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Applications are now open for the RARE Scaling Social Enterprises in Vietnam program.


15 May 2018

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The Remote and Rural Enterprise (RARE) Program is offering selected undergraduate students from The Business School, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, and Faculty of Science an opportunity to study social enterprise in Vietnam as part of an action research project in the unit IBUS3106 in January 2019. Successful students will be offered a $2,500 scholarship from the New Colombo Mobility Program to support their travel and accommodation in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Interest in the concept of social entrepreneurship has been sparked over the last two decades due to frustration with inefficient, ineffective and failed action of government and philanthropic bodies, as well as the socially destructive behaviour of many businesses. An explicit and central social mission, innovation, creativity and a strong market orientation are the distinguishing features of the social entrepreneurship phenomenon.

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