An intensive program designed to support people with big ideas. The Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy is an 8-month online certification from the University of Pennsylvania for leaders and innovators working to make an impact.
Students in our Executive Program come from all sectors, including non-profits, for-profits, government agencies, and community organizations. Our students are working to grow their social enterprise, bring tested approaches to their initiatives, learn more about the social impact landscape, and expand their network. Plus, for students who want to continue their studies, their Certificate in Social Impact Strategy makes them eligible to complete the Master of Science (MS) in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) in an accelerated format.
The Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy is offered in two formats. Students can choose to apply either the Blended or Online format. Each program offering will be cohort-based and have different certificate requirements. Each program has their own application that can be found using the links provided below.
- The Blended format is online, mostly asynchronous with a synchronous virtual orientation in January and a required in-person 3-day convening at the University of Pennsylvania March 13 – 15th, 2024
- The Online format is online, asynchronous with a synchronous virtual orientation in January, an additional required online social innovation class, and an optional online meet-up in March 2024.
Learn more about our full listing of upcoming programs on our News Page.