Entries by Skoll Centre

Goodbye Michaelmas. Hello Hilary.

What better way to kick off a new term here at the Skoll Centre than to celebrate the highlights of the previous one! A few top highlights of the 2011 Michaelmas Term: Days of Conversation on Social Innovation:  Over half of the MBA class joined us for a vibrant kick off to the year. We gathered […]

Is the “social” needed before the “enterprise”?

With the new academic year kicking off, the debates and discussions are well underway.   Skoll Scholar Daniela Papi (@danielapapi) takes a moment to reflect on one of the more heated conversations we’re having: why the polarization between “entrepreneurship” and “social entrepreneurship”? Reposted with permission from Daniela’s blog. I’m starting my first week of classes at […]

And they’re off! Welcome new students!

It’s been a busy summer here (sorry for the lag on the blogging!) but we’re back in action! It’s the first week of term for the new MBAs and the halls are buzzing. We’re welcoming new students with an exciting opening to social innovation – 2 days of conversations with alumni, faculty, practitioners, and of […]

Don’t be an entrepreneur, build systems

  This past June, TedxOxbridge premiered at SBS.  It was a provacative day of big ideas on how we can rethink business for the 21st century. It featured entrepreneurs, academics, social innovators, designers and behavorial scientists – who were all asking “How can we imagine Business as Unusual?” All videos from the day are now […]

Skollar Catch-Up: Shawn Smith on “the valley of death”

This is the first in a series of posts featuring the current work of Skollar alumni. This post reconnects us with Shawn Smith, generic Skollar and SBS graduate from 2009-2010.  You can follow all his latest thinking on twitter. Life has moved quickly since leaving SBS, and it’s very hard to believe I just completed […]