With schools across the UK, the SSE offers highly practical social enterprise courses covering all aspects of social enterprise and social entrepreneurship.


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Our programmes are comprehensive and generally last at least 6 days. Programmes cover topics such as starting a social enterprise, scaling, replication, and moving an existing charity towards a social enterprise model. If you’re looking for something shorter take a look at our workshops.

  • The Environmental Entrepreneurs Programme

    • Dates: 29 Jan 2020 - 30 Oct 2020
    • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
    • Duration: 6 learning days, 3 Action Learning sessions and 3 coaching sessions spread over 10 months

    Delivered in: Midlands, North of England

  • Third Sector Digital Leaders

    • Dates: 10 Feb 2020 - 17 Mar 2020
    • Time: 10:30 - 16:30
    • Duration: 4 days

    Run by: London

    Delivered in: London

  • The Community Business Trade Up Programme

    • Dates: 1 Apr 2020 - 1 Dec 2020
    • Time: 00:00 - 00:00
    • Duration: 12 days, spread over 9 months

    Delivered in: Cornwall, Dartington, Liverpool, London, Midlands, Winchester, York

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Workshops and short courses

Our workshops are designed specifically for charities, social enterprises, and public sector organisations. Workshops at the SSE will help build the practical skills that you need every day. Whether it's finding funding, measuring your social impact, or making sense of social investment, our workshops will cut through the jargon and present each topic clearly and simply.

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