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In 12 hours over three days, we will look at the essential knowledge and skills you will need to set-up and run a successful enterprise.

Fridays 9.30am – 3pm

Day One

Preparing for the adventure
Why do some social enterprises fail and others other succeed?
Developing a good business plan
Understanding community benefit
Getting evidence of need for your social enterprise
Defining your enterprises outcomes
Designing activities that will deliver outcomes

Day Two

Branding your social enterprise values and trust
Why branding is important to social enterprises
Developing a communications strategy that works
Building stakeholder support
Getting customers and keeping them

Day Three

Managing risk
Understanding legal liabilities
Managing the money
Registering your business—what form will work best for you

These workshops are delivered online through Microsoft Teams. You will need an WiFi internet connection and a suitable device to view the workshop on. These workshops are FREE to people living in Cornwall.

Course dates 6 /13 / 20 August

Course dates 10 / 17 / 24 September

The Engine Room is funded through The European Regional Development Fund.