FREE – An Introduction to Social Enterprise

Text reading theory and practice


Gain a solid understanding of social enterprise. In this workshop you will learn about social enterprise business models, the importance of being values-led, and how to align these with organisational goals. Through interactive content, you’ll learn to navigate core principles and make informed decisions for future development. Perfect for those considering starting a social enterprise, integrating social values into their business or just want to know more about the social enterprise model.

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Who It’s For

  • Anyone looking to explore how to start a social enterprise.
  • Interest in impactful business and sustainability whether it be for business development, academic or personal passion.
  • ‘Idea-stage’ thinkers to those creating an early prototype or value proposition.

What You’ll Learn

You will learn the background theory and context to Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship globally as well as practical, well-known examples of how this works in the UK and beyond.

Learning outcomes

  • Be clear on the business model of a social enterprise.
  • Be able to explore what it means to be a values led organisation and why.
  • Learn to navigate their values, vision and mission.
  • Get clarity on making informed decisions for future development.

What To Expect

An interactive session, that allies theory to practice. Expect to bring away with you useful examples and ideas for developing a social enterprise or helping others do the same.


This session runs 09:30am – 1:30pm.


All our learning will be taking place in live online sessions via Zoom. Joining details will be emailed to you on confirmation of your booking.


The price is based on your organisations turnover. Please check details on the right towards the top of this page or the tickets on the Eventbrite checkout.

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15th August
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Booking information:

Book your place immediately with a credit or debit card via our website using Eventbrite. We’ll send you a booking confirmation and joining details right away (check your spam too).

Please note our terms and conditions: we can offer a full refund provided you give us at least 7 days’ notice (within 7 days you can substitute the participant for someone else).  

Please only request an invoice if absolutely necessary and if it is for an amount over £500.

If you have any questions about the course or the booking process please contact Charlie Wright [email protected]