Be a change maker and transform your business ideas into reality.
Innovation and entrepreneurship are now the key driving forces for economic growth. The Diploma in Social Enterprise Management (DSEM) empowers you to be at the forefront of social innovation to make a real and valuable difference in communities worldwide.
Our cross-disciplinary programme will provide you with essential skills in business management, social innovation and the social sciences. You will learn how to interact and engage with people to bring change to life. You will also be empowered to initiate your own businesses and unique programmes, sparking innovative solutions to positively impact the communities we live in.
Social change is important all over the world. Our exciting overseas service learning and study trips will let you experience the power of social enterprise for yourself. In addition, you can gain essential industry knowledge through projects and internships with organisations such as World Vision, Barclays, Marina Bay Sands, NTUC Social Enterprises, and Eighteen Chefs.
Experience our uniquely designed programmes which will inspire you to impact society through social innovation!
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DSEM graduates can embark on exciting careers in a wide range of fields. You can look forward to taking up roles such as:
COMMERCIAL / SOCIAL ENTERPISE SECTOR
With a Diploma in Social Enterprise Management, you will be rewarded with further education opportunities in the Business and Social Science faculties both locally and overseas. Some of such institutions include:
• National University of Singapore • Nanyang Technological University • Singapore Management University • Australian National University • Monash University • University of Queensland • University of Adelaide • Swinburne University of Technology
For more information about university pathways, visit RP's Further Studies.
To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
Want to find out more about the school that offers this diploma? Then drop by the School of Management and Communication's* homepage now!
*Note: A merger of the Centre for Culture and Communication, and the Centre for Innovation and Enterprise from 1 October 2012.
The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
B102 Organisational Behaviour
C111 New Media Communications
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
G905 Life Skills
B103 Understanding the Society
B104 Contemporary Social Issues
B106 Understanding Social Enterprises
B205 Business Law
B209 Management Accounting
B215 Financial Accounting
B228 Fundamentals of Social Research Methods
B229 Volunteer Management
B329 Brand Management for Social Enterprises
B330 Corporate Governance and Ethics
B331 Social Innovation and Creativity
B332 Financing the Social Enterprise
B333 Social Enterprise Creation
B334 Social Entrepreneurship Practicum
B931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 2 modules from the list below:
B217 Sales Management
B227 Consumer Behaviour
B310 Public Relations and Media
H207 Project Management and Scheduling
S201 Health and Wellness
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of freely-chosen modules offered by the Schools in RP.
For a full listing of entry requirements, please click here.
To graduate with a Diploma in Social Enterprise Management, you must complete a total of 124 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.
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