NCVS Training - Social Enterprise

Helping social entrepreneurs & enterprises to thrive

 

Our 'Enterprising Nottingham' project provides training and one-to-one support to new and existing social enterprises (less than 12 months old) in Nottingham. The 15 month project, launched in April 2019, is funded through the NatWest Skills and Opportunities Fund.

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The programme is managed by our Enterprise Development Officer, Chris Hill, who has over 17 years experience in supporting social enterprises. Accredited training is also available through the project.

 

For more information, contact Enterprise Development Officer Chris Hill

 

Email: chrish@nottinghamcvs.co.uk

 

Telephone: 0115 934 8429

 

 

Book your free place on our next series of workshops

 

All workshops take place at NCVS, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham.

 

We recommend that you book on to all six workshops in order to develop a better understanding of the social enterprise business model.

 

 

An introduction to Social Enterprise

 

Tuesday 3 September 2019 1pm - 4pm

 

This workshop is designed to help you:

 

  • Understand what a social enterprise is
  • Understand the forms that a social enterprise can take
  • Understand the values of social enterprises
  • Recognise a social enterprise in practice
  • Understand the steps to take to set up a social enterprise.

 

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Legal Structures & Governance for Social Enterprise

 

Tuesday  10 September 2019 1pm - 4pm

 

This workshop is designed to help you:

 

  • Understand that social enterprise is defined by its character and purpose, and not its legal form
  • Understand the characteristics of different legal forms
  • Understand the different legal forms and structures available to social enterprises
  • Make an informed decision on the right type of legal form for your social enterprise.

 

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Business Planning 1 - Introduction to the Business Plan

 

Tuesday 17 September 2019 1pm - 4pm

 

This workshop covers:

 

  • Understanding what a business plan is and how to write one
  • The information you will need to write your business plan
  • Why and how a business plan will be of benefit to you and your organisation
  • How your business plan fits into your strategy.

 

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Business Planning 2 - Market Research/Marketing

 

Tuesday 24 September 2019 1pm - 4pm

 

This workshop will help you:

 

  • Identify the market(s) for the social enterprise
  • Identify market research methods
  • Understand and plan marketing strategies to target markets
  • Understand and plan marketing communication tools for your audience(s).

 

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Finance for Social Enterprise

 

Tuesday 1 October 2019 1pm - 4pm

 

This workshop will help you:

 

  • Understand the different financial forecasts needed in a business plan
  • Understand how to do a cash flow and profit forecast for your social enterprise
  • Identify the investment options for the social enterprise (start-up/early growth)
  • Plan for, and identify the sustainable income needed.

 

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Presenting your Social Enterprise

 

Tuesday 8 October 2019 1pm - 4pm

 

This workshop will help you:

 

  • Gain insight from a guest speaker (social entrepreneur)
  • Understand how to initially promote your social enterprise
  • Practice the key messages you will use to build awareness of your social enterprise
  • Learn how to build a peer support network
  • Plan next steps in the support for your social enterprise.

 

To book click here

 

 

 

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