources.
What is social entrepreneurship?
— The unique role of social entrepreneurs in society
— Balancing financial and social goals
— Use market mechanisms for social impact
Leadership and change
— Building and leading effective and cohesive teams
— Managing organisational change
— Leading dynamic organisations
Managerial skills
— Negotiation and decision-making
— Measuring impact and value
— Managerial accounting for social entrepreneurs
Strategy and innovation
— Business model innovation for the social sector
— Scaling up and growing social ventures
— Building strategic partnerships

Dates and Location
15 – 19 November 2010 in Fontainebleau
29 November – 3 December 2010 in Singapore
14 – 18 November 2011 in Fontainebleau
28 November – 2 December 2011 in Singapore

Contact Us
Europe Campus
Customer Support
Tel: +33 (0) 1 60 72 42 90
Fax: +33 (0)1 60 74 55 53
E-mail: execed.europe@insead.edu
Asia Campus
Customer Support
Tel: +65 6799 52 88
Fax: +65 6799 52 99
E-mail: execed.asia@insead.edu

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