Teachers Training

1st Module - TU Berlin

Program Topics: Creativity, Communication, Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

Methods:

Experiential workshops in creativity, problem solving and design thinking
methodology in practice, case study, guest lectures, site visits

Content:

  • Types of entrepreneurship (out of opportunity and out of necessity; business,
    technological and social, effectuation entrepreneurship, etc.) (IST trainer)
  • Social values and responsibility as drivers of social innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Understanding the nature of the creative process
  • Creativity and out-of- the-box- thinking- processes related to innovation, ideation,
    inspiration
  • Evaluation of ideas and decision making
  • Design Thinking
  • Outreach, story telling and visualisation techniques
  • Understanding the own discipline, multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary
    communication and cooperation
  • Defining problems
  • Finding solutions (after proper definition of problems)
  • Co-creation of novel ideas through scenario games (stakeholder negotiation)
  • Behavior change and social innovation
  • Creating a stimulating environment, nurturing talent and leadership skills
  • Spectrum of activities between social activity and social entrepreneurship (IST
    trainer)

2nd Module - KIIT Bhubaneswar

Program Topics: The Social Environment and Taking Advantage of Opportunities

Methods: Experiential workshops in creativity, problem solving and design thinking methodology in practice, case study, guest lectures, site visits

 

Content:

  • Types of entrepreneurship (out of opportunity and out of necessity; business, technological and social, effectuation entrepreneurship, etc.) (IST trainer)
  • Social values and responsibility as drivers of social innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Understanding the nature of the creative process
  • Creativity and out-of-the-box-thinking- processes related to innovation, ideation, inspiration
  • Evaluation of ideas and decision making
  • Design Thinking
  • Outreach, story telling and visualisation techniques
  • Understanding the own discipline, multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary communication and cooperation
  • Defining problems
  • Finding solutions (after proper definition of problems)
  • Co-creation of novel ideas through scenario games (stakeholder negotiation)
  • Behavior change and social innovation
  • Creating a stimulating environment, nurturing talent and leadership skills
  • Spectrum of activities between social activity and social entrepreneurship (IST trainer)

3rd Module - IST Lisbon

Program Topics: From an Idea to a Project - Principals for Developing a Social Enterprise & Evaluation of Social output

Content:

  • Market analysis including strategy and marketing tools
  • Financial analysis and fund raising methods (DNA Trainer)
  • Innovation management
  • Leadership and stakeholder communications
  • Developing connections with governmental, business and third sector organizations
  • Working with social investors and social “angels” (DNA Trainer)
  • Introduction to the evaluation of social programs (VERN trainer)
  • Social values and ways of measurement (VERN Trainer)