IIMK and British Council to jointly run Young Women Social Entrepreneurship Development Programme at IIM Kozhikode during 3-8 February 2014

Kozhikode, 31 January, 2014: IIMK is offering a six day training program for women mentors from February 3rd to 8th; 2014. The program has been designed for British Council, who in partnership with Diageo has launched the Social Entrepreneurship project that aims to contribute to entrepreneurship education by training women entrepreneurship trainers (2035 years) termed as Master Trainers and further through their support train a growing body of community interested in Social Entrepreneurship (SE). Through key partners, the project will facilitate skills development with an aim to nurture creativity, innovation, employability and an entrepreneurial spirit in young people. To ensure successful implementation of the project's objective, Master Trainers will be identified from institutions/ NGOs, which have Social Entrepreneurship as their specific area of work and an adequate training infrastructure.

The program will be inaugurated by Mr. T. K. Jose I.A.S, Chairman of Coconut Development Board. Mr. Solomon Jaisingh from British Council, Chennai will be present. Along with Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, Director and other faculty from IIMK, Mr. Craig Carey, a social entrepreneur from U.K, Mr. P. R. Ganapathy, COO, Vilgro and Mr. Joseph Sebastian, Head Faisal and Shabana Foundation will handle session of the program. The program will be coordinated by Prof. Sumit Mitra and Prof. Priya Nair Rajeev of IIMK.

Media Contacts:
Dr. MG Sreekumar      | Ms. Meghana Bangalore
Media Relations, IIMK | Adfactors PR, Bangalore
+91- 9447654066      | +91-9742660399
mgsree@iimk.ac.in      | Meghana.bangalore@adfactorspr.com

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
IIM K Campus P.O., CALICUT 673 570, Kerala

Source: By E-mail (January 31, 2014)

Published on IndianMBA.com on February 1, 2014


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