Change Sparks: Social Enterprise Incubation Program

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Program Description

Change Sparks is a business mentoring program that will teach you how to channel your entrepreneurial energy to help communities, and in a larger scale, the Philippine society. You will learn how to make your business a tool for social empowerment.

Program Courses

Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
This would provide an overview of the description of social entrepreneurship in terms of the identity of the entrepreneur, development situations and best practices.

Social Business Development
This would train the participants in coming up with a business model that respond to development challenges.

Social Marketing
This would enable the participants to develop their social messages or brands given the advocacy that they have in the form of social enterprise products or services.

Social Enterprise Operations
This would introduce to the participants the development and the implementation of the social value chain in maximizing social impact through the enterprise.

Development Partnerships and Mobilization
This would develop a framework of engagement given the multi-stakeholder and resource building activities the social entrepreneur will have in his/her work in development.

Organizational Development
This would provide the participants both the ends and the means to conduct capacity building and mentoring to the multi-stakeholders of the social enterprise.

Social Impact Assessment and Evaluation
This would enable the participants to measure their outcomes in the process of attaining their triple bottom line through the enterprise.

Target Students
The program is open to development professionals who seek to improve the sustainability of their respective programs through business, to corporate professionals who plan to integrate social impact in their work, and to the general public who looks forward to learn how to develop a social enterprise.

Course Expectation
With the creation of the Change Sparks Social Entrepreneurship program, the ONE School aims to:

Develop students and young professionals in various sectors who would use social entrepreneurship as a tool in developing their enterprises and sustainable project initiatives.

Foster the culture of creativity and innovation amongst the faculty and students in developing social solutions through the integration of the design thinking concept and incubation

Enable partnerships with civil society and community-based sectors in the development of social enterprises

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ONE School Profiles of Change Sparks Instructors

Kevin Martin dela Cruz has been working in the development sector for four (4) years assuming various roles as a social entrepreneur, government consultant for livelihood and education, and a program development manager. He started working as a program consultant for the Asian Institute of Management Center for Bridging Leadership and the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines.



Kevin has been a well-sought resource speaker and trainer by various youth and sectoral groups and organizations around the Philippines. To date, He has already given talks and workshops for over fifty (60) offices and organizations, which include the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Jesuit Volunteers Philippines, Team Energy Foundation Incorporated, Affiliated Network for Social Accountability – East Asia Pacific (ANSA-EAP), Far Eastern University, University of the Philippines – Diliman, and The Asia Foundation discussing topics ranging from youth leadership to social entrepreneurship development. He has already presented his experiences related to his diverse social innovation engagements in the Global Social Innovation Forum in Singapore and the Philippine Good Governance Summit.

He is also the founder of Ronda Palengke Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to provide technical and business support to urban and rural community-based enterprises and cooperatives. For this initiative, Kevin has successfully partnered with the Sikap Buhay Foundation based in the City of Quezon, and the Institute of Social Enterprise Development for the Community Enterprise Program to bridge community-based enterprises to possible market opportunities and enterprise partners. To strengthen the social enterprise model for this foundation, he is concurrently doing research consultancy works for the Center of Asian Mission for the Poor in their cooperative development project and for ANSA-EAP in their program sustainability project for the CheckMySchool Program.

Marikris Dickson de Guzman has been working in the public sector for more than six years as a research associate, legislative officer, and project coordinator for various government organizations such as Local Government Unit and National Government Agencies. She started as a research associate at the University of the Philippines-Information, Publication, Public Affairs Office and served as Legislative Officer at the Quezon City Local Government. She has also worked with the Department of Social Welfare and Development-National Household Targeting Office and National Youth Commission-Committee on Environment as a Project Coordinator.

Marikris has been active in student leadership and advocacy work focusing on Disaster Risk Reduction and Good Governance advocacy. She has given talks and conducted workshops within the country on leadership, project development and management, and advocacy strategies to student and civil society organizations. As an advocate, De Guzman has also been invited in international fora and conferences to discuss topics such as Good Governance during the ASEAN Youth Forum in Malaysia in 2014 and the 2014 GreeNation Youth Dialogue in Indonesia and disaster risk reduction advocacy during the 7th World Water Forum in South Korea and the 2nd Asia-Pacific Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation in Malaysia.

She is also the co-founder of the Good Governance Initiative, a Student Fellowship Program initially launched at the University of the Philippines-National College of Public Administration and Governance with the aim to train student leaders to be good governance advocates through emphasizing youth participation in governance through training activities and community immersion to help formulate innovative social development ideas. Currently, she is convening the ASEAN Young Public Servants to conduct educational trainings, campaign advocacies, and youth leadership development in the ASEAN region.

