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)
This course examines how to create, develop, and scale the impact of high–performing social enterprises – be they for-profit, non-profit, or hybrid organisations. Unlike the business world where most stakeholders agree on the definition of success and are driven by market forces, managers of social enterprises must have the ability to navigate with multiple and often conflicting goals, fragmented capital markets and diverse funding sources, and the complex challenges of defining and measuring performance. Disciplined and strategic management and leadership are critical. Students will focus on the skills necessary for building organisations and, sometimes, reshaping the ecosystems they inhabit, to address societal problems and seize social opportunities more effectively. This course will also examine the importance of measuring the impact of social enterprise. Social impact measurement aims to assess the social value and impact produced by the activities or operations of any for-profit or non-profit organisation. Although any business can have a social impact, non-profit organisations and social enterprises are explicitly designed to create social value while addressing social challenges and are, therefore, expected to produce social impact
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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