Trainings

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  • Day One Trainings

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    • Training:
      Project scrum & management
    • Duration:
      4 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Scrum Master, Mindvalley
  • Project Management

    Project Scrum (or Scrum) is a methodology that allows a team to self-organize and make changes quickly, in accordance with agile principles. The goal of this course is to teach the art of Scrum with the ability to manage projects on how information is exchanged effectively. In this course, participants will learn the importance of how a team as a whole is responsible for outcomes of a project. Participants will learn the fundamental skill-set needed for applying the scrum methodology during social projects.

    • Managing information exchange processes
    • Build knowledge management processes
    • Overcoming obstacles impeding progression
    • Creating consensus between teams and member in regards of milestone
    • Training:
      Ideation & Concept Development
    • Duration:
      2 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Head of Social Venture, MyHarapan
  • Ideation & Concept Development

    Ideation & Concept Development is a process for groups to work creatively and collaboratively to generate creative ideas. In this course, participants will learn the general approach that can be adapted and customized to suit many different scenarios. It includes basic principles for idea generation and several steps for groups to work with. It also includes steps for idea selection and development.

    • Craft the right angle for your social project idea through concept development
    • Learn different case studies of real life scenarios that lead to idea creation
    • Prioritizing ideas using value ranking techniques
    • Training:
      Social Project Design
    • Duration:
      3 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Cofounder & CEO, Incitement
  • Social Project Design

    Social Project Design is a project-based course that covers modern tools and methods for project design and development. Project design is an early phase of the project where a project’s key features, structure, criteria for success, and major deliverables are planned out. The point is to develop one or more designs which can be used to achieve the desired project goals. In other words, this is the gateway to learning project management from a social project perspective.

    • SWOT Analysis, project Gantt-chart, etc. of your project
    • Manage budgets and finances for your social project
    • Deliver and execute your project through processes and structure
    • Stakeholder & beneficiary mapping
    • Tools & techniques for social project designs
    • Training:
      Emotional Intelligence & Empathy Mapping
    • Duration:
      4 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Scrum Master, Mindvalley
  • Emotional Intelligence & Empathy Mapping

    Having the basic fundamental knowledge on emotional intelligence gives the perspective you need to engage with your target community for your social project. An Empathy map will help you understand your user’s needs while you develop a deeper understanding of the persons you are designing for. There are many techniques you can use to develop this kind of empathy. An Empathy Map is just one tool that can help you empathise and synthesise your observations from the research phase, and draw out unexpected insights about your user’s needs.

    • Self-awareness, empathy, and self-regulation within your social project
    • Understanding your beneficiaries and their needs
    • Understanding your team and your team's dynamics
    • Exploring your customer avatar
    • Training:
      Cultural Dynamics
    • Duration:
      4 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Programme Manager, Incitement
  • Cultural Dynamics

    Adapting in a country with a new language and culture can be very challenging. To facilitate your stay here, we have prepared a course that aims to help you to go through these potential challenges. This course will help you learn to adapt with learning the basics of communication with the diverse cultured Malaysians, basic language phrases for you to use to get around and learn to adapt to the cultural behaviour of the local communities that you will be working or partnering with for your social project.

    • An introduction to Malaysia & South East Asia
    • Basic phrases of the Malaysian language
    • Cultural behaviour of Malaysia’s diverse community and how to approach them
    • Adapting to Malaysian customs on a personal & professional level
    • Business ethics & etiquettes in Malaysia
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    • Training:
      Building a Movement & Community
    • Duration:
      4 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Founder, Like Method
  • Building a Movement & Community

    This course takes you through steps required to build a community around your social business, nonprofit, or social cause. During your time at Day One you may want to build a community to involve and engage people, understand and react to your followers or the public more effectively. Imagine an army of good-doers you can foster from it. In this course, you will learn how to generate, focus, and execute your ideas execute as you move forward with your project. This course will give you fundamental building components you can use over and over again.

