Commercialization of Social Enterprises: Stemming the Tide of Mission Drift - online course

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Many social enterprises are becoming more commercial, adopting the techniques, funding or governance more usually associated with for-profit ventures.

In this online course, we will shed new light on this trend. We will ask how commercialisation affects the management and operations of social enterprises, and which avenues could or should be used to avoid mission drift.

Describe the context in which social innovations (such as microfinance) emerge by relying on empirical data regarding poverty and financial exclusion.

Explain the evolution and the main features of the microfinance sector regarding products and services as well as organizational structure.

Describe what happens when a non-profit organisation becomes a regulated for-profit company.

Identify the practical implications of the transformation from a non-profit organization to a for-profit company.

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Europe

Brussels , Belgium

Location

Belgium

Brussels

Type

Online courses

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