The first edition of the Summer School brought social entrepreneurs from domains such as health, livelihood, microfinance, agriculture and energy. Faculty from IIT Madras engaged with the participants on variety of topics from ‘Theories of Social Entrepreneurship’ to’Business Model’ and ‘Design Thinking’. This was interspersed with field visits to local social enterprises in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu. The course helped the participants to gain a good understanding of the current trends and challenges in the social entrepreneurship ecosystem. Read on to know more…
Dr. LS Ganesh
Professor, Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras (Lead Faculty)
Dr. Asokan Thondiyath
Professor, Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras
CEO & Design Director – Centroid Design Pvt. Ltd.