    • Building a community or starting a movement
    • Fundamental blocks of building a community to help foster sustainability
    • Case studies of successful community builders
    • Growing globally 
    • Using word-of-mouth-marketing
    • Offline vs. online community building techniques
    • Training:
      Social Innovation Thinking
    • Duration:
      3 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Director of Innovation & Strategic Collaboration, RTI International
  • Social Innovation Thinking

    In this course, attendees will examine the conditions necessary to build “social innovative thinking” framework for their working environment. The course is focused on the analyses of creativity as a powerful tool and its uses in an innovation oriented social challenging environment.   Through the use of examples from the worlds of social business, technology and science and with the practical application of tools such as brainstorming, mind mapping and other, participants will be given the instruments they need to transform their environment and their social project.  

    • Learn proven case studies of successful social innovative ideas
    • Identifying the tools to craft social innovation thoughts
    • Learning the frameworks of innovation thinking
    • Elements of design thinking incorporated in this workshop
    • Training:
      Measuring & Scaling Impact
    • Duration:
      4 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Change Manager, Ashoka Foundation
  • Measuring & Scaling Impact

    Executing your social project is one thing, but measuring your impact is something else. The importance of measuring your impact signifies the proven concept of your idea. But how do you know what to measure? In this course, you will learn how to leverage social impact assessment tools to improve the effectiveness of your works. You will learn the importance of allocating your resources to the right activities to generate maximum impact that will help you learn when to scale your project.

    • Learn the different kind of tools to measure your impact
    • Identifying when and how to scale
    • Proven case studies of successful measurable projects
    • Applying measurement tools 
    • Making data-driven decisions
    • Training:
      Disruptive Systems Thinking: from Innovation to Impact
    • Duration:
      4 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Change Manager, Ashoka Foundation
  • Disruptive Systems Thinking: from Innovation to Impact

    The key focus of the course will be to examine how to spark social change in impact areas, while also providing connections and insights to global trends and real case studies to learn from.Participants will learn the methodology of systems thinking and societal change scenarios. It provides an overview of how sectors create social impact and how they can work together more effectively to achieve positive social change, backed up by the real life experiences. Participants will put their learning into practice by planning their own change process to solve a social problem with their desired social project.

    • Understand how systems thinking can be applied in social context
    • Analysing and improving social scenarios
    • Assessing systems within an underprivileged community
    • Pivoting to cater your idea before and during implementation
    • Training:
      Funding social ventures: Strategies for success
    • Duration:
      4 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Director, KERN Ventures
  • Funding social ventures: Strategies for Success

    Funding your social project is very challenging – especially when you’re just starting out. That’s why we are here to help you on how to fund your project. In this course, participants will learn the basic skills and methods of resource development. Participants will gain knowledge that will enable them to design and execute each step-by-step activity for their fundraising campaign. Participants will also learn how to build a pitch deck and present to potential social impact investors for their social project that eventually can transform into a social enterprise.

    • Know your numbers and using them to your advantage with investors
    • Craft a fundraising campaign for your social project offline/online
    • Learn from proven case studies of successful fundraising campaign
    • Creating a pitch deck that converts (templates provided)
    • Training:
      Strategic Partnerships
    • Duration:
      3 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Founder & Executive Director, Liter of Light
  • Strategic Partnerships

    Working on a project with your team alone is not enough. To foster sustainability and change in a system, your need strategic partners to be involved. In this course, participants will learn the different types of partnerships that you can use for the benefit of your project and will cover all the important skill set needed when engaging with a potential partner. This course also aims to support the development, transfer and/or implementation of innovative practices as well as the implementation of joint initiatives promoting cooperation, peer learning and exchanges of experience.

    • Resourcefulness through strategic partnerships
    • Establishing mutually beneficial partnerships
    • The legalities of partnerships
    • Government partnerships
    • Private/commercial partnerships
    • Training:
      Introduction to United Nations SDGs
    • Duration:
      2 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Group Sustainability, Sime Darby
  • Introduction to United Nations SDGs

    How much do you know about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals? This course is designed to teach participants the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals. The goal of this training is to learn about the SDGs, and equip them with tools and inspiration to take action. During this training you will gain a full perspective on the SDGs and their purpose.

