Three Day Intensive for Start Up Social Entrepreneurs

A short course to get your idea off the ground.

Do you have an idea for a project which could benefit your community, but don’t know where to start? We’re here to help.


This three day introduction to social enterprise is for anyone with a social enterprise idea. You’ll learn about business planning, identifying your customers and measuring your social impact, with sessions delivered by business experts and experienced social entrepreneurs.

What you’ll learn

The course will signpost you to potential sources of start-up finance and you will come away with a personal action plan. The course is based on the successful School for Social Entrepreneurs Start up Programme and is an ideal first step if you are thinking of applying in the future.

Dates & Important Information

This three day intensive programme will run twice: one will be delivered in Plymouth and another in Bristol.

Plymouth delivery dates: 




Bristol delivery dates:





This course is free. It is part funded by the Heart of The South West Enhance Social Enterprise Programme in Dartington, and West of England Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme in Bristol. Both projects are supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

How to book

Download an application form, depending on your preferred delivery location:

Application form for Plymouth 

Application form for Bristol

For more information, email or call 01803 847066.