Dr. Elmer Soriano has over 15 years of experience in public health and development management. He was actively involved in a governance innovations program in the Philippines. He has written a number of papers on health governance and has published works under the ILO, GTZ, WHO, and World Bank. He holds an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Masters in Development Management from the Asian Institute of Management, and a doctor of medicine degree from the Philippines.

 

Speak Up

Interested in developing your kids’ self-esteem and personal confidence? Enroll them in Speak Up!

From Toastmasters International website:
“Children learn hard skills like math and science in school, but speech training teachers them important soft skills
such as leadership, creativity, persuasiveness and organization.”

“The sooner you teach children about public speaking, the better.. if you catch kids before they have that fear of
speaking in front of people, they’ll probably miss that hurdle altogether and go on to be great communicators and leaders.”

Teachers:

Peejay Garcia, former Philippines National Oratorial Champion and Asian debate champion, coach of the Korean national debate team and founder of the prestigious Paragon Academy (for debate and communication) in Seoul, and

Kimi Lu, who has a Masters in Early Childhood Education from the University of Asia and the Pacific, trained in San Diego to be a Certified Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner and in The Story Studio in New York to be a StoryTeller and is currently a human resources professional and life coach.

5-12 years old
Schedule and Rates:
Jan 14 – Mar 17, 2016
Thursdays 4:30-5:30 p.m. P 8,000 for 10 sessions

Location: 55 Paseo de Roxas, Makati City
Contact Tracey at 09178505547 to inquire & reserve

BizKids

You want your kids to learn about entrepreneurship? Enroll them now in BizKids!

BIZKIDS is an innovative learning program that uses an award winning curriculum created by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Missouri called All Terrain Brain (ATB) an exciting multimedia project designed to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit in young people and encourage them to live their dreams.

ATB help kids develop the critical and creative thinking skills through innovative, engaging activities, a rich online experience, and lively music driven video messages. ATB inspires kids to discover their passions, think creatively and independently take responsibility, embrace change, persevere, be effective problem solvers, and much more!*

Teachers:

Lex Ledesma, founder of the One School (a CHED accredited college for BS Entrepreneurship) who completed his Masters in Stanford University, took a teaching Entrepreneurship course at Georgetown University done by the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), is currently taking his PhD in Psychology at UP, and

Armie Gonzales, who is currently completing her MA in Learning & Teaching from De La Salle University, was formerly a Montessori teacher and is currently a homeschool teacher

7-12 years old
Schedule and Rates:
Jan 15 – March 18, 2016
Fridays 4:30 – 5:30 pm

P8,000 for 10 sessions

Location: 55 Paseo de Roxas, Makati City
Contact Tracey at 09178505547 to inquire and reserve

*quoted from allterrainbrain.org

ONE Leaders Forum presents: Dr. Alejandrino J. Ferreria

Speaker: Dr. Alejandrino J. Ferreria
Venue: 55 Paseo de Roxas, Urdaneta Village, Makati City
Date: November 11, 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 11am – 1pm

The ONE School is committed to promoting and developing entrepreneurial awareness, skills, and mindset, the LEADERS FORUM is an expression of this commitment.

ONE Leaders Forum is a venue for prominent entrepreneurs and industry leaders to share their stories of challenge and success to young entrepreneurs, to promote entrepreneurial awareness and to inspire.

Dr. Alejandrino J. Ferreria, or Prof. Andy as called by many is an acknowledged guru on entrepreneurship. His involvement with small and medium scale enterprises, as an owner-manager, a professional manager, and as a consultant, provided him a wealth of experience in writing the book, Entrepreneur’s Helpline.

Prof. Andy has been in the academic scene for more than thirty years. He served the following educational institutions: Ateneo de Manila Graduate School of Business, University of the Philippines Graduate School of Business; Asian Institute of Management and Western Business School.

Prof. Andy completed his BS Degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and took his Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines. He started his doctoral studies at the University of the Philippines and completed his academic and research work from the National University where he obtained his Doctorate in Education Management.

Currently, he sits as a board member to more than fifteen companies and teaches at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

Note:
Free admission but limited seats only. Please call 0927 749 5897 or 817 4391 to officially reserve your seat. Our office is open from 8am – 5pm

RaketOne: “Personal Development” with Doreen Cooper

Doreen helps her clients communicate for success. Prior to being a freelancer, she worked at the world’s top management consulting firm as a trainer for the Asia Pacific region. She is highly praised as having created awareness, made clients more confident, and encouraged community in the work environment.

