Researching, Educating, Convening & Catalysing

For Social and Economic Change

Welcome

We are the first academic centre in Africa dedicated to advancing social innovation and entrepreneurship. It was established as a specialised centre at the UCT Graduate School of Business in late 2011, in partnership with the Bertha Foundation, that works with inspiring leaders who are catalysts for social and economic change, and human rights.


Researching, Educating, Convening & Catalysing is the core of what we do

Researching
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Educating
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Convening
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Catalysing
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Social innovation is the springboard to creating change

The Centre’s mission is to pursue social impact towards social justice in Africa, through educating, researching, convening and catalysing with a systems lens on social innovation. In collaboration with the GSB, the Centre has integrated social innovation into the business school curriculum, established a wide community of practitioners and awarded over R6-million in scholarships to students from across Africa.


CoursesUpcoming Courses

Systems Change and Social Impact...
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Managing Power Sector Reform and Reg...
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Negotiation Skills for Managers_Joha...
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Finance for Non-financial Managers...
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EventsUpcoming Events and Newsworthy Happenings

Build Peace Conference 2020...
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Rethinking Finance - recap 'Altesh B...
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GSG Impact Summit 2020...
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Knowledge for Impact Series_Part 3...
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CatalysingOther Significant Work

Groote Schuur New Innovations...
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Health Systems Entrepreneurship Init...
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Convergence Learning Partnership...
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Amaqhawe Learning Collective...
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ResearchTap Into Our Useful Resources

Impact Measurement Management - Maki...
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THe South Africa SDG INvestor Map re...
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The African Investing for Impact Bar...
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Smart Capital For Small Businesses -...
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