Winter School on Social Entrepreneurship at IIT Madras

Winter School on Social Entrepreneurship at IIT Madras

Published: 15 September 2020


  • The CSIE two-week ‘Winter School on Social Entrepreneurship’ has been conceived and designed to provide classroom knowledge, immersive/experiential learning through field visits and interactions with accomplished Social Entrepreneurs, self-study and peer learning opportunities to student-participants, with varied academic backgrounds, about Social Entrepreneurship and its related ecosystem, with specific interest and focus upon the geo-cultural and socio-economic context of Asia.
  • Students in their Undergraduate (3rd & 4th years) and Masters/PhD program can apply
Course structure:

2 weeks of classes + Virtual tours

  • Lectures and workshops by IITM Faculty & Visiting faculty
  • Interactions with accomplished Social Entrepreneurs
  • Discussions on Case Studies and Documentaries
  • Live virtual tours to notable social enterprises
  • Total credits awarded: 12
  • Syllabus available here


Dates and Deadlines

UNSW Application deadline:  6 November 2020
Program dates:  7 – 19 December 2020
Program length:  2 weeks



  • Early bird Fee: USD 250 (if registered before October 31, 2020)
  • Standard Fee: USD 300 (if registered after October 31, 2020)

This will cover tuition fee, teaching and learning materials of the course


Students should register their interest at by 6 November 2020.

If you wish to transfer credit for the program, you must seek approval from your faculty for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Enrolment.  For more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.

Risk assessment

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