Nirantar: Continuing Education Programmes (STP) Admissions

EXECUTIVE POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP (EPGDSE) - Second Cohort

Location: Hyderabad

School: School of Management and Labour Studies

Centre: Centre for Social Entrepreneurship


Intake: 40

Eligibility

Graduation

Description

Medium of Instruction: English

Programme Duration: 18 Months

Description:

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Intake : ( Including GOI reservation ) :40

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR MUMBAI

Last date of submission of application form 22 August 2021
Displaying the list of shortlisted candidate for written test and personal interview To Be Announced
Written Test & (If any ) Online Personal Interview Date To Be Announced
Declaration of Selection list with waiting list (On TISS website) To Be Announced
Last date for completing admission procedure for selected candidates To be announced
Last date for completing admission procedure for selected candidates To be announced
Date of Commencement of program 6th March 2022
First Contact program / I Semester Classes 6th March 2022
First semester exam and second contact program / II Semester 5th December 2022
Conclusion of Program 5th September 2023

       

Location of the programme

The programme is delivered by Access Livelihoods at their facility in Hyderabad.

 

About Center for Social Entrepreneurship

 The Centre for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) of TISS not only offers unique Masters Programme on Social Entrepreneurship, acknowledged at one of Most Innovative Academic Programmes in the world by Ashoka Foundation, but also extends the needed support services for design and implementation of CSR Programmes. The Members of the Centre are the resource persons and expert speakers at various national level CSR Programmes. They are associated in advisory roles with business organisations for innovative CSR Programme design. Considering their expertise on the community, society and the local resource business organisations also associate with them to seek as training and expert advice on innovative product/service design.

 
The Social Incubation Centre for social start-ups, established by the CSE in 2012, is the first of its kind in the country and has been actively working in social enterprise creation committed to create social impact. Since inception it has supported 43 social ventures, working at various parts of the country. Several of them have successfully scaled up, received impact fund and also national and international recognition and awards.

 
About Access Livelihoods (www.alcindia.org)

 
Started in 2005, Access Livelihoods, the implementation partner for the program, is a group of social enterprises with extensive experience in the creation of Farmer Producer Organisations, Dairy Cooperatives, and Artisans’ Collectives, capacity building of rural communities, establishing women led enterprises, CSR projects and consulting for other organizations in the development sector. Access Livelihood is an AIM-NITI Aayog recognized Established Incubation Centre (EIC) and incubates enterprises owned and managed by the marginalized communities.

Access Livelihoods has incubated over 54 farmer owned start-ups that touch the lives of 65,000 farmers in 5 states of India. The group has worked with 200+ partners for incubating producer owned enterprises, providing consulting services, entrepreneurship promotion, marketing and finance. NSDC, UNDP, SFAC, NABARD, Tata Trusts, OXFAM, Bank of Baroda, FWWB and Yunus Social Business are some of Access Livelihoods’ partners.

 
About Post Graduate Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship (EPGDSE)

 

A unique experiential learning program that aims to teach the Seekers (Participants) the conceptual & practical skills necessary to become a social entrepreneur. The course aims to mould individuals who will go on to start their own social enterprises or become intrapreneurs and fill the prevalent talent void in the development sector.

The Seekers (Participants) spend a considerable part of the program on ground with a partner social enterprise where they work on starting and executing a new idea or initiative for the enterprise. This gets them as close as possible to starting a new enterprise of their own.

Some partners the Seekers (Participants) are working with currently are Head Held High, Rural Development Trust, Swasti, SAFA, Chitrika etc. The scope of their projects ranges widely from livelihoods enhancement, mental health & menstrual hygiene, integrated rural development to reimagining education for govt. schools.

The current cohort of Seekers (Participants) come from varied backgrounds having graduated in Engineering, Business, Design, Arts, Economics, Liberal Arts, Law, Commerce, Psychology and SLP and having worked in roles across corporates, the development sector, fellowships and start-ups.

 Who can apply?

Open to motivated graduates from any discipline. Both freshers & experienced professionals are welcome to apply.

 

Duration of the course

18 months

 Expected Programme Outcome

 

Participants from different disciplines and sectors from across various sectors would learn about social entrepreneurship and be sensitised to consider the consequences of their decisions on the social and environmental concerns. The programme will address issues like inclusive growth, social security and carbon footprint to create lasting impact on the decision dynamics of the social entrepreneurs and professional managers.

 Admission Process:

 1. Online Registration and Application

2. Direct Assessment (including Written Tests, Assignments and Interviews)

 

Program Fees

Program Fees: INR 250,000

This does not include travel, boarding and lodging costs.

Fees will be collected in one instalment.

 

Pedagogy

a) In-class sessions (Facilitated Learning) based on Knowles Principles of Adult Learning

(Residential Campus - Hyderabad)

b) Field Based Learning (Practicum) based on Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle

 Unique Program Elements

 Practicum with established enterprises where Seekers work directly with Founders/ CEOs/ CXOs
Support from Industry Mentors
Curriculum designed by expert practitioners and academicians
Rural Immersion, Urban Immersion & Travel workshops
Sharing Circles & one to one mentoring meetings

 
Contact Details:

Sujay Dixit

Email: sujay.dixit@tiss.edu

Phone: +91 9819242366

 

Semesterwise Courses:

Module Course Code Course Title Credits
      I EPGDSE 01 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP     2
EPGDSE 02 MICROECONOMICS     2
EPGDSE 03 SOCIAL SECTOR PERSPECTIVES AND INTERVENTIONS 2
EPGDSE 04 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL VENTURES 2
      II EPGDSE 05 PROBLEM MAPPING 2
EPGDSE 06 BASIC ACCOUNTING AND COSTING 2
EPGDSE 07
SOCIAL MARKETING
2
EPGDSE 08 OPERATION MANAGEMENT 2
      III EPGDSE 09 VENTURE PLANNING FOR IMPACT 2
EPGDSE 10 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND FUND RAINSING 2
EPGDSE 11 ORGANISATION DESIGN AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 2
EPGDSE 12 MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY 2
      IV EPGDSE 13 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 2
EPGDSE 14 ETHICS AND GOVERNANCE 1
EPGDSE 15 DEVELOPING BUISNESS PLANS 2
EPGDSE 16 RISK MANAGEMENT 1
EPGDSE 17 SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING 2
      v EPGDSE 18 FIELD WORK 12
                        TOTAL CREDITS 44

Fee Structure:

SR.NO PARTICULAR AMOUNT
  1   Tution Fee 235700/-
2 Identity Card 300
3 Examination 2000
4 Computer Charges 2000
5 Development Fund 5000
6 Library 1000
7 Library Deposit ( Refundable) 2000
8 Convocation Charges 2000
  Total 250,000