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Social Innovation Management

Is an intensive acceleration program, based on the crossroads of Sociology, Project Management, and Social Innovations that allows to evaluate effectiveness of existing social projects and to create the new ones, elaborate step-by-step planes for their implementation and make them stable. This is a practical course oriented on those who wants to become an innovative and ‘impact’ manager in the Non-Profit sector and Social Innovation.


Our mission:

Our mission is to train the architects of social changes, being able to scrutinize the signs of times, find solutions and make the visible impact in society. We aim to train social innovation managers who will reconstruct the social order and will be making it more humane.

November 2017 6 months

For 1 person - 10 000 uah
For project team (up to 3 persons) – 15 000 uah

early bird registration:
For 1 person - 8 000 uah
For project team (up to 3 persons) - 13 000 uah

Program benefits

Starting your project

If you have not yet started to implement your idea, we will assist you in its transformation to the real project. Our education is practical and gives results


The best mentors and experts will guide you and your team in your project’s development


You will elaborate your own PR-strategy, find your target audience and find the communications channel with beneficiaries and stakeholders of your project

Community of professionals

You will get a possibility to work in a team with your peers as well as with top-managers of famous NGOs and businessmen

Being part of an Alumni Network

Graduates of Social Innovation Management program will get an opportunity to work on their projects in our social business incubator and get the consulting and legal support in further activities. All participants are gladly invited to the Alumni Network of the Ukrainian Social Academy

For whom Program components Curriculum How to become a participant? Requirements for candidates

For whom

The Program is meant for project managers of social startups –  newly emerged NGOs or not yet registered CSOs that aim to meet a marketplace need by developing or offering an innovative product, process or services oriented for the common good of society.

We welcome both individual participants with their ideas/projects and also groups (up to 3 persons each) working on one project.

Program components

The Program is designed in module-based format that allows you to participate while being a worker or a student.

  • 6 strategic educational modules with not less than 50% of activities reserved for practical workshops;

  • open-space meetings with possibilities to present your own projects;

  • working on, presentation and defense of your own projects.


  • Module 1:

Design Thinking and Social Innovations

  • Module 2:

Target Audience and Value Propositions

  • Module 3:

Marketing Strategy

  • Module 4:

Financial Planning and Management

  • Module 5:

Strategies for Sustainable Development

  • Module 6:

Projects’ presentation and defense. Pitching of Ideas

How to become a participant?

To become a participant of Social Innovation Management program, you need to read the requirements for candidates listed below and fill and submit the application form, where you should briefly describe your idea for social project or mission of your CSO. Sselected participants will be invited to an interview (whether personally or in other suitable way) to understand their ideas more deeply, hear their motivation and expectation from the program.

After the second round selected participants will be informed about their enrollment in Social Innovation Management program and receive all the necessary information and all the educational materials.

Requirements for candidates

  • Bachelor degree in any field;
  • Intermediate or higher level in English;
  • Aiming of personal and professional development;
  • High moral standards, integrity and maturity;
  • Being flexible and open to a new experience and communication.

Contact person

Petro Darmoris Program Manager
Tel.: +38 068 931 01 21 
November 2017 6 months

For 1 person - 10 000 uah
For project team (up to 3 persons) – 15 000 uah

early bird registration:
For 1 person - 8 000 uah
For project team (up to 3 persons) - 13 000 uah

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