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Playing with the big boys: decision time for social enterprise

Rapid growth over the past decade in the UK’s "not for private profit" sector has generated great excitement at its potential. But do firms have the depth to show results that match the hype? The prize is within tantalising reach:…

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Minister for Civil Society joins cohorts for first day of new social venture programme

Outstanding entrepreneurs with ambitions to set up or grow an existing business dedicated to making a positive social impact have attended their first day of training on the new Cambridge Social Ventures programme. The programme aims to boost the growth…

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New Cambridge Judge Business School centre seeks Honorary Fellows

Are you are a social innovator with a strong track record and want to support the next generations of social innovation? Cambridge Judge Business School is launching a Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) later this year and is seeking to…

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Charities: the pay debate

Some leaders in the third sector are being paid more than their counterparts in the private sector. Is this an appropriate recognition of the challenge or does it 'bring the sector into disrepute'? What do you think of when you…

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The challenges for social enterprise

Neil Stott, Chief Executive of the Keystone Development Trust, talks about the challenges of retaining social and financial returns on investment in wealth creation projects within the community. The Trust was named by the Cabinet Office (March 2014) as one…

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MBA Gopal Rao wins Twitter competition to meet Foreign Secretary William Hague

Gopal Rao, a current MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School, met William Hague, UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, last week where they discussed preventing sexual violence in conflicts. The meeting took place because Gopal won a…

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Neil Stott joins Cambridge Judge Business School to teach social innovation

The Chief Executive of successful charity and social enterprise, Keystone, has been appointed to a post as Senior Teaching Faculty in Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School. Neil Stott, who founded Keystone Development Trust to work primarily with socially…

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Social innovation tour cultivates ideas for Cambridge MBA students

Trek to a social innovation future In February this year the Cambridge MBA Social Innovation Student Interest Group (SIG) embarked on a unique career trek to five social impact organisations in the capital: Acumen, Pearson Affordable Learning Fund, Big Society…

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Isaac Holeman attracts second Forbes listing

A social innovation that uses technology to improve healthcare has netted a Cambridge Judge Business School student a second listing in the prestigious Forbes rankings PhD student Isaac Holeman has been named one of the top 30 social entrepreneurs under…

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First class business education on a third sector salary: how to get an MBA when you can’t really afford one

How do you equip managers with cutting-edge management skills when the traditional routes of MBAs and Executive MBAs are beyond the pocket of the majority of voluntary sector organisations and their employees? It's an issue that plagues many a third…

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