School: School of Management and Labour Studies
Centre: Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
Medium of Instruction: English
Programme Duration: 18 Months
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Intake : ( Including GOI reservation ) :40
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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
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.
1. Online Registration and Application
2. Direct Assessment (including Written Tests, Assignments and Interviews)
Program Fees: INR 250,000
This does not include travel, boarding and lodging costs.
Fees will be collected in one instalment.
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/ CXOsSupport from Industry MentorsCurriculum designed by expert practitioners and academiciansRural Immersion, Urban Immersion & Travel workshopsSharing Circles & one to one mentoring meetings
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