GIBS Social Entrepreneurship Programme

1 Year Course equipping you with business skills to start or grow your social enterprise and maximise your impact

The Social Entrepreneurship Programme (SEP) is a middle-management training programme, for people who want to make a difference. The course takes excellence in business thinking and applies it to the social development space. SEP blends world-class business expertise with the complexities of social change and is designed for leaders who wish to be more effective managers and visionaries.

Who should attend?

  • Non-profit leaders;
  • Social entrepreneurs;
  • CSI managers;
  • BBBEE and transformation experts;
  • Trustees of boards;
  • Those working in sustainability and triple bottom line;
  • Development practitioners
  • Changemakers
  • Funders; and
  • Government.

How you will benefit

  • Gain insight into the complex challenges of social change, financial sustainability and innovation;
  • Develop a deeper understanding of strategy, leadership and governance;
  • Acquire business skills in finance, operations and management; and
  • Ensure practical application of theoretical ideas to your immediate work

Additional information
This flagship programme of the GIBS Network for Social Entrepreneurs, is designed to provide social changemakers and entrepreneurs with the skills, creative thinking and networks needed to tackle the complex social and economic realities of the communities within which they work. This comprehensive, year-long programme will equip you with the business skills needed to start or grow your organisation and maximise your impact.