    • Why the United Nations SDGs are important
    • Briefing per SDG individually & what do they entail
    • Identifying underprivileged communities for specific SDGs
    • How brands and organization can contribute to SDGs
    • Training:
      Crafting Powerful Events
    • Duration:
      4 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Incitement Global Team
  • Crafting Powerful Events

    50% of your activity revolving your projects will be in a form of an event! From remembering dates to aligning every detail, you may feel like you need a genie to accomplish everything to build an event that will leave everyone attending inspired and wanting to take self-initiative to support your project. In this course, you will learn the arts for building an event that is designed to transform people into taking assertive action. You will learn how to create an event whether it is an ‘unconference’ style event or an awareness campaign, you will learn the trade of creating an experience for your audience to be inspired and become a spark in the crowd.

    • The A-Z about events
    • Creating a holistic experience for your audience to your event
    • Crafting the right content for your event for your audience
    • Learn to host and facilitate your audience
    • Calls-to-action at your event
    • Training:
      Impact & Marketing
    • Duration:
      5 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Head of Growth, NEXT Academy
  • Impact & Marketing

    From building your e-newsletter list to finding your “Twitter voice” to launching a social media campaign and reaching out to the masses via online, this course will give you the fundamental knowledge in building your strategic plan for launching and maintaining successful social media and marketing campaigns online and converting your potential followers into raving change agents.

    • Telling your story online
    • Using multiple marketing platforms and tools
    • Learn how to use AdWords and Facebook ads to advertise your social project
    • Launching an online marketing campaign/product for your social project
    • Training:
      Pitching & Networking
    • Duration:
      7 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Cofounder & Chief Brand Officer, Incitement
  • Pitching & Networking

    This course is designed to help participants to be more effective pitching their ideas to social impact investors, your audience during a presentation and being equipped to sell your idea to any person you meet. You will master the basic arts of networking and how to resourceful with the new network of acquaintance that you will build throughout the program. Participants will be attending conferences and events to level up their networking skills.

    • Learn methods of effective networking
    • Improving your public speaking skills
    • Develop a basic hook for a pitch that catches attention.
    • Outline the story elements necessary for a cohesive presentation
    • Training:
      Sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Duration:
      2 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Head of Group Corporate Sustainability, UEM Group
  • Sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

    CSR refers to businesses’ responsibility to act ethically and consider their impacts on the community at large, and does not necessarily encompass sustainability. Sustainability on the other hand is concerned with preserving resources and operating in a way that is conducive to long-term trading. In this course, participants will learn the fundamental blocks on building a framework that combines Sustainability and CSR which will help social project owners to approach businesses who can measure their CSR for long-term sustainability of the project.

    • Solving social problems through CSR
    • Solving corporate problems through CSR
    • Two views of CSR : Shareholder or Stakeholders
    • The pros and cons of CSR
    • Learning from proven case studies
    • Training:
      The Social Business Model
    • Duration:
      6 hours
    • Trainer:
    • About trainer:
      Director KERN Ventures
  • The Social Business Model

    As your social project grows, it shows signs of sustainability which gives you the possibility to turn your social project into a social enterprise. In this course we will develop a business model using the Business Model Canvas for your social enterprise. You will be able to assess different forms of proven social business models ie. TOMS shoes, Grameen Bank, etc., and model the one that is appropriate for your developed business model. The end goal of this course is to help you compare different social impact investment methods and choose the right funding strategy for your social venture.

    • Introduction of the Business Model Canvas
    • Applying the Business Model Canvas
    • Review existing sustainable social business model
    • Training:
      Reflection & Shared Experiences
    • Duration:
      3 hours
    • Trainer:
      Day One team
  • Reflection & Shared Experiences

    This is not a course; rather it’s a session for participants to reflect on their learnings and share their experience with the module. It’s a session for participants to share their appreciation and bond on a personal level with the other participants that helps foster the relationship of the team and synergy amongst the participants.

    • Team session sharing & reflection 
    • Group feedback sessions 
    • Building team spirit with new team members
    • Appreciation round
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