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Program aims and rationale

Our Business is not to Graduate MSc and PhD Students in Socioeconomic Studies only, but rather bring Graduates that Eliminate Poverty and its Spillovers Globally.


The purpose of this postgraduate PhD program is to create experts in the field of inspiration economy, socio-economic problem solving, community development, social innovation, social entrepreneurship, inspiration engineering, community future foresight, youth economy and resilience economy. Besides, this program targets to create multi-disciplinary holistic thinkers that would use the model shown in Figure (1) through lifelong learning practices to build the inspiring engineer mindset, which can spot opportunities ahead of others and create more independent resilient communities.

The program combines the concepts of Inspiration/Youth/Resilience Economies, in the modules and the modules Intended Learning Outcome to build the “Inspiration Engineering Mindset”. Along with research and development done before, during and after the ‘Field Projects’ the program graduates are expected to inspire their communities and organisations in different ways, that are going to bring a clear positive outcome. This program is unique, since it would produce graduates that competent to be: Inspiration Engineers, Inspiration Leaders, Socio-Economy Experts, Change Facilitators, Problem Solvers, Social Innovators and similar titles that are highly needed by all the communities in the world for the sake of mitigating risk of issue or creating development.

Figure (1) Model of PhD in Inspiration Economy Program


This extensive program shows a good connection with the reality of the business world and ensures best interaction between students, lecturers, and professionals in a spirit of participative learning and teamwork. The case studies and deep dialogue techniques would be up-to-date which shall help to develop new insights for business owners and future economy leaders. The program graduates would not only be expected to have high employability possibilities, but even be a source for creating socio-economy influencers.

The program would address the great shortages in experts relevant to the United Nations Sustain Development Goals (UN-SDGs) Experts, especially in issues as poverty, youth, unemployment, migration, women, child labour, families’ instabilities, etc.

The case studies and the deep dialogue embedded in the program modules will be up-to-date and will help the students to develop new insights for social business and to be future socio-economic leaders. Not only are program graduates expected to have high employment potential, but to be in any or all the new fields of the economy as sharing-economy, collaborative-economy, behavioural-economy and inspiration-economy. All these economies have great influences on the socio-economic development, especially in developing countries.