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Social Innovation Management

5 - 10 July 2020. Vienna, Austria

Build or Rebuild your project with the latest trends, tools, and practices of top-social innovators.

«Fascinating the approach to go to the field where things are happening and learn in order to develop local solutions»

Regional Academy on the United Nations

 What and Why 

Social Innovation Management (SIMC ®) is an intensive and recognized training program developed by practitioners in the field of social entrepreneurship, NGO Management, and International Development Projects in Latin America, Central-Europe, and East-Africa.

We break down our ideas and projects and we build them back brick by brick, reencountering ourselves, our core values, our efforts, challenging our good intentions and ideas with real scenarios, providing you with the best tools, methodologies, and practices from the field in order to maximise your project efforts. 

Key Information:

Dates: 19th & 20th, 2020

Venue: Impact Hub Vienna. Lindengasse 56, 1070, Vienna, Austria.

Number of participants: 20 max.

Minimum age to join: 22 years old.

Format: Workshop, Activities, Case Studies, Play-Based learning experience.

 

Mentors:

● Roberto A. Arrucha, Director & Founder of The Global School, and a multi-awarded social entrepreneur.

● Okan Corumlu, Director & Founder of ONE DAY.

● Alexis del Rio, Leadership Coach and Director & Founder of Del Rio Consulting.

Meet your Mentors here: https://theglobal.school/mentors/

 

 

Recommended to:

Directors and Projects Managers at NGOs, Community Organisations or Civil Associations. 

● Social Entrepreneurs.

Startups with a social impact strategy.

Companies with corporate social responsibility (CSR) plans or projects.

● The public sector with social innovation projects.

● Development funds / Impact Investors.

Researchers / Professors in the field of entrepreneurship, management, and international development.

Professionals & Students who are interested in social entrepreneurship and innovation.

 

The Global School Experience

Unique life experiences which allow you to connect with yourself, develop and boost your talents and human values, but above all, get inspired to become a Global Social Leader who triggers positive action.

 

 

1. We know the journey. The program is built on 9 years of fieldwork from dozens of NGOs, and social entrepreneurs, which allow us to understand your daily challenges:

  • – Lack of Cash-Flow,
  • – Unclear vision and confusing mission,
  • – Tight budget,
  • – Expensive Micromanagement,
  • – Uncertainty in your goals,
  • – Inefficiency in your tasks,
  • – The right team missing,
  • – Team Burn-out,
  • – Too many ideas, limited time,
  • – Endless Reporting
  • – Digitalization
  • …. and many more

We take a critical look at the most common problems inside organizations and social initiatives and build solutions using practical tools.

 

2. Social Innovation Box.  You will receive our “Social Innovation Box“, a powerful and easy to use tool-kit where we gathered the most useful techniques of project management, business intelligence, innovation and the experience gathered from real social innovators. Read more about our Social Innovation Box.

 

3. Holistic Approach. You take part in structured workshops, talks, and discussions with mentors and renowned social entrepreneurs.

We designed a full experience where every participant breaks down their own expectations, realities, weakness, and strengths, in order to build or rebuild a project, confronting the theory and reality with the help of powerful and practical tools.

 

4. Real field experience.  The program is developed by The Social Innovation Agency based on 9 years of experience and expertise from real social projects. You will get to know the models, processes, tools, strategies and the management of projects run in more than 8 countries across 4 continents.

9 years of experience in developed and developing economies, raising over € 350,000 Euros in 8 countries: e.g. Austria, Egypt, Kenya, Rwanda, Mexico, India, Vietnam, etc.

 

5. Implementation.  At the end of the program, you will be able to boost your own project, maximize your management efforts, and get ready to raise quality and diversified funding.

 

6. Join The Global for Social Leaders. Be part of The Global School for Social Leaders Network of top social innovators in the private, public, civil society and startups around the world.

Represent the Global School for Social Leaders in your country and access a variety of solutions, consulting and business opportunities as part of our ambassadors and allies program.

 

The Global School Experience

Unique life experiences which allow you to connect with yourself, develop and boost your talents and human values, but above all, get inspired to become a Global Social Leader who triggers positive action.

 

 

 

DAY 1. Welcome to Vienna!

● 16:00 – 17:00 Welcome & Introduction

● 17:00 – 18:00 Ice-Breakers and  General Information

 

DAY 2. Throw your ideas and explore the problem.

