[Blueboard] 5th BATCH of the Social Entrepreneurship Training Program for Professionals

Amihan R. Perez arperez at ateneo.edu
Mon Aug 17 16:14:57 PHT 2009

5th BATCH of the Social Entrepreneurship Training Program for  
Professionals Starts in November 2009

Do you want to learn how to earn while helping change the world?
Do you have a great idea on how to help the Philippines but don't know  
how to start?
Do you want to discover new and innovative ways of solving our  
country's most pressing social problems?
If you answered YES to any or all of these questions then this Seminar  
is for you!

The Ateneo de Manila University-School of Government in cooperation  
with Avant Change and the Ateneo de Manila-Loyola Schools' Development  
Studies Program is inviting you to join the 5th Social  
Entrepreneurship Training Program for Professionals which will be held  
every Saturday from November 14, 2009 to March 13, 2010, 1 p.m. to 4  
p.m. at the Ateneo School of Government, CSP Building, Social  
Development Complex, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.

This program will introduce you to the concept of social  
entrepreneurship through lectures, discussions and case studies of  
actual social enterprises. In addition to this, the program will help  
you develop new and innovative social enterprise business plans that  
will help you towards making a positive contribution in our society.  
Moreover, the program will also help you in developing ways by which  
you can continue to earn profit while at the same time helping uplift  
the lives of the marginalized sectors of our country. Finally, the  
program will also give you an opportunity to have mentoring sessions  
with social enterprise experts who can give you sound advice on how to  
further improve your social enterprise business plan.

The main faculty member for this program will be Atty. Arnel Casanova,  
a Mason Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard  
University. Other resource persons for this program are Steve Koon,  
Founder of Avant Change and Harvey Keh, Director for Youth Leadership  
and Social Entrepreneurship at the Ateneo School of Government.

Registration Fee for the Program is only P 17,000.00 inclusive of a  
book on social entrepreneurship, class materials and a certificate of  

An early bird discount of 10% will be given for those who register and  
complete their payment by October 14, 2009. A Group discount of 5% is  
also offered to groups of 3 or more registrants. Early bird groups  
will be given a total discount of 15%.

Members of the academe, government and non-profit organizations can  
also be given a discount on a case to case basis.

Deadline of Registration and Payment will be on November 4, 2009.

Amihan R. Perez
Communications Team
Ateneo School of Government
G/F CSP Building, Social Development Complex
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Tels. (632) 426-6001 loc. 4643
Fax   (632) 426-6061

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