Master in Social Innovation for Sustainable Development (ed. 2020-2021)

Master in Social Innovation for Sustainable Development (ed. 2020-2021)
Future of work

Master in Social Innovation for Sustainable Development (ed. 2020-2021)

26 October 2020–29 October 2021
The course is available in English

To be truly sustainable, today’s development projects must be designed with future generations in mind. Learn how to create forward-thinking projects that connect stakeholders, stimulate innovation, and make progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals in this popular new Master’s course.

Key features
Modern methods

Learn by doing, through case studies, workshops, and group exercises

Inspiring discussions

Exchange ideas with international students and faculty

High-level resources

Engage with experts from the ILO and other international organizations

Who attends this course?
  • Practitioners and policy makers in the social business sector
  • Young social innovators and entrepreneurs
  • Junior academics
What are the topics?

The course prepares students to become leaders in sustainable social innovation endeavors.

  • Innovation for sustainable development
  • Leadership, collective intelligence, and creativity
  • Social business, finance, and impact evaluation
What will I learn?

Students adopt a human-centered approach to digital transformation and its effect on the future of work.

  • All about the ecosystem of social innovation, including its structure and key stakeholders
  • How to utilize design thinking methods to move from ideas to the social business model
  • The importance of decision-making processes in social innovation
What will I be able to do?

This intensive, year-long course focuses on social development policies and principles of the future.

  • Design responsive solutions to societal challenges that fit the 2030 Agenda framework
  • Foster collaboration, through partnerships and networks, that spark public action
  • Analyze the social impact of innovative sustainable development projects
Why should I enroll?

The course merges theoretical and practical learning methodologies that are designed to engage and motivate students. 

  • This course draws from the ITCILO’s training portfolio, the ILO’s research, and the Università di Torino’s academic expertise.
  • Students interact with their environment through a hands-on learning approach, which includes case studies, workshops, and group exercises.
  • Each student develops a unique final project, in the form of a workable thesis.
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