● 09:00 – 09:15 Official welcome by The Global School for Social Leaders. 

● 09:15 – 10:00 Introduction. Lessons from 9 years working in the field with social innovators around the world. 

● 10:00 – 11:30 Module 1  – Part I. Social Leader Venn. Reencountering with our personal values and the purpose of our interventions.  

● 11:30 – 12:00 Power-up Activity 

● 12:00 – 13:00 Module 1 – Part II. Interventions and System Thinking. Basics of exploring the problem, actors, barriers and possible interventions.  

● 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

● 14:00 – 17:00 Module 1 – Part III.  Workshop: Introduction to System Mapping

 

 

DAY 3. Social Innovation Canvas Model. 

● 09:00 – 10:30 Module 2 – Part I.  Social Innovation Canvas. Let´s frame our ideas into a powerful canvas. 

● 10:30 – 11:30  Module 2 – Part II. Social Innovation Canvas. Competitive Solutions. 

● 11:30 – 13:30  Talk «Leadership Traits» by Alexis del Rio, Del Rio Consulting.

● 13:30 – 14:00 Small Lunch.

● 15:00 – 17:00 Visit to the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna. 

 

 

DAY 4. Fundraising Strategies.

● 09:00 – 10:00 Module 3 – Part I. Social Innovation Canvas. Costs & Income Generators. 

● 11:00 – 12:30 Talk «Smart City Vienna». Victor Pérez, Cives Solutions.

● 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

● 13:30 – 14:00 Power-up Activity

● 14:00 – 15:30 Module 3 – Part II. Social Innovation Canvas. Client Profile & Value Proposition. Let´s build a powerful and diversified source of income.

● 15:30 – 17:00 Module 3 – Part III. Social Innovation Canvas. Customer Relationship Management. 

 

 

 DAY 5. Visit.

● 10:00 – 12:00 Visit to Ban Ki-Moon Centre for Global Citizens.

● 12:00 – 14:00 Lunch.

● 14:00 – 16:00 Outdoor Activity

● 16:00.   Free time.

 

DAY 6. Final Presentations. 

● 09:00 – 10:30 Module 4 – Parte I. Leadership & Talent Management. 

● 10:30 – 11:00 Module 4 – Parte II. Digital Tools. Let´s boost our productivity. 

● 11:00 – 12:00 Final Presentations.

● 12:00 – 12:30 Feedbacks & Voting. 

● 12:30 – 13:00 Graduation

● 13:00 – 15:30 Lunch

● 20:00 – 22:00 Farewell Party!

Cost of the program: 

  • € 990 Euros (Before December 31st, 2019)
  • € 1,290 Euros (After December 31st, 2019).

 

What is included in the program FEE?

1. Certified Diploma “Social Innovation Manager ®” awarded by The Global School for Social Leaders y The Social Innovation Agency

2. 6 days (41 hours) of training, workshops, talks, visits, and educational activities in English.

3. Visits to the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. 

4. Our wonderful Social Innovation box (Working Material).

5. Coffee, drinks, light breakfast and a committed team ready to welcome you. 

6. 5 Lunches y 5 no-alcoholic drinks.

7. Graduation Party!

8. Exclusive Membership to our network  «Global Social Leaders», filled by opportunities, top-professionals, access to consulting, partnership and resources.

What is NOT included?  Pocket Money, Air-fares, Accommodation, Insurance, Dinners. 

Pocket Money

How much are you going to spend in Vienna?

Personal Spendings: €250 per week for food (light breakfast & lunch is included), drinks, entertainment, tourism, etc. 

Accommodation: 

Hotel: €40 – €100 euros per night with breakfast included. 

Hostal / Airbnb: €25 – €70 euros per night with breakfast included. 

Couchsurfing: FREE. 

Transport:

Weekly Ticket: €18 euros Weekly Ticket from Monday to Friday. 

Daily Ticket: €2.4 euros.

 

Scholarships:

Our scholarships are a non-accumulative discount to the programs fee. 

Scholarship 30%:

1. Environmental Organization & Conservationist. 

2. Indigenous Leaders.

3. Social leaders from Emerging countries.

How to apply? Fill in the application form at the bottom of the page with the proper background information.

 

Members 40% for Members & Franchises. 

