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Social Enterprise Start Up course


Are you ready to start your social enterprise business? 
Are you in the planning stages, but ready to start or have you been actively trading for less than 2 years?
Then this course is for YOU! 

Black South West Network (BSWN) and School of Social Enterprise have teamed up to offer 8 BAME social enterprises/entrepreneurs to take part in a fully-funded 7-day course, specially designed to improve the performance and impact of your business.

What do you get out of the course? 

By the end of the course, you will know how to: 

  • Set your values, vision and mission

  • Understand how your business might make a difference/social impact

  • Boost your income streams

  • Identify your customers

  • Plan your business, costing and pricing

  • Start measuring your social impact

  • Receive mentoring and coaching support from successful BAME social entrepreneurs 

  • Be part of a network of like minded people facilitated by BSWN

  • Gain access to social investors and funders

You will also have a chance to win £1800, £1200 or £600 award to help you start with your business!

When does the course run? 

The 7 sessions have been spread over 5 months to allow you to take time out of your busy schedule, running between November 2018 and March 2019.

Programme dates are: 

  • 12th November 2018

  • 13th November 2018

  • 5th December 2018

  • 13th January 2019

  • 13th February 2019

  • 13th March 2019

  • 14th March 2019 Progression Day

How do I apply? 

Register your interest in this course by signing up to at our Eventbrite page and we will get in touch with more detail about the application process.

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