Governance and management of human resources in social enterprises


Benjamin Huybrechts and Annie Cornet


  • To know the types of legal forms specific to social enterprises, and the conditions and implications linked hereto
  • To understand the governance mechanisms, the roles of the governing bodies and the various evaluation tools specific to social enterprises
  • To understand the specificity of human resources management in social enterprises


  • Official regulations in terms of governance and CSR for the main legal froms available to social enterprises in Belgium: non-profit orgnaisation, cooperative society, social purpose company, mutual society, foundation
  • Governance: roles and make-up of governing and management bodies, stakeholders' management, accountability and reporting
  • Human resources management: management of diversity, relations between volunteers and salaried workers, motivations (pay practices, incentive policies), management of competences, social relations

2013 schedule:

From February 2 to April 26, on Fridays, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., N1 (Rue Louvrex, 14)