Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched the Master of Arts (Corporate Social Responsibility) program (MACSR). The program will be offered in both January and July. The last date for submitting an application to the program is January 31. Candidates and eligible candidates can apply on the official website – ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in
MACSR is designed for CSR professionals across India and for graduate / postgraduate students interested in a career as a CSR professional.
The two-year master’s degree program is designed to enhance a holistic understanding of CSR by covering various aspects, such as the basics of CSR, the CSR process and its links to the development, implementation and management of projects and programs, and corporate ethics, governance and conflict resolution. Students can also gain their first experience with CSR projects by opting for project work. ”
The goal of the program is to transfer knowledge and understanding of CSR through open and distance learning. Employees of companies operating in CSR, experts working in the development sector and non-governmental organizations implementing CSR activities, as well as faculty graduates, researchers and students of universities, research organizations and universities who want a career in CSR can apply for the course.