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BPI Foundation Supports Capacity Development on Financial Management and SROIAugust 6th, 2012

The Social Enterprise Capacity Development on Financial Management and SROI, a joint project between Bank of the Philippine Islands Foundation and the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA), aims to democratize trainings on financial management and Social Return of Investment (SROI) for social enterprise managers and practitioners. It aimed to accomplish such by designing a module, developing learning materials, pilot testing its delivery and capacitating a pool of trainers on the aforementioned topics. It also aimed to undertake training needs assessment (TNA) among a sample of potential trainees and trainers as input to the design and delivery of the module. The TNA process was also envisioned to identify a long list of potential participants to the training.

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Tañada Keynotes Social Entrepreneurship Forum Series LaunchJuly 3rd, 2012

Deputy Speaker Lorenzo ‘Erin’ Tanada III led over a hundred leaders, partners and advocates of social enterprises during the launch of a Poverty Reduction Through Social Entrepreneurship (PRESENT) Multisectoral Forum Series on June 29, 2012 at the SDC Conference Hall, Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Campus in Quezon City.

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Accelerating Poverty Reduction Through Social EntrepreneurshipJune 29th, 2012

Keynote Address delivered during the launching of the Poverty Reduction Through Social Entrepreneurship Forum Series sponsored by the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA), Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) and Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc (FSSI) at the SDC Conference Hall, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines on June 29, 2012.

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ISEA Initiates Action Research Leading to Poverty Reduction Through Social Entrepreneurship Bill and CoalitionMarch 19th, 2012

In its meeting on October 17, 2011, the ISEA Board approved a resolution for the consortium to undertake research in support of its members’ advocacy efforts to create a policy and political environment supportive to social entrepreneurship.

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32 Complete Course on Strategic Social Enterprise HR, OD and FinanceSeptember 7th, 2011

Thirty two senior managers and executive directors from 16 social enterprises and resource institutions completed a course on Strategic Social Enterprise Human Resource, Organizational Development and Financial Management on August 29-September 3, 2011 in Quezon City, Philippines. The course was the third and final module of the pilot offering of the Strategic Management Course for Social Enterprises in Southeast Asia delivered by the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) for Oikocredit partners and key staff from the Philippines and Cambodia.

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Oikocredit and ISEA Pilot SE Marketing and Operations Management CourseMay 23rd, 2011

Oikocredit International and the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) piloted the Course on Strategic Marketing and Operations Management for Social Enterprises on May 16-20, 2011 at the Fersal Hotel, Malakas St., Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. Thirty five participants including the top leadership and senior managers from thirteen social enterprise partners of Oikocredit from the Philippines and Cambodiacompleted the course. The thirteen partners are mainly engaged in agriculture-based initiatives in the two countries. They included Alter Trade Group, the largest fair trade organization in the Philippines and CEDAC, the biggest social enterprise promoting sustainable agriculture in Cambodia.

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ASoG-ISEA Intro to SE Course LaunchedMarch 21st, 2011

The Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) and the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) piloted the Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship Course last March 15-18, 2011 at the Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) Building, Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Campus in Quezon City. It was the first social entrepreneurship course to be launched under the Master in Public Management Program.

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Intro to SE Pilot Offering AnnouncementFebruary 12th, 2011

The Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) and the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) are pleased to announce the pilot offering of the course, Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship on March 15-18, 2011 at ASoG, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City.

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