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Social Entrepreneurship

  1. 1. Social Entrepreneurship Please attend Shyam’s Online class on "Social Entrepreneurship, Soul Satisfaction & Bulging Bottom Lines" On 18th March 2012 11.00 IST (Indian Standard Time) Click Here to RegisterThis presentation is related to my lecture delivered at Hyderabad India on 31st October 2010 The text of the lecture is available at
  2. 2. Social Entrepreneurship Social Entrepreneurship An Introduction
  3. 3. Social EntrepreneurshipCorporate Social Responsibility & Social Entrepreneurship Are they the same?????
  4. 4. Social Entrepreneurship What is Social EntrepreneurshipSocial Entrepreneurship is the use of business practices such asBusiness planning, project management, marketing and sales, for advancing social causes
  5. 5. Social Entrepreneurship What do you need to be successful ???A clearly stated purposeA governing structure, knowledgeable advisorsSolid Business PlanGood Project PlanningA target audience
  6. 6. Social Entrepreneurship What do you need to be successful ???A source of money &/ resources to run and expand the organizationScalabilityGood Communications, marketing and sales planSolid LeadershipA good working relationship with other community organizations
  7. 7. Social Entrepreneurship How to go about it ???Introduce the Concepts and Methods of Social EntrepreneurshipDemonstrate how these methods can be used to address issues inthe area of operation with examples of success area with similarconditions.Culture Sync.Community sync
  8. 8. Social Entrepreneurship How do you set the Goals ??? MDGThis is often the single hardest part of the whole processAmbiguous, unrealistic, or ill-defined goals have ruinedmany projectsStartwith small, easily-obtained goals and build on yoursuccess.Your goals will change as your project evolves
  9. 9. Social Entrepreneurship“Plan to Fail”?Must have a ongoing detailed contingency plan.
  10. 10. Social Entrepreneurship Planning to Fail???What if few of your expected resources don’t come through?Your “target audience” is un-interested in your projectAnother competing project comes along & steals your thunderYour project idea is simply too strange for people to understand
  11. 11. Social Entrepreneurship Planning to Fail???The project requires far too much time & energy than you can give toitIn order for the project to succeed it requires far more resourcesthan originally anticipatedDue to a major economic downturn, funds become tight for youtarget audienceTimes change & people’s interests shift to other projects
  12. 12. Social Entrepreneurship Planning to Fail??? No entrepreneur would plan to fail Bur every social entrepreneur should have a plan to face a failure.With so many agencies, diverse demographics, people & perceptions involved Failure is a possibility and not an accident. Not planning for failure is as bad as failing to plan
  13. 13. Social Entrepreneurship Plan alternatives for dealing with surplus or shortage ofManpowerFundsMaterialsMachineryProject specific requirements
  14. 14. Social EntrepreneurshipIf you are ready with these, you are ready with everything What Next??????
  15. 15. Social Entrepreneurship Plunge into the next available project…….. What are you waiting for??? Be a worthy follower of Dr. Kalam, Prof. Yunus Make yourself humble & Make the Human Race proud
  16. 16. Social EntrepreneurshipThanks for your PatienceYour questions Please???
  17. 17. Social EntrepreneurshipBest wishes & All the success to Young Indian Entrepreneurs
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