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VIRTUAL CONSULTING PROJECT
SOCIAL IMPACT CLASSES & EMZINGO WORKSHOPS
IN-COUNTRY TRAVEL AND IMMERSION
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ACADEMIC COURSES AND INTERNATIONAL IMMERSION PROGRAMS
During the semester, students work on virtual consulting projects, which concludes with in-person presentations for local nonprofits and social enterprises in the selected country. Emzingo-U staff and facilitators and university professor’s oversee the development of the projects and deliverables. Emzingo-U also sources local experts to offer virtual lectures relevant to the country selected.
Associação Saúde Criança: is an award-winning social organization that works to improve and maintain the wellbeing of children who live below the poverty line by fostering the economic and social self-sustainability of their families. www.saudecrianca.org.br
Amidst an economic crisis, Saude Crianza was in need of expanding their donor base. During the course of a semester, a team of students worked diligently alongside their Marketing professor to design a fundraising strategy for the organization to help them create an individual donor fundraising strategy.
SOCIAL BUSINESS MODELING
Participants learn how to use the social business model canvas to design, evaluate, and recommend improvements to business models with a social impact, be it their own business or an organization/business that they are supporting.
How has our definition of leadership changed in the las decade? What are the skills that future leaders will need to be successful in our changed world? Focussing on these major questions, the Emzingo designed IP explores the major failures in corporate leadership of the last few decades as well as the key competencies that we hope will shape the future of bussines and how it engages with society at large.
CultureFLEX improves students’ understanding and ability to work across cultural, geographic, functional, and age differences by recognizing and challenging existing paradigms. We explore different cultural norms and explain how to act and interact with others of different countries and cultures.
SOCIAL INNOVATION AND DESIGN
Workshops range from a few hours to a full week. Participants learn and apply design thinking, human centered design, and Theory U to solve a challenge in the local community or for a nom-profit or social enterprise. Students and other stakeholders work together to discover creative and innovative solutions to the presented challenge.
EQ & SELF AWARENESS
This session emphasizes reflection, coaching, and an empathetic approach to problem solving. Hard skills are a given when it comes to performing at school or work. What sets you apart is your ability to recognize and leverage your own strengths, and it is this self-awareness that enables you to succeed persona lly and professionally.
SAMPLE IN-COUNTRY AGENDA
|day 1||day 2||day 3||day 4||day 5||day 6||day 7|
|8:00||Travel to rio||breakfast||breakfast||breakfast||breakfast||breakfast||breakfast|
|9:00||Project site visits||Overview of brazilian
economy social Entrepreneurship in Brazil
|Favela visit||Project presentations||Project presentations||Historical tour of
|15:00||Project site visits||Team work||team work||Corporate
|Scaling for impact||Travel back
CSR or Social Entrepenourship Visit
Meals / Free Time