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Creating a Social Enterprise, May 2022

Find out everything about starting a social enterprise!

  • Started 3 May
  • Online Training

Course Description

Are you or your group wondering how to set up a business and thinking a social enterprise would be the right fit? Are you wondering what starting a social enterprise entails? If so, this course can help you get started. Essential training for anyone wanting to set up a social enterprise, this course covers all the fundamental principles and practises you need to know to turn your dream into a reality! By the end of the course you'll be able to: State the wide definition of social enterprise and list limits of the concept. Identify the common elements of social enterprises and relate them to the definition of what is a social enterprise Describe your ideas in relevant terms Identify the existence of a market Describe the practical tools for understanding the market Identify the range of activities to complete market research successfully Identify the resources and commitment needed to set up a social enterprise Understand the legal structures applicable to social enterprises and the relation to the law Understand and apply financial information for estimating start-up costs, breakeven point and develop a cashflow forecast Create a business plan and know how to use it as an internal and external tool Please note, training is for London residents only. Please note there is no session on the 31st June.

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Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency (GCDA), Norman Road, London, UK

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