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The Entrepreneurial Process and Social Enterprise : Four-Day Introductory Course on Social Entrepreneurship for First Gen CSR Officers

Start Date: July 31, 2018

End Date: August 03, 2018

Status : Complete

First Gen’s CSR is considering social enterprise development as a strategy for its various CSR programs. It has already started its program in Pantabangan, and is figuring out how to effectively push the same initiative in its other sites – Bukidnon, Agusan del Norte, and Batangas. To successfully implement such a strategy, First Gen has to fully appreciate the concept of social entrepreneurship. To help First Gen in this process of developing its CSR programs, a four-day introductory course on social entrepreneurship and social enterprise development will be delivered.

The course will first provide an overview of social entrepreneurship as a concept. It will then provide a discussion of the social entrepreneurial process of seeking, screening, and seizing for social enterprise opportunities. The module on seizing opportunities will include the management functions (marketing, operations, human resources, and finance) and how these are applied in a social enterprise concern. To provide experiential learning, a field trip to an actual social enterprise is included so the participants can better appreciate the theories behind the lectures. Furthermore, through the case workshops and discussions, the participants will be given opportunities to reflect on how they can directly apply the lessons learned for their budding social enterprise projects.

To provide an overview of Social Entrepreneurship

To discuss social entrepreneurship process of seeking, screening and seizing opportunities

To provided experiential learning and to further discuss social entrepreneurship process of seeking, screening and seizing opportunities

Outputs Target Date Accomplishment Date Status
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP July 31 - 31, 2018 July 31, 2018 Done
OPPORTUNITY SEEKING, SCREENING AND SEIZING August 01 - 01, 2018 August 01, 2018 Done
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (Field Trip) August 02 - 02, 2018 August 02, 2018 Done
HUMAN RESOURCE AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT August 03 - 03, 2018 August 03, 2018 Done