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Arxiu de setembre, 2013

setembre 17th, 2013 - 15:18 § in Social Entrepreneurship

Our understanding of Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship was a new concept that was introduced to us over the past several days. It is safe to say that coming into this course most of us could not precisely differentiate between several terms including NGO and philanthropic foundations. However, through a combination of traditional[...]

setembre 17th, 2013 - 15:18 § in General

What is Social Entrepreneurship

It took us four days of intensive discussions and several learning exercises to understand what social enterpreneurship is. We came to a conclusion that a social enterprise is a business model that firstly focuses on resolving social issues rather than concentrating on making profit. It is a new app[...]

setembre 17th, 2013 - 15:14 § in General

Our SE

After 4 days we are still confused of the right definition of social entrepreneurship, because there is no one clear model, but a lot of existing businesses with the vision of social change. But what we know: SE is not about the profit, but the social benefit. It needs a business model and profit fo[...]

setembre 17th, 2013 - 14:44 § in EuroMediterrani, Social Entrepreneurship

Criteria of Social Enterprise

For your reflection nine fuzzy criteria of Social Entrepreneurship (by research network EMES)  Economic criteria: 1. continuous activity of the production and/or sale of goods and services (rather than predominantly advisory or grant-giving functions). 2. a high level of autonomy: social enterpris[...]

setembre 17th, 2013 - 12:33 § in Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship for us.

Social Entrepreneurship from our point of view is a type of business oriented to social goals. It is a possible way to answer needs of the social environmental, cultural and economical issues by ethical means. It is not only about making profit but it also cares about making social, cultural and env[...]

setembre 15th, 2013 - 22:04 § in General

Learning through experience

Through a practical experience I understood the difficulty of leaving your comfort zone. At the very first time you could feel upset because you do not know why you have to try new experiences, especially if they force you to overcome your prejudice. But later you discover that every experience has [...]

setembre 15th, 2013 - 22:03 § in General

Great night experience

Last night we played a challenging game which was in a form of a puzzle. The game was interesting, as long as teamwork and good cooperation skills were required for achieving the task. At the end of the game we had to meet with other groups under the bridge, where suddenly we bumped into a […[...]

setembre 15th, 2013 - 22:00 § in General

Meeting under the bridge

We received a task from another group to find an aswer to the following riddle: if three fisherman of Catalonia fell off the boat, why did only two of them get their hair wet and the third one did not? It is interesting, that after finding a solution to the riddle and agreeing that most […][...]

setembre 15th, 2013 - 21:59 § in Social Entrepreneurship

The Sweet Harmony

We have started our journey with a random grouping that consisted of participants from different backgrounds. Therefore, our main aim was to reach a common connection through cooperative communication. By this we can say that we had a harmonic start for our journey. Product, process and procedure we[...]

setembre 15th, 2013 - 21:34 § in General

A Long Night in Coma Ruga

It was a dark windy night in Coma Ruga, Spain, a poor fisherman waits besides the port to welcome exhausted trainees that have just completed their late night challenge. It all began at Santa Maria del mar Hostel; where we were asked not only to take part in a challenge but also help design it [&hel[...]





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