Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship


ICSB Global in partnership with its worldwide affiliates and chapters is proud to offer educators, researchers, social 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).
ICSB Global SE offers a unique in-person and online educational hybrid model of instruction where participants can take in-person SE modules at the international headquarters of ICSB at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. on October 25th, 26th and 27th (optional if you want to attend the GW Global Entrepreneurship Conference) or at one of our affiliated global partner locations (forthcoming) and then continue taking the remaining SE modules completely online using our new learning platform to be launched January 15th, 2018.
Each ICSB Global SE certificate starts with three (3) in-person modules followed by two (2) online modules where interaction, innovation, and creativity are the core of ICSB SE Global’s curriculum. 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.

*The price is $1500 for the ICSB Global SE Inaugural Cohort (October 26th-27th, 2017)

SKU: 003


The ICSB SE Global Certificate Program Agenda:
Location: State Room (7th Floor), 1957 E Street NW, Washington D.C. 20052
Wednesday, October 25th:
Location: State Room (7th Floor), 1957 E Street NW, Washington D.C. 20052
11:30 – Check-in (lunch provided at 12 noon).
12:00 – Welcome Remarks and Program Orientation by Program Director Dr. Tony Mendes (ICSB Vice President of Global Certificates)
12:30 – Module #1: What is Social Entrepreneurship? presented by Dr. Tony Mendes and panel with Global ICSB SE Faculty
15:00 – Experiential Learning – Visit to the first ever Social Enterprise – DC Central Kitchen (bus provided)
17:00 – Module #2: Global Challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals presented by Dr. Winslow Sargeant
18:30 – Day 1 Reception with ICSB SE Cohort and ICSB Global SE Faculty (location tbc)

Thursday, October 26th:
Location: City View Room and State Room (7th Floor), 1957 E Street NW, Washington D.C. 20052
10:00 – ICSB SE Cohort to join the GW Global Entrepreneurship Conference (in City View Room – adjacent room)
12:00 – Networking Lunch Provided by National Federation of Independent Businesses
13:00 – Module #3: Innovation and Opportunity Recognition for Social Enterprises by Dr. Luca Iandolim ICSB Immediate Past President
14:15 – Coffee Break
14:30 – Module #3-part 2: Continued by Dr. Jean-François Ouellet, Associate Professor, HEC – Montreal
15:45 – Re-join GW Global Entrepreneurship Conference on the session: The End of the World as We Know It; Creating the Idea Time Capsule
17:00 – Reception with GW Global Entrepreneurship Conference participants (held at City View room)
End of ICSB Global Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program (Modules 1-2-3).
Friday, October 27, 2017 – Optional to Attend
Location: The George Washington University School of Business, Duques Hall, 2201 G Street NW, Washington, DC
Parallel Session from 10 am to 4 p.m.
Reception from 6pm-7pm, Dinner begins promptly at 7pm.
Gala Dinner at GW’s City View Room
Address: GW’s City View (7th Fl), 1957 E Street, NW, 7th Floor, Washington DC
The City View Room is located on the 7th Floor of GWU’s Elliot School of International Affairs, located at 1957 E. Street NW. It features views of downtown Washington, DC, including the monuments and Capitol building .
The highlight of the evening’s program is the awarding of the ICSB Luminary Awards, recognizing extraordinary individuals and organizations that have risen to the highest level of small business and entrepreneurial achievement in either research, practice or academia.

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