Social Business Modelling and Scaling


This workshop will cover a broad range of integrated topics that are instrumental in creating and expanding a successful social business model. From topics such as Validation and Value Proposition, to Finance and Business Planning all the way through to practical tools to help formalise and reach ‘Scale’ for a successful social business idea. This workshop is all about ‘future proofing’ your business for a constantly changing and evolving marketplace.

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10:00 – 13:00

Who It’s For

  • Anyone with a social business that is looking to prove their business model.
  • An audience looking for practical advice and tools / resources to help them scale their financial, social and environmental impacts.
  • Those entrepreneurs looking to sustainably and effectively grow and replicate their work.

What You’ll Learn

You will learn how to bring together all the key components of a compelling social business model, accompanied by the support of practical examples and tools, that passes the test of a business ready for scale in the open marketplace.

What To Expect

An interactive session, that is built on the principles of ‘learning by doing’. You will engage with well-recognised case study examples and high quality tools, that can be applied effectively to your own business to build out a model that works, in theory and in practice.


All our learning will be taking place in live online sessions until further notice. Joining details will be emailed to you in the run up to the workshop.

About the facilitator

Peter Ptashko FRSA is a social entrepreneur, funder and supporter of social entrepreneurs and currently an independent entrepreneurship change management consultant working with a range of clients across the Public and Private sectors. He holds a series of leadership and Board-level positions across these two sectors.

He has over 10 years of experience working in the field of Social Enterprise globally, having launched his first venture back in 2005 – raising £25,000 in only 7 hours. Since then he has worked for UnLtd: the UK foundation for social entrepreneurs, supporting thousands of social entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses across (in particular) the Youth and Education sectors, securing an investment of almost £10m for universities across England, in collaboration with the UK Government.

He is the former Director of the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network (GSEN), leading its 60 members in over 70 countries to better support social entrepreneurs around the world – providing them a voice and capacity to flourish wherever they may be. Before this he was based in their Mexico City office, with a focus on Impact Investment across Latin America.

He launched Cambio in 2019 as a response to the growing need for mainstream, high quality, internationally-informed and tailored support to social entrepreneurs in the UK, and beyond.


Price is based on your organisations turnover. Please check details on the right towards the top of this page.

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30th April
10:00 – 13:00
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23rd July
10:00 – 13:00
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18th September
10:00 – 13:00
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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]