Thinking of starting up in business or going freelance? Want to find out more about what social enterprise is and how it works? This two-day introductory workshop, delivered by specialists in social entrepreneurship, will take you through the basics, from first principles through marketing, business planning and the practicalities of getting organised.

Produced for the Social Enterprise Exchange by Sheffield Live! and hosted at The Circle, Sheffield.

Free lunch and refreshments provided.

Day 1 – Tuesday 13 June, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
– what do we mean by social enterprise?
– from first ideas to action planning
– market research and concept testing
– business modelling

Day 2 – Wednesday 14 June, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
– marketing and communication strategies for social enterprises
– getting organised – management and legal structures

The workshop offers an opportunity to find out more about starting up in social enterprise, with the opportunity to explore early stage ideas and to gain a practical understanding of social enterprise basics. Experienced social enterprise advisors and coaches will be joined by guest speakers to inspire and guide you.

This free two-day workshop is open to individuals and groups who are based in any one or more of the following local authority areas: Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire, Rotherham and Sheffield. To register your attendance at the workshop please complete the form below.