The Graduate School of Business at Stanford University is now accepting applications for it’s Executive Program in Social Entrepreneurship. The 5 Day residential program is designed to help social entrepreneurs take their social enterprises to the next level by leveraging innovative models.
The 5 Day program is scheduled to be held from 08 – 13 Feb 2015. The program has a variable Tuition fee and offers lower fees if you are from a smaller organization. It also provides fully funded scholarships to some students.
Tuition includes all accommodations, meals, and course materials during the program. Accepted applicants representing nonprofits will be eligible to apply for a limited number of merit-based scholarships, which cover the full cost of tuition.
Who Should Attend?
- EPSE is a multisector program and designed for social entrepreneurs from nonprofit, business, and government entities.
- Ideal candidates are experienced leaders of social initiatives or organizations. While the educational and professional backgrounds may vary across participants, all attendees hold a high impact role at their organization.
- Each applicant’s set of skills and experience is considered by the application committee to create a complimentary and inclusive cohort.
- All organizations represented at the program have a focus on a double bottom line. While many of the organizations and initiatives represented in EPSE are often younger and in a developmental stage they can also be associated with larger, established organizations launching a new social arm or pivoting an existing model to serve a social cause.
What to Expect
- In-class lectures, discussions and exercises led by Stanford MBA faculty
- A richer understanding of how to integrate organizational mission and strategy
- An enhanced understanding of the mechanisms, opportunities and challenges of social entrepreneurship
- A strengthened ability to grow an organization while sustaining the culture
- Practical methodologies such as design thinking to spur innovation and solve real, complex problems
- An international network of brilliant social innovators across nonprofit, public, and private-sector boundaries
Last Date for submitting your Completed Applications is 3rd November 2014
To apply and know more, visit : http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/programs/social-innovation/