Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship (EPGDSE)

Program designed for Social entrepreneurs, CSR professionals, Corporate executives, Non-Profit professionals, CSR Consultants & Practitioners, Government Officials, Policy makers and Academicians

  • Eligibility:
    • Open for the graduates of any discipline with minimum 55% score
    • Candidates must have at least three years of work experience
  • Number of modules: 4
  • Program duration: 18 Months
  • Total Intake: 30
  • Program Fee: 3,00,000 INR*
    • *Partial Scholarships available to limited applicants based on their merit and eligibility
  • Launch: June 2020

Overview of the program

There has been a rapid growth in the field of Social Entrepreneurship in recent years. Entrepreneurs are amalgamating the knowledge of business management and passion of creating sustainable solutions for the problems related to the society, environment, and more.

The need is to develop fresh perspectives which are contextually relevant and also capable to deliver needed services. Also, the need of trained professionals who are capable of effective leadership has risen more than ever. We require professionals who are able to design models that can ensure ensuring sustainability of economic and inclusive growth.

Considering this, BVIC along with the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai is initiating an Executive Program in Social Entrepreneurship.

Objectives of the program

To provide opportunities to working professionals from various sectors and organizations to learn the insights of Social Entrepreneurship

To be a platform for the participants to learn from each other, and,

To create an ecosystem to support a sustainable social venture creation process that can have a lasting social and environmental impact


  • The program is open for the graduates of any discipline – Literature, Arts, Science, Engineering and Technology, Computer Science, Economics, Commerce, and Management.
  • The candidates must have at least three years of work experience in the Corporate, Government or Non-Governmental Organizations.
  • The selection will be based on the minimum educational qualification, working experience, statement of the purpose and result of the entrance test.

Course Module

Module Course Code Title Credits Total Credits
1 EPGDSE01 Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship 2 8
EPGDSE02 Micro-Economics 2
EPGDSE03 Social Sector Perspectives and Interventions 2
EPGDSE04 Sustainable Development and Social Ventures 2
II EPGDSE05 Problem Mapping 2 8
EPGDSE06 Basic Accounting and Costing 2
EPGDSE07 Social Marketing 2
EPGDSE08 Operation Management 2
III EPGDSE09 Venture Planning for Impact 2 8
EPGDSE10 Financial Management and Fundraising 2
EPGDSE11 Organization Design and Human Resource Management 2
EPGDSE12 Management of Technology 2
IV EPGDSE13 Strategic Management 2 8
EPGDSE14 Ethics and Governance 2
EPGDSE15 Developing Business Plans 2
EPGDSE16 Risk Management 2
EPGDSE17 Sustainability Reporting
V EPGDSE18 Field Work 12 12

Admission Process

Screening of applications and Statement of Purpose, and Proficiency in English language will be ensured while screening the applications


a) In-classsessions
b) Field Based Learning
Process Focus – experiences from the practitioners; self, reflective and participative discussions

Specific teaching method would depend on the types of courses and the teaching strategy-fit designed by the respective faculty.

Medium of Delivery


Evaluation Method

  • Class Tests
  • Assignments
  • ProjectReports


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