The ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Certificate

ICSB Global SE offers a unique in-person and online educational hybrid model of instruction where participants can take in-person SE modules at different ICSB events and or completely online. We are now accepting Cohort Two online or in-person registration to be held in New York on May 11, 2018.

ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Certificate – Program Overview

ICSB Global in partnership with its worldwide affiliates and chapters is proud to offer educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and small business owners the opportunity to advance their entrepreneurial knowledge and skills through our new innovative ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Certificate (ICSB Global SE).

The ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Program now offers a unique in-person and online educational hybrid instruction model where participants can join in-person at different ICSB dedicated events. Alternatively, participants can take all the modules online. Finally, participants can join in-person some session and then complete the remainder online. Please view a sample of an online segment: (click here for sample segment).

Each ICSB Global SE certificate requires you complete three (3) mandatory modules followed by two (2) elective modules from the many provided.  The ICSB Global SE certificate offers an invaluable experience of being able to interact with participants from across the globe and from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and knowledge. ICSB brings over 60 years of knowledge to this certificate program.

ICSB is pleased to announce that you are now able to join one of the two upcoming cohorts:

Cohort 2: New York – May 10-11, 2018 or

Cohort 3: Taiwan, June 26-29, 2018 

Cohort #2 New York May 10-11
United Nations and St. John’s Campus 

*** ICSB GLOBAL SE – COHORT TWO – May 10-11, 2018 – United Nations and St. John’s University, respectively ***

Available Seats: 15 seats (click here to register)

St. John’s University
101 Astor Place
Located in Manhattan’s East Village
St. John’s University’s Manhattan campus is easily accessible by public and private transportation from anywhere in the region.

Thursday, May 10, 2018: Join ICSB at the United Nations
Location: United Nations, NY.

9:30:  Check-in at the United Nations Main Entrance
10:30: Round-table Discussions by Theme
13:30-18:00: Forum for Entrepreneurs and Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
18:30 – 20:00: Reception (location to be confirmed)

Friday, May 11, 2018, ICSB Global Certificate at St. John’s University – Manhattan Campus
Location: St. John’s University, 101 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003

9:30: Check-in (lunch provided at 12 noon)
10:00: Welcome Remarks from Director, Dr. Tony Mendes and start Module One
12:00: Working Lunch Provided
14:00: Conclusion of Modules One, Two, and Three

Cohort #3 Taiwan June 26-29
with ICSB World Congress

Available Seats: 20 seats  (click here to register)

Location:
Taipei New Horizon (Main Congress Venue and SE Certificate Venue)
No. 88, Yanchang Rd, Xinyi District
Taipei, Taiwan

If you register for the ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Certificate, ICSB will include, at no additional cost, the registration to the ICSB World Congress to be hosted in Taiwan from June 26 – 29.

Program:
9:30: Check-in (lunch provided at 12 noon)
10:00: Welcome Remarks from Director, Dr. Tony Mendes and start Module One
12:00: Working Lunch Provided
14:00: Conclusion of Modules One, Two, and Three

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If you unable to join either cohort in New York or Taiwan, you will be able to complete the entire certificate online using our state-of-the-art LMS (Learning Management System). Three options are now available for you to complete the ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program.
The ICSB Global SE certificate offers an invaluable experience of being able to interact with participants from across the globe and from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and knowledge. ICSB brings over 60 years of knowledge to this certificate program.

ICSB Global SE certificate is under the leadership of Dr. Tony Mendes, USASBE Past President, and current ICSB Vice President. Dr. Mendes founded the USASBE Social Entrepreneurship certificate program and will now lead the ICSB Global SE certificate.

 

Sincerely,
Dr. Tony Medes (ICSB Social Entrepreneurship Global Certificate Program Director)
Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy (ICSB Executive Director)

 

ICSB GLOBAL SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE MODULES

Module One: Introduction to Global Social Entrepreneurship: Led Instructor: Dr. Tony Mendes

This module compares social entrepreneurship with traditional entrepreneurship, outlines the basic concepts of social entrepreneurship and summarizes social entrepreneurship concepts. An overview of new organizational options for social ventures and understanding how for-profit ventures can accomplish social good.

Module Two: Global Challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Led by Dr. Winslow Sargeant

This module examines the major components of sustainable development.  It looks at the topic of Micro, Small & Medium-size Enterprises, and the positive effect it can have on world economies, and the challenges for these MSME’s are explored in detail.