Learning Outcomes:
-Understanding Personal Branding
-Creating Personal Mission Statement
-Refining Personal Style
-Building Trust
-Structuring Communications

Learning Fee:
Php 1500
Early Bird rate: P1250
Group Booking (min of 3): P1250 each

Register and buy tickets at:

For Bank Deposit:
https://raket.ph/events/cross-discipline/544-personal-development-101-with-doreen-cooper.html

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RaketOne: “How to Pitch Your Startup” with Artie Lopez

Artie has 10 years working experience in Web and Mobile Startups from Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Singapore. He is a graduate and Mentor of Silicon-Valley based Founder Institute – Manila. He is also Professional Startup Coach.

Workshop Coverage:
– Learn how to pitch your startup to any audience, the right way!
– What’s the difference of a good and a bad pitch?
– Build a great pitch deck in 10 slides.
– Find out how to stand out in a pitch competition.

Learning Fee:
Php 1500 for 2 sessions (Oct 17 and Oct 24) 9 AM-12 PM

No Walk-ins, Limited Slots Only

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For any questions or inquiries, just send an email to support@raket.ph

RaketONE: “Blogging 101” with Ginger Arboleda


Ginger is the General Manager of ManilaWorskhops.com, a lifestyle events management company that focuses on helping individuals achieve their personal and entrepreneurial dreams. She is also the blogger behind ManilaReviews.com and ManilaFitness.com since 2008 and MommyGinger.com, build in 2013, where she discusses being a woman entrepreneur (a mompreneur in particular). She’s a brand endorser for several brands and a cofounder of several tech startup companies.

Workshop Coverage
– Blogging Objective
– Knowing yourself and your personal brand
– Market and Content
– Understanding Influence
– Marketing your Blog in Today’s World

Learning Fee:
Php 1500, 9 AM-3 PM

No Walk-ins, Limited Slots Only

Bank Deposit:
https://raket.ph/events/writing-linguistics/543-blogging-101.html

Credit Card/Paypal
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blogging-101-tickets-18822103418

For any questions or inquiries, just send an email to support@raket.ph

ONE Leaders Forum: Beyond Inspiration, Play it Forward with Richard “D-cal” Dacalos

ONE Leaders Forum

Speaker: Richard “D-cal” Dacalos
Venue: 55 Paseo de Roxas, Urdaneta Village, Makati City
Date: October 7, 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 11am – 1pm

The ONE School is committed to promoting and developing entrepreneurial awareness, skills, and mindset, the LEADERS FORUM is an expression of this commitment.

ONE Leaders Forum is a venue for prominent entrepreneurs and industry leaders to share their stories of challenge and success to young entrepreneurs, to promote entrepreneurial awareness and to inspire.

Richard “D-cal” Dacalos. He is the founder of Social Play and Innovation Network (SPIN), a company that brings professionals from different disciplines together to solve social problems through entrepreneurship. Reinforcing the mission/vision of SPIN, he organizes The Collaborative Series, Southeast Asia’s First Collaborative Festival. Richard is also the creator/ co-founder of Upstart: The Boardgame and the head of entrepreneurship committee of World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers-Manila.

Note:
Free admission but limited seats only. Please call 0927 749 5897 or 817 4391 to officially reserve your seat. Our office is open from 8am – 5pm

RaketOne: “Valuation and Competitive Analysis” with Wawi Tago

Wawi Tago started his career in 2009 focusing on the field of Financial instruments (Stocks, Fixed income etc). He recently took the CFA Level 3 examination. He used to work as a consultant providing advisory services to various firms on areas such as stock valuation, fixed income and derivatives before working with an international bank.

Learning Fee:
Php 1500 for 2 sessions (Sep 12 & 19) 12-3 PM

No Walk-ins, Limited Slots Only

Register and buy tickets at
Bank Deposit
http://raket.ph/events/business-finance-legal/62-stocks-company-competitive-analysis-by-wawi-tago.html

For any questions or inquiries, just send an email to support@raket.ph

RaketOne: “Creative Photography” with Alan Landa

Alan is an engineer by trade and a former university teacher. Photography was a hobby that became an obsession for so many years now and counting. His photography is not fixed on rules, it’s dynamic. Constantly tries new ways and experiment with what is available.

Workshop Coverage:
-Review of the Basics
-Using Flash (on camera and off camera)
-Making use of angles
-Using your camera differently
-Multiple exposures
-The Film look
-Whats with white balance
-The Bulb Mode
-Using Filters
-Playing with shutter speed
-Light and Shadows
-Using Picture Control

Learning Fee:
Php 1500 for 2 sessions (Sep 12 & Sep 19) 9:00am-12:00pm

No Walk-ins, Limited Slots Only

Register and buy tickets at

Bank Deposit
http://raket.ph/events/arts-multimedia/60-creative-photography-by-alan-landa.html
Paypal/Credit Card
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creative-photography-by-alan-landa-tickets-18002972375

For any questions or inquiries, just send an email to support@raket.ph

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