CSIM – Bengaluru

Started in the year 2007, CSIM, Bangalore is fourth in the lineage of CSIM after Chennai, Mumbai and Hyderabad. CSIM Bangalore was inaugurated in September 2007 by the former Chief Justice of India, Sri M.N.Venkatachaliah.

CSIM Bangalore has established itself as a training institution of repute in the social sector through its short-term, high-impact training program – the Social Entrepreneurship Outlook Program (SEO Program).

The Flagship Program from CSIM Bengaluru

In Bangalore, CSIM offers the Social Entrepreneurship Outlook Programme (SEOP), a four-month part-time course, designed to introduce the principles and criteria of social entrepreneurship to actual and potential social change agents. The course is offered to board members of NGOs, volunteers and professionals from corporate as well as development sectors.

The SEO Program has three primary objectives (1) to provide an overview of the social sector (2) to promote an entrepreneurial approach to social change (3) to impart leadership and management skills required to convert ideas into action and impact. The program consists of interactive classroom sessions and experiential learning through projects. Students also get an opportunity to network with stakeholders in the social enterprise eco-system.

Six batches have been completed. Over 75 participants have benefited from the course.