Beyond Research and Knowledge transfer to society, CREIS also performs Teaching and Training activities. Specifically:
The master's degree in Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation is aimed at emminently proactive people; with the ability to identify problems and propose alternative solutions, overcome difficulties and take decisions in a proactive manner; with the ability to interact, empathise, be supportive and act ethically; curious and non-conformist; open, transformative and at the same time creative.
To be admitted to this master's degree, your previous training should include a bachelor's degree from any of the following areas: Arts and the Humanities, Science, Engineering, Architecture, as well as Social Sciences and Law, and Health Sciences. The programme's academic proposal is fully cross-curricular.
In addition to the knowledge you acquired in your undergraduate training, an essential aspect to bear in mind is your social sensitivity. Issues related to transitioning towards a more sustainable economic model that is more equitable and focused on a common good are fundamental. Democratic and solidary values, a fair creation and distribution of wealth, gender equality and respect for diversity are values students are expected to hold in high standard. At the same time, these values must be implemented through professional practices, combining them with a proactive and transformative vocation in order to acquire sensitivity, knowledge and capacities, and put them to use as best possible in each student's future entrepreneurial skills.
You will gain a broad view of the potential, different facets and limitations of the Social Economy and Solidarity as tools for changing the current models that predominates in socioeconomic development. You will learn about the theoretical framework and practical tools for the construction and consolidation of cooperative projects or organisations in the field of Social Economy and Solidarity and the social fabric.
You will get first-hand knowledge of specific experiences, rooted in our surroundings or beyond them, making the local economy a reality and offering a response to needs, rights and concerns from practices of democracy, equality and sustainability in an economically and organisationally solvent manner.
You will be able to study i detail a n area of Social Economy and Solidarity that is of particular interest to you (from the theoretical aspects of Social Economy and Solidarity to the definition and detailed analysis of a specific initiative) working collaboratively and with tutorial support.
You will complete your training in the area you have chosen (economics, law, engineering, education, etc.) by obtaining a qualification in the area Social Economy and Solidarity, demanded by organisation in that area, public administrations and associations.
The main objective of mEIS is to provide the basic competences, both specific and transversal, for the creation and management of innovative projects, particularly projects with social impact.
The Minor provides the necessary tools to generate creative initiatives as well as the knowledge for the analysis of feasibility an implementation of an entrepreneurial project that fulfils mainly social purposes.