Throughout this course, you will examine how to create, develop, and scale the impact of high-performing social enterprises, whether it’s for profit, nonprofit, or hybrid organisations.
Mini MBA Certificate
8 -12 Weeks
8-10 hours weekly
8th September, 2020
Level 1: £950 (6 Modules)
Level 2: £1,750 (12 Modules)
Cooperative enterprises are distinct from other forms of business enterprises. While all the other forms of business enterprises have profit as the motive, cooperative enterprises are service oriented. They are basically formed to render services to their members and protect them from being exploited by producers, sellers, and middlemen. Cooperatives are voluntary associations of persons formed for protecting and promoting the interests of members. They are operated in a democratic manner with a service focus. This course has been developed with input from experts and practitioners from the social sector and cooperative enterprises. The course focuses mainly on the cooperative enterprise and its management for sustainability, leadership, and the unique nature of a cooperative structure. It is designed for senior managers and directors who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective performance. In addition, there is the opportunity to focus on specific areas related to cooperative learning and financial management. This is achieved through dedicated modules that focus on factors that distinguish managing in cooperative enterprises from others, and on the implementation of cooperative values and principles.
How to Apply
This course is accredited and, to be awarded credit, you must satisfactorily complete written components. Successful students will receive credit, awarded by the Board of Studies of London School of Social Enterprise and Sustainable Economics and International Affiliates. The award will be presented in the form of Advanced Certificate. Exceptional students will be recognised.
Please submit your application at least two weeks prior to the programme start date. Since qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis, early application is encouraged. Admission is selective and based on professional achievement and organisational responsibility. Although there are no formal educational requirements, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. LSSE expects the full commitment of the participant and their organisation because our programmes enhance the leadership capacity of the participant as well as their organisation. While participants are attending a programme, sponsoring organisations agree to relieve them of their work responsibilities so that they can fully focus on the learning experience.
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