You can become a member here: https://theglobal.school/community/ 

You can become our Franchisee here: https://theglobal.school/allies/ 

 

Scholarships 30% for Groups

Groups from 4 to 10 persons can access to a scholarship of 30%. 

Find the Scholarship Code on the application form at the bottom of this page, and ask your group to fill it in with the name of your group. 

Sample:  Scholarship Code: University of Vienna Group. 

 

Enlightening

The experience has been very enlightening and inspirational, recommended for those who are willing to challenge the status quo

Sebastian Baayel - Ghana
African Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre

Remarkable

Thanks for all the tools, but above all for the remarkable change-makers who I can call now my friends

Natalia Lever - Mexico

Well prepared

Inspiring presentations, well prepared, insightful, interactive and easy to work with.

Liana Taylor - Germany

The Global School for Social Leaders


is a vibrant community of social leaders and innovators around the world who are changing the face of humanity, who are personally, morally and socially committed to a cause, who dare to take brave actions that challenge the status quo.

 Frequently Asked Questions 

FEES & What is included?

Cost of the program: 

  • € 990 Euros (Before December 31st, 2020)
  • € 1,290 (After December 31st, 2020)

 

What is included in the program FEE?

1. Certified Diploma “Social Innovation Manager ®” awarded by The Global School for Social Leaders y The Social Innovation Agency

2. 6 days (41 hours) of training, workshops,  talks, visits, and educational activities in English.

3. Visits to the United Nations headquarters in Vienna, Austria. 

4. Our wonderful Social Innovation box (Working Material).

5. Coffee, drinks, light breakfast and a committed team ready to welcome you. 

6. 5 Lunches y 5 no-alcoholic drinks.

7. Graduation Party!

8. Exclusive Membership to our network  "Global Social Leaders", filled by opportunities, top-professionals, access to consulting, partnership and resources. 

What is NOT included?  Pocket Money, Air-fares, Accommodation, Insurance, Dinners. 

How much will I spend in Vienna?

Pocket Money

How much are you going to spend in Vienna?

Personal Spendings: €250 per week for food (light breakfast & lunch is included), drinks, entertainment, tourism, etc. 

Accommodation: 

Hotel: €40 - €100 euros per night with breakfast included. 

Hostal / Airbnb: €25 - €70 euros per night with breakfast included. 

Couchsurfing: FREE. 

Transport:

Weekly Ticket: €18 euros Weekly Ticket from Monday to Friday. 

Daily Ticket: €2.4 euros.

How can I apply to a scholarship?

Our scholarships are a non-accumulative discount to the program fee. 

Scholarship 30%:

1. Environmental Organization & Conservationist. 

2. Indigenous Leaders.

3. Social leaders from Emerging countries.

How to apply? Fill in the application form at the bottom of the page with the proper background information.

 

Members 50% for Members & Franchises. 

You can become a member here: https://theglobal.school/community/ 

You can become our Franchisee here: https://theglobal.school/allies/  

 

Scholarships for Groups

Groups from 4 to 10 persons can access to a scholarship of 30%. 

Find the Scholarship Code on the application form at the bottom of this page, and ask your group to fill it in with the name of your group. 

Sample:  Scholarship Code: University of Vienna Group. 

 

Can I organize the program in my city?

Yes. From September to March, upon request of 2 months in advance.

You can contact us by Whatsapp  CLICK HERE. 

In addition, you can apply to become our focal point by acquiring The Global School for Social Leaders franchise in your country.

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Is there financial help available?

Yes. Once you receive your acceptation letter after successful application, we will propose you a fundraising plan with rewards for your potential sponsors. 

Financing is more accessible within your region with our help than only from our side.  We strongly recommend you to scout potential sponsors within your region.

Can we join in group?

Groups from 4 to 10 persons are granted scholarships of 30%. 

Find the Scholarship Code on the application form at the bottom of this page, and ask your group to fill it in with the name of your group. 

Sample:  Scholarship Code: University of Vienna Group. 

 hello@theglobal.school

How can I join the program?

1. Fill in the application form at the bottom of this page.

2. Receive our response, and in case you are accepted, you will receive an acceptation letter in your email within the following 74 hours.

3. Save your Spot, Sign your Contract and  Prepare your trip.

4. Welcome to Vienna!

 

You can join the program until 20 days before starting day upon spots availability. 

More questions?

Contact us on Whatsapp here

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