Social Venture Research Institute (SVRI) Fellowship 2019

Create greater peace and
prosperity in local, regional, national and global
economies via Social Entrepreneurship education.


Our goal is to enable SVRI Certified Members to be empowered, supported and best prepared to educate and inspire the next generation of Social Entrepreneurs


SVRI is at the cutting edge of Social Entrepreneurship in classroom action, research and thought leadership! Join a new collaborative community of thinkers and doers seeking to scale 4P Social Entrepreneurship


Access to GCSEN resources which include a Business Formulation Toolkit, Social Entrepreneurship 101/102/103 online courses, and GCSEN Posters


Share your experience with one on one coaching sessions for participants of the 2019 Social Venture Boot Camp

SVRI Details


Wheaton College
26 E. Main St.
Norton, MA 02766


48 Hours


January 16 – 18, 2019


$3,000 (incl. certification, meals and board) GCSEN Fellowships/Sponsorships available.

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Learn how to bring transformational learning to your class!

What people say?

GCSEN has been with us every step of the way. It's been an incredible partnership to grow together in this innovative arena. Social Entrepreneurship is about the power of linking shared visions and shared missions, making exponential social impacts. GCSEN, led by Mike Caslin, has been an important partner for Wheaton College and for me, and I thank him for that.
Dennis Hanno
Wheaton College, President
Mike Caslin is a true pathfinder in entrepreneurship for young people in America. He is one of the truly great social entrepreneurs of our time.
Dr. Jeffry Timmons
Babson College, Professor

SVRI Certification Faculty

Michael Caslin

A respected entrepreneur, educator and Social Entrepreneurship thought leader who has worked with Babson College, Investor’s Circle, SJF Institute, STRIVE, and CUNY-Baruch College-Zicklin Business School and the Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators. He has been a featured lecturer at Harvard University, Duke University, Bangkok University, Columbia University, Darmouth, NYU, and Stanford Graduate Schools of Business and University of Hong Kong and Prague. Mike also graduated from Babson College’s Fast Track MBA Program, ranked top 10 globally!

CJ Meenan

C.J. Meenan is an entrepreneur and educator with over 30 years’ experience teaching entrepreneurship and starting small businesses.  He holds an MBA from Babson College and is a leader in entrepreneurial education who specializes in curriculum design for individuals as well as groups. He has designed entrepreneurship programs at all levels from elementary to adult learners. C.J. is certified in Driving Economic Growth Through Entrepreneurship Ecosystems through Babson Executive Education & is a certified internal corporate coach.

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Application Deadline: Friday, December 21, 2018

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