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SBE Gathers HEIs in Southern Philippines for Social Entrepreneurship

CG Anzano
May 15

SBE gathers Administrators and Faculty representatives from Business School of 14 Universities in Southern Philippines for a seminar workshop on Enhancing Competencies of Business Educators in Instruction and Research in Social Entrepreneurship from May 6 to 7, 2019 at USC Downtown Campus. The seminar’s objectives were to capacitate business educators in Southern Philippines in teaching social entrepreneurship, serving as faculty mentors of budding social enterprises through the business incubator program, undertaking action research and submitting research output for publication. The focus on social entrepreneurship is in recognition of its role in mitigating social problems and thus creating economic and social value. Participating Universities were: Divine Word College of Legaspi, Carmellite College of Siquijor, Cebu Institute of Technology University, Cebu Technological University Tuburan Campus, Eastern Visayas State University, Mary Our Help Technical Institute for Women, Mater Dei College, Negros Oriental State University, Saint Joseph College in Southern Leyte, Silliman University, Universidad de Zamboanga, University of San Jose Recolletos and University of the Visayas.

This endeavor is in keeping with the role of the BS Entrepreneurship Program of the Department of Business Administration of USC as a Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship given by the Commission on Higher Education. Also present during the activity was Jeff Pilisuk, Programs Manager of Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship of Santa Clara University, SBE’s academic partner in advocating Social Entrepreneurship in the country.

By: Cora G. Anzano, PhD, SBE CSE Academic Program Manager