Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
If you want a career that enables you to create positive change, then this is the conference for you! Meet hiring organisations and have the chance to learn about different social impact pathways to meet your skillset.
08:30 to 17:30, 22 Feb 2017 Location: Saïd Business School - Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HP
Join the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and the MBA Recruitment Team at Saïd Business School for this information session about the Skoll Scholarship and the Oxford MBA Programme. Breakfast will be served, and Skoll Scholars will be present to share their experience.
08:30 to 09:30, 5 Apr 2017 Location: The Oxford Launchpad
This lunch discussion will explore some of the common pitfalls of innovation and intrapreneurship with a particular focus on building support and community for your idea. We’ll look at specific approaches, tools and frames that have helped intrapreneurs to navigate the complex realities of their organisations to get amazing stuff done.
12:15 to 13:30, 24 Jan 2017 Location: Rhodes Trust Lecture Theatre
There are more people displaced that at any time since the Second World War. State fragility, conflict, and climate change create a growing refugee challenge. Old institutions are no longer fit for purpose, and a rethink is urgently needed.
17:00 to 18:30, 29 Nov 2016 Location: Nelson Mandela Lecture
Tackling global challenges starts with understanding a problem and its wider context, rather than jumping straight into an idea for a quick fix. The Global Challenge asks participants to map the landscape of a social or environmental issue, and present their findings to the world. Come along to this information session to find out more!
12:15 to 13:30, 22 Nov 2016 Location: Lecture Theatre 04
The Research for Action Network is an inter-disciplinary, university-wide network that will connect, equip, and support DPhils and early career researchers who want to use their expertise to help tackle critical global challenges. Come along to the launch party to find out more and meet other impact-focused academics with the University of Oxford.
17:30 to 19:30, 21 Nov 2016 Location: Clore Lecture Theatre, West Wing
Join the Skoll Centre for a 2-hour taster session on their popular Leading for Impact programme. Leading for Impact is an opportunity for University of Oxford graduate students, who are committed to social impact, to be more effective leaders, and do significant entrepreneurial work. Come along to see if it's for you!
17:30 to 19:45, 15 Nov 2016 Location: Saïd Business School - Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HP
Emerge is all about the big ideas, the key players and trends within the rapidly evolving movement of social impact. Come and be inspired to challenge the status quo and share ideas for a more socially and environmentally responsible world.
08:45, 12 Nov 2016 to 19:00, 13 Nov 2016Location: Saïd Business School - Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HP
Jeremy Nicholls is the chief executive of Social Value UK and Social Value International, which are membership organisation for individuals, organisations and companies supporting principles and standards in accounting for social and environmental value. Join us for an intimate discussion with Jeremy on 'Measuring Social Value'.
Led by an influencer in this field, the session will focus on highlighting recent innovations and trends in social finance policy and practice. Aunnie will draw from her experience in the UK, US and South Africa to give an overview of the organisations, vehicles and mechanisms which make up this rapidly developing field
17:15 to 18:30, 13 Oct 2016 Location: Seminar Room A, Saïd Business School, Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HP
Thinking of applying to the Oxford MBA 2017-18 cohort? Want to know if the Skoll Scholarship is right for you? Join the Skoll Scholarship informational webinar on 12 August 12:00BST.
12:00 to 13:00, 12 Aug 2016 Location: Webinar
Join the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship for an interactive day looking at different paths into social impact careers. This is an opportunity for you to explore careers with a positive impact and learn from some recent graduates who can share their career stories as well as some of the top movers and shakers in the sector!
08:45 to 19:00, 24 Feb 2016 Location: Saïd Business School