Module Three: Innovation and Opportunity Recognition for Social Enterprises: Led by Dr. Luca Iandoli

This module brings up the topics of innovation and creativity and how these are applied in social enterprises. The process of moving from problems to solution, with empathy, and the process of moving from solution to problems, with effectuation, is explored in depth. This module discusses the diffusion of innovation and social change and why innovation often does not get adopted.

Module Four: Running a Social Venture: Led by Dr. Jean-François Ouellet

This module addresses the major issue of deciding on a For-Profit or Not-for-Profit company model when setting up a social venture. It introduces the concept of a Social Business Canvas, which is a tool that lists questions to be asked when setting up a social venture.

Module Five: Social Innovation and the Community: Led by Dr. Roberto Parente

This module discusses the local community roles in a social innovation project.  Various leadership skills for successful implementation of social innovation in a community setting were discussed in depth.

Module Six: Marketing a Social Venture: Led by Dr. Jean-François Ouellet

The module examines marketing strategies on how to do focused marketing for a social venture. It examines the concepts of segments, various advertising strategies, and how to apply creativity in the social entrepreneurship marketplace.

Module Seven: How to Teach Social Entrepreneurship: Led by Drs. Tony Mendes and Ayman ElTarabishy

This module, which is hosted by Dr. El-Tarabishy and Dr. Mendes, examines the history of Social Entrepreneurship and the implications it has had historically. The module also gives concrete guidance to instructors on how to teach a Social Entrepreneurship course in a university setting.

Module Eight: B Corps and Government Regulations: Led by Dr. Winslow Sargeant

This module examines the effect of the 4th Industrial Revolution on economies worldwide and the effect it will have in particular on small businesses. Various government bodies and regulations are examined for the positive effects they can have on business formation and nurturing entrepreneurship in the US economy.

Module Nine: The Enterprising University: Led by Dr. Jeffrey Alves

This module examines how a university can adequately teach and prepare today’s students in our constantly changing and evolving society. The module examines the role of the community, a focus on service and a student centered model in the examination of a sample enterprising university.

Module Ten: The Role of Disruptive Technology: Led by Dr. Katia Passerini

This module examines disruptive technology and the destabilizing effect it can have on markets. It looks at the effect of social entrepreneurship and how it might open a path to disruptive innovation and bring a new workforce along.

Module Eleven: Global Profiles of Women's Entrepreneurship: Led by Dr. Donna Kelley

This module describes how woman’s entrepreneurship can take different profiles across economics, regions, and economic development levels.  It examines ways in which women’s entrepreneurship may be promoted and supported.  The module explains why and which women start businesses in different countries and identifies various challenges for women’s entrepreneurship in different economies.

MEET THE ICSB GLOBAL SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE PROFESSORS

DR. TONY MENDEZ

DR. TONY MENDEZ

Dr. Tony Mendes, ICSB SE GLOBAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR and Managing Director - Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation - UMKC (USA) -

DR. LUCA IANDOLI

DR. LUCA IANDOLI

Dr. Luca Iandoli, ICSB Immediate Past President and Associate Professor University of Naples - Italy

DR. KATIA PASSERINI

DR. KATIA PASSERINI

Dr. Katia Passerini, Dean of the College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University (USA)

DR. JEAN-FRANÇOIS OUELLET

DR. JEAN-FRANÇOIS OUELLET

Dr. Jean-François Ouellet, Associate Professor, Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation - HEC MONTREAL (CANADA)

DR. ROBERTO PARENTE

DR. ROBERTO PARENTE

Dr. Roberto Parente, Professor Universita' Di Salerno (Italy)

DR. KI-CHAN KIM

DR. KI-CHAN KIM

Dr. Ki-Chan Kim, ICSB Past President and Professor at Catholic University (S. Korea)

DR. WINSLOW SARGEANT

DR. WINSLOW SARGEANT

Dr. Winslow Sargeant, ICSB Senior Vice President of Partnerships and Development (USA)

Dr. AHMED SHALABY

Dr. AHMED SHALABY

Dr. Ahmed Shalaby, Managing Director of Tatweer Misr - EGYPT and an ICSB Vice President (EGYPT)

DR. PAUL SWIERCZ

DR. PAUL SWIERCZ

Dr. Paul Swiercz, Professor of Management - GW School of Business (USA)

DR. ERIC LIGUORI

DR. ERIC LIGUORI

Dr. Eric Liguori, Rohrer Chair of Entrepreneurship and Exec. Dir. of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Rowan University - ‎Rowan University (USA)

DR. AYMAN EL TARABISHY

DR. AYMAN EL TARABISHY

Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy, Teaching Professor of Management - GW School of Business (USA)