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Social Enterprise Programme

Charities and Community Groups will often establish a Social Enterprise as a vehicle to generate sustainable income when faced with reductions in funding.

But making the change from a funded organisation to generating income from services or products requires a change of mind-set which many find a challenge.

There is also a wide range of different legal and regulatory requirements to cope with.

The Programme:

The Social Enterprise Programme is a structured series of sessions spread over a 12 months, specifically designed for Social Enterprises at all stages of development from pre start-up to growth.

The Social Enterprise Programme covers all aspects of creating and growing a successful Social Enterprise and encompasses the following content:

  • Charity vs. Social Enterprise.
  • Structures and options, Companies Limited by Guarantee, Community Interest Companies (CiC), Industrial and provident society (IPS), Cooperatives.
  • The Entrepreneurial Mind-set.
  • Agreeing a Vision, Aims and Objectives.
  • Creating a robust organizational structure and ensuring good governance.
  • Sustainable Income Generation Strategies and Funders requirements. Social Return on Investment (SROI).
  • Effective strategic and business planning.
  • Financial planning and robust financial controls including Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Marketing Strategy and Tactics. Sales & Marketing planning and implementation.
  • Offline and Online Marketing including website development and social media.
  • People Management, including Management, Staff and Volunteers, including recruitment, appraisals and training.
  • Managing and developing the organisation for maximum performance. Development of simple systems and procedures.

We will also focus on your costs and organisational effectiveness ensuring that your Social Enterprise is profitability both profitable and sustainable. You will learn how to understand the documents that your accountant provides to you annually.

Of course your organisational growth & development plans may well mean that you need to obtain additional support from the bank, or other sources this is all covered as part of the of the programme.

As I work with you helping you to develop your organisation and as part of your development planning, you will be provided with advice, proven tools and techniques also management skills to make certain that your organisation evolves in a manageable way.

You will gain all of these skills, techniques and tips and much more.

Which ever option you select, the sessions are packed with powerful techniques that you can use immediately to generate income, reduce costs, attract more customers and grow your organisation, regardless of what your organisation does and it’s size or stage of development.

As part of the programme sessions you will have exclusive access to me, focusing on your action plan for rapid organisational development.

And the best part of The Social Enterprise Programme

  • It is convenient, there is no travelling involved, you will all experience each of the sessions from the comfort of your home or office.
  • There are no early breakfast meetings or expense for hotel bills!
  • You do not have to take days away from the organisation
  • No wasted time or costs travelling miles to seminars.
  • No additional costs in helping you implement the techniques, strategies, tools and tips.
  • Just some of the most effective Social Enterprise development techniques and strategies.
  • Sessions recorded for you to review a time to suit you 24/7.
  • You can also e-mail, video call or telephone to ask questions at anytime.

So how much is all of this going to cost?

Well the best news of all is that although my charges to clients normally begin at £500 per day I am committed to helping Social Enterprises in the current economic climate, so I have designed options to deliver a programme using leading edge technologies that is affordable for even the smallest organisation.

Option 1: The Social Enterprise Programme:- Silver.

For smaller organisations, tightly focused mentoring sessions, 1 hour’s duration delivered via Internet video links using Skype or Google Plus Hangout.

You will also receive regularly a link to a video covering one vital element of the organisational process packed with strategies to take your organisation to the next level. Additionally you will receive my regular newsletters and tips, tools and techniques free of charge.

Cost just £60 per month No VAT

Option 2: The Social Enterprise Programme:- Gold.

Focused Social Enterprise Development Sessions, 2 hours duration delivered via Internet video links using Skype or Google Hangout. You will also receive regularly a link to a video covering one vital element of the organisational process packed with strategies to take your organisation to the next level. Additionally you will receive my regular newsletters and tips, tools and techniques free of charge.

Cost just £120 per month No VAT

Option 3: The Social Enterprise Programme:- Platinum.

4 hours Social Enterprise support per month with a mixture of a mentoring session of 2 hours duration delivered via Internet video links using Skype or Google Plus Hangout, alternatively Face to Face dependent on distance. This is coupled with hands on consultancy activity of 2 hours per month to help you to implement any element of your organisational development. You will also receive regularly a link to a video covering one vital element of the organisation process packed with strategies to take your organisation to the next level. Additionally you will receive my regular newsletters and tips, tools and techniques free of charge.

Cost just £250 per month No VAT

All of the above are charged via a standing order cancellable at any time and for the foreseeable future there will not be any VAT applied.

Option 4: The Social Enterprise Programme Consultancy/Training

Fully flexible Consultancy/Training/Mentoring activity addressing Social Enterprise organisational needs identified and linked to an agreed action plan and a fixed price proposal.

You will also receive regularly a link to a video covering one vital element of the organisational process packed with strategies to take your organisation to the next level. Additionally you will receive my regular newsletters and tips, tools and techniques free of charge.

The cost is fixed on a priced proposal based on fees at just £250 per half day and for the foreseeable future there will not be any VAT applied.

To reserve your place on any of these programmes or to here more about the options

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