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Online course on social change, innovation & entrepreneurship, UPeace

For more info, please see: http://tinyurl.com/3spxufd

Dates: 6 week course, starting on May 9, 2011.
Course Format: The course is an Online course, including videos, lectures, articles and forums for discussions.

Topics: It will cover the following topic areas:

* Understanding the Landscape: Who are Social Entrepreneurs?
* Nonprofit or For-profit?
* Developing a Business Plan: Clarifying Strategy and Structure
* Measuring Impact and Execution
* Managing Growth and Change (Scaling up)
* Sustaining Positive Change

for more info., please see: http://tinyurl.com/3spxufd

Benefits: By the end of this course, you will have:

* Reflected on your strengths, your passion, and how to channel those into an endeavor that is also financially viable.
* Developed a 'social enterprise business plan' for creating a new organization (or for creating a new project within an existing organization)
* A framework for thinking about different leaders and reflected on your own dominant leadership style

Target Audiences: The mix of participants from different backgrounds is an important aspect of this course. It is designed for, but not restricted to:

* Nonprofit managers and staff
* Social Entrepreneurs looking to either start or grow their enterprise
* Socially conscious business executives
* Innovating public sector leaders
* Individuals contemplating a new career

Course Instructor: The course is anchored by Mohit Mukherjee, Director of the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education. Prior to this position, he served as Education Programme Manager of the Earth Charter Initiative, an international nonprofit organization. He also spent four years in the private sector, at a top-tier international management consulting firm based in USA. He did his Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, and his Master's at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, also taking two courses at Harvard Business School on how to start up, manage, and grow social enterprises.

Course Cost:
* $575 regular tuition rate.
* $375 special rate for participants enrolling from developing countries (according to the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook Report, April ...)

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