Social Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprises

Indian Institute of Management Indore

Indian Institute of Management Indore

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Who should attend

The ideal beneficiaries to this programme are Social Entrepreneurs, Social Sector Start-up Founding Teams and Public Sector Executives, who are beset with situations requiring significant entrepreneurial challenges.

About the course

Progress in science and technology and their adoption, predominantly by western economies and upper economic segment of emerging economies has caused an ever increasing divide between the rich and the poor, the haves and the have-nots, thereby challenging the efficient market hypothesis. Efforts to intervene profitably, by MNCs, at the Bottom of the Economic Pyramid, have been half hearted at best. The majority of the social interventions, however has been done by social entrepreneurs and social enterprises, including public sector enterprises. However their goal to provide sustainable solutions, has been compromised by systemic challenges that exist at the institutional (or lack of it) level.

Objectives

Through an intensive 3 day programme, the participants, shall be sensitized on the nature and manifestation of the structural, functional, resource and governance related challenges that hinder the performance of social enterprises, and threaten the well-meaning intent of social entrepreneurs.

The programme is divided into 2 major modules. The first module introduces the participants to the different forms of social enterprises and the managerial problems faced by social entrepreneurs in running those enterprises. The second module introduces the participants to the different optimal solutions employed by entrepreneurs as well as the leadership styles of social entrepreneurs. A broad module wise content is described as under:

Module 1:

  • Governance and Profit Orientation based typology of Social Enterprises
  • Institutional Voids, Market Failures and Sustainable Solutions from Social Enterprises
  • Structural and Functional Challenges to Social Entrepreneurs
  • Social Entrepreneurs and their Entrepreneurial Orientations

Module 2:

  • Scaling up of Social Enterprises
  • Resource management by Social Entrepreneurs
  • People Challenges in Social Enterprises
  • Leadership Challenges in Social Enterprises
  • Stakeholder Management by Social Entrepreneurs

Methodology

Andragogy shall consist of a suitable mix of lecture, discussion, case studies, exercises and group activities

Experts

Kajari Mukherjee

Dr. Kajari Mukherjee is Associate Professor in Indian Institute of Management Indore. Her area of research is Organisation Design using paradigm of Complexity Theory, issues in Human Resources Management, with focus on family business and Corporate Social Responsibility in emerging countries. Her...

Shubhabrata Basu

Education Fellow in Management (PhD) from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad – (2005 – 2009). Bachelor of Engineering (BE) from Indian Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur – (1992 – 1996). Work Experience Associate Professor in Strategic Management at IIM Ind...

Social Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprises at Indian Institute of Management Indore

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