Executive Short Program
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How can your organization develop innovative business models that make goods and services more affordable for people throughout the world? What are the key success factors and obstacles to effectively implementing inclusive business projects?
These are just some of the issues we address during the program. Our goal is to help you acquire the skills and knowledge to integrate social and environmental issues into your core managerial responsibilities.
By simply capitalizing on core strengths and knowledge, companies and entrepreneurs can engage in an emerging business model that will enable them to create - and demonstrate - real, sustainable social impact in society."
– Muhammad Yunus
Build skills and knowledge on how to align social and environmental issues with corporate strategy
Understand the ecosystem of an inclusive business and possible alliances inside and outside of your organization
Work on your own business project(s) through individual coaching with experts and discussion with peers
The program will enable you to:
Gain a unique interdisciplinary perspective on how to align social and environmental issues with corporate strategy
Acquire a pragmatic approach to inclusiveness
Develop the know-how to accelerate innovative business initiatives in your organization
Associate Professor, HEC Paris
Consists of 3 topics
Shared value creation models, innovation in business models, marketing and distribution strategies for the Base of the Pyramid, scaling-up inclusive business.
Key players for inclusive business, social entrepreneurship insights for inclusive business, financing models for inclusive business.
Managing change and fostering intrapreneurial skills, aligning your organization behind your goals, crafting strong coalitions for change.
The program is endorsed by the Chair in Social Business, Enterprise and Poverty which is run in partnership with Danone, Schneider Electric, and Renault.
In partnership with:
This program is eligible to the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) Certificate of Excellence in Global Business, which allows Executives to choose from over 120 courses offered by 19 member schools and representing a total of 15 training days. For more information and a full list of eligible programs, click here.
Obtain an HEC Paris certificate
You can personalize your study path according to your own needs and resources. You will be awarded an HEC Paris Executive Education certificate after a total of 10 days of training. This can be spread out over 3 intensive programs during a 2-year period. You can also join the HEC Executive Community.
The program is aimed at:
Senior managers in private corporations, Company owners, Social entrepreneurs, Leaders of NGOs
Managers in charge of implementing inclusive business initiatives in their organization
There are 2 options available as a location: One in South Africa or one in France
Teaching language: English
Teaching language: English
Find out more about possible funding options for the program you have chosen.