Hungary, Pécs

Simony Summer Social Entrepreneurship Program 2018

when 6 July 2018 - 28 July 2018
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee USD 2200

The SSSEP 2018 focuses on creating socio-economic value in the region surrounding the University of Pecs. Participants will provide professional support to social entrepreneurship initiatives that can have real social impact in the region. They will cooperate with culturally and professionally diverse student groups in a practice-oriented, experiential learning context that focuses on real-life projects, collaborating with project owners in the region.

Professional mentors assist teams in imbedding the projects. Student teams will work within the framework of “Student Consulting Companies (SCCs)” with own company profile and visuals, roles and functions within the SCC that will work on multiple projects during the program. As the challenges that the student teams encounter are real, the maximum proficiency will be expected in terms of communication, interaction, and quality of deliverables.

Course leader

Simonyi Business and Economic Development Center

Target group

Undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines who are seeking a unique opportunity for learning through experiencing business consulting entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and innovation.

Applicants may bring their own ideas, problems and businesses for the experience. Entrepreneurial mind-set helps individuals in every discipline, profession and cultural background to become more proactive, self-aware, visionary, innovative, risk sharing and influential.

Course aim

This program is designed to train and mentor participants from diverse disciplines to get involved in improving not only their own but also their peers’ entrepreneurial mind-sets while making a real change in the Pecs region. Participants will learn and act as entrepreneurship consultants to assist groups and individuals in the Pecs region to expand their opportunity spaces.

Credits info

3 ECTS or 1.8 US credit points

Fee info

USD 2200: Program fee. Program fee includes: course fee, meals, accommodation , attendance on social programs.
Application deadline: 5 June, 2017

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