This course is aimed at those seeking to develop a
social enterprise or progress an existing enterprise.
It will be of particular relevance to those working in or
aspiring to be leaders in social enterprise. Participants
may come from an existing social enterprise, a start-up or an
organisation/charity interested in integrating social enterprise
into their work, the programme will enable you to develop
and implement best practice social enterprise strategies
into your organisation.
The programme will be useful to anyone
interested in starting a social enterprise, funders who are
looking to start funding Social Enterprises and for existing
charities who are looking to diversify their funding models.
This is course is a Special Purpose Award at level 9 (10 ECTS Credits).
Learners who complete the modules on this programme may
wish to transfer their credits as part of a continuing pathway
to the MSc at a future date.
Applicants are required to hold a minimum of a 2.2
honours degree at level 8 or equivalent on the National
Framework of Qualifications. Applications may also be
considered under the college’s Recognition of Prior,
Experiential Learning (RPEL) policy and this is likely to
be particularly relevant to people with significant work
experience at a senior level in their organisation.
Successful graduates of the programme are likely
to emerge as future senior managers or CEOs of
indigenous non-profit organisations, or develop further
career progress in a newly developed social enterprise.
For more information on the subjects taught on this course view the module descriptors.
Attendance at college for 3 x 2-day blocks and 1 additional day (7 days total).
These blocks will be run over a 6-month or less period, allowing students
spend time on applying the evidence based principles learned, completing
applied projects as part of their assessment and focusing on independent
Expected dates for face-to-face classes
The cost of this course is €1,150.
If you would like to learn more about this course please contact Regina Dunne on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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