The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras is inviting applications for a two-week credit course which focuses on self-study, experiential learning and learning opportunities in the field of social entrepreneurship and its related ecosystem.
The international winter school at IIT Madras on social entrepreneurship will be held from 3 to 14 December 2018. The application dates for Indian students are yet to be released.
Important Dates for IIT-M Winter School:
|Early Bird Deadline for International Students||11 May 2018|
|Regular Deadline||1 June 2018|
|Deadline for Indian Students||Candidates can apply from August to November|
Indian Institute of Technology Madras has been actively involved in the field of social entrepreneurship since the year 2002. The main aim of CSIE is to provide students with in-depth knowledge of social enterprise mainly to students involved in the engineering field. Apart from entrepreneurship, it also focuses on academic research that addresses problems within the Indian context and seeks solutions for the same.
Social entrepreneurship is the way entrepreneurs develop and implement solutions to various social and environmental issues and its popularity is growing day-by-day. Social entrepreneurs not only focus on profit but combine business and social issues which benefits and improves the lives of people that are connected to it. Social entrepreneurs measure their success rate by not measuring profit alone but also look for the way new ways an idea to improve the world.