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What does it mean to be a social innovator?

Started Aug 23, 2013 0 Replies

What does it mean to be a social innovator? I think that someone who throws funky wild parties should qualify. But alas, the Centre’s new diploma does not focus on developing the skills to host…Continue

Eat, make positive impact, do work you love

Started Aug 2, 2013 0 Replies

 You want to do work that you love, make a positive impact, and do more than just pay the bills.  You realize that yesterday’s skills need refreshing in tomorrow’s world. You see yourself as an…Continue

Tags: Social, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Degree, Diploma

A Pathway to Happiness

Started Jul 10, 2013 0 Replies

 A Pathway to Happiness What makes you happy?Psychologist Dr. Martin Seligman, widely viewed as the 'father of positive psychology', asserts that human flourishing is about five things: experiencing…Continue

Tags: Executive, Education, social, entrepreneurship, for

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Change - Online course

Started May 27, 2013 0 Replies

The UPEACE Centre for Executive Education is offering its renowned 6-week online course: ‘Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social…Continue

Tags: Webinar, Education, online, Costa, Rica

 

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fanny tittel liked Alonso Munoz's discussion A Pathway to Happiness
Aug 31, 2013
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What does it mean to be a social innovator?

What does it mean to be a social innovator? I think that someone who throws funky wild parties should qualify. But alas, the Centre’s new diploma does not focus on developing the skills to host unconventional parties. The Centre’s new Global Diploma in Social Innovation is in fact our attempt to answer the question, “What knowledge, skills and values will be important to be successful in the fast-changing world we live in?” Thomas Friedman, political columnist for the New York Times and author…See More
Aug 23, 2013
Craig Zelizer liked Alonso Munoz's discussion Eat, make positive impact, do work you love
Aug 2, 2013
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Eat, make positive impact, do work you love

 You want to do work that you love, make a positive impact, and do more than just pay the bills.  You realize that yesterday’s skills need refreshing in tomorrow’s world. You see yourself as an actor, not a spectator in this fast-changing world. You must be a social innovator. Social innovators want to nurture those skills that cannot be outsourced, that are intrinsically human, and which are essential in the Conceptual Age that we live in. They embody the core values espoused by the United…See More
Aug 2, 2013
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A Pathway to Happiness

 A Pathway to Happiness What makes you happy?Psychologist Dr. Martin Seligman, widely viewed as the 'father of positive psychology', asserts that human flourishing is about five things: experiencing positive emotions, being engaged with what you do, having strong social connections, feeling that your life has meaning beyond yourself, and having a sense of personal achievement.In the last decade of working in the field of social entrepreneurship, I've realized that starting a purpose-driven…See More
Jul 10, 2013
Craig Zelizer liked Alonso Munoz's discussion Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Change - Online course
May 27, 2013
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Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Change - Online course

The UPEACE Centre for Executive Education is offering its renowned 6-week online course: ‘Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Change’ starting on May 31, 2013.This will be the 10th time the Centre will offer this innovative online course, having now served hundreds of socially motivated entrepreneurs eager to learn more about this exciting field that creates new kinds of organizations combining a social mission with a business…See More
May 27, 2013
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New Diploma in Social Innovation.

    Call for Applications: ‘Diploma in Social Innovation’  A Diploma offered by the United Nations mandated University for Peace’s Centre for Executive Education  Take 5 engaging online courses within a period of 18-months and get your diploma! Apply here now!…See More
Apr 17, 2013
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Apr 5, 2013
ANTHONY ADENIRANYE ADENIYI liked Alonso Munoz's discussion Free webinar 'Virtual Smarts: Exploring Dimensions of Intelligence'
Apr 5, 2013
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Free webinar 'Virtual Smarts: Exploring Dimensions of Intelligence'

Webinar:Virtual Smarts: Exploring Dimensions of IntelligenceUnderstanding Emotional Intelligence in a Virtual World Date: 45-min webinar to be held on Wednesday, April10, 2013    Time:18:00 in Costa Rica (6:00 pm)20:00 in New York (EST USA) (8:00 pm)1:00 in London (Thursday, April11th)8:00 am in Singapore (Thursday, April11th)10:00 am in Sidney (Thursday, April11th)  To Attend:  Enrollments will only be accepted In pairs, so invite a friend, college or family member and send us an e-mail with…See More
Apr 5, 2013
fanny tittel liked Alonso Munoz's discussion Who is a Social Innovator?
Feb 27, 2013
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Feb 26, 2013
Alonso Munoz posted a discussion

Who is a Social Innovator?

 Watch this 19-min presentation: Who is a Social Innovator? , where Mohit Mukherjee, Social Entrepreneur and Director of the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education, answers the question in a friendly and comprehensive way, giving real examples and guiding the viewers through the most important features. Enjoy!   Comments? Contact us at: centre@upeace.orgMore information:…See More
Feb 26, 2013

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Alonso Muñoz is the Program Manager of the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education. Prior to his work at the Centre, Alonso worked with the private sector for two years. However, he has spent most of his free time volunteering for CISV, a nonprofit organization founded on the aim of achieving peace through cross-cultural understanding and friendship. There, he played a varied number of roles on national and international levels, including spending several months in Germany and Japan directing summer camps. Besides CISV, Alonso was president of the Engineering Faculty of the Universidad de Costa Rica, same school where he graduated as an electrical engineer. He loves travelling and multi-national environments and he's a backpacker at heart!
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Program Manager of the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education
How many years professional experience do you have ?
6-10
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http://www.centre.upeace.org
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Spanish
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Business, Development, Education, Environment, Facilitation

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