Nirantar: Continuing Education Programmes (STP) Admissions

Online Programme in Social Entrepreneurship

Location: Mumbai

School: School of Management and Labour Studies

Centre: Centre for Social Entrepreneurship


Intake: 50

Eligibility

Eligibility: Minimum  – Undergraduate - 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 (in case of engineering and other recognized degrees of 4 years duration)     

 

Selection  Process: Screening of applications and written Statement of Purpose (SoP). Proficiency in English language will be necessary. 

 

Who Can Apply?

Business and Social Entrepreneurs, CSR professionals, social workers, aspiring individuals to become social entrepreneurs and scholars/academicians.

 

(Please note the candidates are required to submit INR 100 as application fee at the end of the application process)

 

Description

 

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IMPORTANT DATES

Last Date for Online Application

21st May, 2020

Application SoP & Language Proficiency Screening 

21st May, 2020

Announcement of Selection on TISS Website

31st May, 2020

Commencement of Online Programme

15th June, 2020

 

Programme Scope and Benefit:

The role of Entrepreneurship in the economic growth and standard of living of any country is widely discussed and accepted. An entrepreneur does not work hard only to build his/her own business and provide for his/her family but an entrepreneur, actually, does a whole lot more for his/her local community, state, region, and the country as a whole. Whereas, the role of a social entrepreneur has further extension to its functional relevance where the entrepreneurs attempts to directly addresses a gaping challenge in the society. The field of social entrepreneurship has continuously gained a wider space in discussion and practice in the recent years as a complimentary arm to the State. The Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (India) has been the pioneering institution in creating the subject knowledge and practicing the contours of social entrepreneurship in the country.

Thus, presenting an Online Programme in Social Entrepreneurship where participants from different disciplines and 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 such as inclusive growth, social security and carbon footprint to create lasting impact on the decision dynamics of the social entrepreneurs and professional managers.

Expected Programme Outcome

The participants would learn the basics of addressing the pressing issues entrepreneurially while building a sustainable business. Briefly, the participants will benefit by -

  • Learning the basics of Social Entrepreneurship
  • Learning the basics of venture creation
  • Learning the key tools of managing a business
  • A platform where participants will learn from each other, and,
  • By co-creating an ecosystem of support to sustainable social venture creation process which will have lasting social and environmental impact

Mode of Programme Delivery: Online

 

Medium of Instruction: English

 

Programme Duration: 6 Months

 

Distribution of Credit Hours:

Programme Structure -

 

TheProgramme has been divided into four modules with four courses shall be offered in each Module. Each Course is further divided into 10 sessions. It is expected that the students will engage for 2 hrs per session.  The last Module -  Module IV will be exclusively for fieldwork. The overview of the programme is attached below-

 

Online Programme in Social Entrepreneurship

Module

Course No

Course Title

Hours

Tentative Faculties

Module Duration

I

OPSE 01

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

20

Prof. Satyajit Majumdar and

Dr. Archana Singh

1.5 Months

OPSE 02

MICROECONOMICS

20

Dr. Samapti Guha

OPSE 03

SOCIAL SECTOR PERSPECTIVES AND INTERVENTIONS

20

Dr. Samapti Guha

OPSE 04

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL VENTURES

20

Prof. Satyajit Majumdar and Dr.

Edakkanadi Meethal Reji

II

OPSE 05

PROBLEM MAPPING

20

Prof. Satyajit Majumdar

1.5 Months

OPSE 06

BASIC ACCOUNTING AND COSTING

20

Prof Bharat Damani

OPSE 07

SOCIAL MARKETING

20

Dr. Gordhan K. Saini

OPSE 08

OPERATION MANAGEMENT

20

Prof. Satyajit Majumdar and Dr. Edakkanadi Meethal Reji

III

OPSE 09

VENTURE PLANNING FOR  IMPACT

20

Prof. Satyajit Majumdar

1.5 Months

OPSE 10

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND FUND RAISING

20

Dr. Edakkandi Meethal Reji

OPSE 11

ORGANISATION DESIGN AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

20

Dr. Zubin Mulla and Dr. Sarala Rao

OPSE 12

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT FOR IMPACT

20

Prof. Satyajit Majumdar and Dr. Samapti Guha

IV

OPSE 13

FIELD WORK

1.5 Months

Total Programme Duration

6 Months

 

  Pedagogy:

 a) Online Learning Process Focus - self and group learning with problem solving, case studies, lectures, reflective and participative discussions

 

b) Field Based Learning

 Process Focus – experiences from the practitioners; self, reflective and participative discussions

 

c) Specific teaching method would depend on the types of courses and the teaching strategy-fit designed by the respective faculty.

 

Evaluation Methods

  • Assignments
  • Reflective Note
  • Online Discussion Forum

 

Fee Structure:

Course Fee

INR 50,000/- The fee needs to be paid in two equal instalments of Rs 25,000 each. The candidate has to submit the first instalment at the commencement of the programme while the second instalment needs to be submitted after the completion of the second module. 

 

(Please note that only the successful selected candidates will be given a separate link to submit the course fee)