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Social entrepreneurship school to open in Penza

10:41 | 27.10.2014 | Society

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Penza, 27 October 2014. PenzaNews. The project of the “Social entrepreneurship school” (SES) will be presented in the Penza Youth Center this Thursday, October 30.

Social entrepreneurship school to open in Penza

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As Darya Fomina, the Academia intellect park project coordinator, told PenzaNews agency, the new school project will be presented by business coaches and entrepreneurs Igor Zaidman and Victor Osipov.

“Such schools have been operating in 19 regions of Russia for more than 3 years. Over 70% of graduates are currently engaged in social business,” the agency interlocutor pointed out.

She explained that only a small part of education process in the social entrepreneurship school will be comprised of lectures and indoor classes.

“The main task for the students is to create specific business projects and bringing them up to investment stage. The mentors and consultants who are themselves experience businessmen and experts on the subject will assist them in their labor, from creating an idea to achieving the success,” Darya Fomina said.

According to her, the SES courses will span over 6 months.

“The Penza Social entrepreneurship school will open its doors on November 15. The project was formed by the Penza region social innovations center led by Marina Tarasova,” she added. 

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