Introduction to the programme

Learn to create social innovation with a view to solving societal problems and develop social value across traditional sectors and professions

Social entrepreneurs create social innovation with a view to solving societal problems and develop social value across traditional sectors and professions. The Master Programme Social Entrepreneurship and Management (SEM)  is inter-disciplinary and draws upon areas such as sociology, organizational leadership and governance as well as research in social innovation, social enterprise, CSR and social accounting. You learn a wide-range of theories, concepts and practices within the following fields:

  • Social transformation, social entrepreneurship and social enterprise
  • Social innovation, social change, sustainable transition and accounting
  • Leadership and management in social enterprise, business models and social entrepreneurship in practice

You will gain skills for initiating, analyzing and managing social innovation and change processes. By exploring leadership and management processes in complex, multi-dimensional organisations, the programme aims to prepare academically-oriented practitioners for the reality of running, shaping and transforming the next generation of social enterprises and innovation-led organisations.

 

Career

Graduates will typically be required  to work as entrepreneurs and managers within social innovation and as change agents and process facilitators in private, public and social enterprises, third sector organisations, as well as in national and international organisations and NGOs. Some graduates start their own social enterprises.
 

Daily life while studying

The programme is an international programme, based on an international network of universities in Asia, Latin America and Europe, enabling it to exchange students and teachers and to share experiences. This adds a strong and dynamic international environment, with many visiting researchers, webtransmitted lectures and close contact with the best international researchers in the field.
 

Academic staff

Academic staff Social Entrepreneurship and Management
 

Facts

Degree:  Cand.soc i Social Entrepreneurship and Management / Master of Science (MSc) in Social Sciences in Social Entrepreneurship and Management

Language of tuition: The master’s programme is an international programme taught in English