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What you experience

What you experience

The 9 months part-time program includes 7 modules (Friday and Saturday) and offers the possibilty to either work with a social entrepreneur or to develop a new social venture.

The program provides space for future changemakers to challenge traditional assumptions of how the economy and society work. Furthermore, participants gain access to Ashoka’s 40 years of experience of working with leading social entrepreneurs, corporations, the finance industry and public institutions to address the world ́s toughest problems in unprecedented ways.

Curriculum

  • Module 1
    Social Entrepreneurship
    & Innovation

    Spotting opportunities in the emerging market of social entrepreneurship for new system-changing ideas, social innovations, and collaborations.

  • Module 2
    Impact & Social Business Modeling

    Applying an impact model and impact- oriented business plan for strategy & organizational development.

  • Module 3
    Funding
    & Scaling
    Social Innovation

    Developing ways to scale and maximize social impact; under- standing financing approaches to increase readiness and to attract funding and financing.

  • Module 4
    New Leadership


    Understanding leadership styles that leverage the changemaker potential of employees within private companies, public institutions and welfare organizations.

  • Module 5
    System Change


    Mobilizing stakeholders, facilitating impact-oriented collaboration and 'decision making',
    and enabling systemchange.

  • Module 6
    Partnerships & Co-Creation

    Managing organizations; scouting for, attracting, recruiting, managing and rewarding the best talents.

  • Module 7
    The Art of Storytelling & Marketing

    Designing, crafting and communicating success stories, leveraging
    the power of mass media, and utilizing social media channels.

  • OPTION A: Fieldwork on an assignment with one of our Social Entrepreneurs
  • OPTION B: Development and design of your social venture