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G.D. in Social Organization Development

Élisabeth-Bruyère School of Social Innovation

  • INS5102 - Self-Management and Workplace Democracy

    Analysis of the main challenges in the democratic organization of work; study of issues arising in the development and consolidation of self-managed organizations.

  • INS5103 - Collective Action Strategies and Discourses

    Study of mobilization and communication techniques in the context of social change and collective action, from strategic planning to tactical execution in the field.

  • INS5104 - Technology in Social Innovation

    Study of the effects of technology on social organizations and of ways of integrating digital technologies into the strategies of social transformation.

  • INS5105 - Organizational Consolidation and Transformation

    Study of the coordination methods and direction in the context of established and functional social organizations. Transformation and growth of social organizations from the inside.

  • INS5106 - Public Institutions, Funding and Partnerships

    Best practices for establishing partnerships with the public sector, private donors and social groups to promote organizational development. Financial strategies, philanthropy and solidarity financing.

  • INS5107 - Social Innovation and Management

    In-depth study of management approaches and tools of social organizations: strategic planning, management and advanced accounting.

  • INS5108 - Selected Topics in Democratic Management

    In-depth study of selected topics and contemporary issues in democratic management of organizations.

  • INS5109 - Selected Topics in Social Action

    In-depth study of selected topics and contemporary issues in collective action and social movements.

  • INS5111 - Internship

    Internship in a social organization or developing an action research in partnership with a social organization (collaboration agreement, project development and identification of research aims and process, conducting the action research, results presentation and reflective analysis). Graded S/NS.
    Prerequisite: INS5101.

  • INS6101 - Advanced Practical Seminar: Diagnosis and Recommendation

    Study of a specific issue within a social organization and writing of a report making a diagnosis and proposing recommendations.
    Prerequisite: To register for this course, the student must complete the compulsory course and all the optional courses of the program.

  • INS6102 - Incubation of a Project in Social Innovation

    Design and implementation of the first stages of an innovative project.
    Prerequisite: To register for this course, the student must complete the compulsory course and all the optional courses of the program.