Jun 6: Free social enterprise workshops

Starting a Social Enterprise

9.30 – 1.30pm Tuesday 6 June

Raglan Old School Arts Centre

Admission: Free

If you’re starting a social enterprise or have a great idea you want to explore, find out how to give it the best start with our ‘Starting a Social Enterprise’ workshop.

Taking the first steps with your venture can seem intimidating; you have a fantastic idea but are not sure what’s needed to get it started.  This workshop will give you the confidence to set the wheels in motion.

This workshop will cover:

  • What is social enterprise?
  • Starting with purpose
  • What is a social enterprise business model?
  • Starting your social enterprise
  • Testing your idea with customers
  • Next steps

Come and learn the importance of purpose, explore how business modelling can help you design a social enterprise that works and find out how to test your idea to check that you are on the right track.

Meet other like-minded people, get inspired and find out how and where to start driving your venture forward.This is an interactive workshop that includes learning from Ākina’s experienced facilitators, practical work and peer learning.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/starting-a-social-enterprise-raglan-tickets-33571380904

Social Enterprise for Not-For-Profits

1.30 – 4.30pm Tuesday 6 June

Raglan Old School Arts Centre

Admission: Free

Many organisations are looking to grow income from trade or to create new social enterprises. This workshop is for leaders of not-for-profits who want to explore the process and challenges of starting a social enterprise.

In this workshop you will:

  • Explore motivations for social enterprise
  • Learn from other not-for-profits engaging in social enterprises
  • Know the challenges, opportunities and where to start

Come along with your colleagues for a three-hour interactive workshop that includes both content delivery and practical work. You’ll be in a room with other like-minded people, get inspired, and know how to move forward.

With thanks to Trust Waikato and Raglan Old School Arts Centre

Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/social-enterprise-for-not-for-profits-raglan-tickets-33571442087

Ngā mihi

Paul Dunphy | Venture Manager
Ākina Foundation
M +64 (0)27 213 5607
Auckland | New Zealand

Our Auckland office is located at 19 Ruru Street, Eden Terrace, Auckland 1021

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