Free social enterprise workshops
  • Room B3, Portland Square Building

  • Room 109, Rolle Building

  • Room 412, Babbage Building

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A social enterprise is a business with a good cause - but what does that mean? 

These FREE workshops are aimed at Plymouth University students and staff wanting to find out more about social enterprise. 

Introduction to social enterprise

We will explain more about what it is; look at some well-known examples and explore how it has the potential to change the face of business in the 21st century. 

Book your place via the Eventbrite website: 10 March or 26 March

Planning your social enterprise

This is for students and staff who have a business idea and would like to find out more about making it a reality as a social enterprise. We will explain more about what social enterprise is and look at some well-known examples. We will go through some business planning tips; look at sources of funding and finance and help you on your way as a social entrepreneur.

Book your place via the Eventbrite website: 19 March

Workshops are delivered by Iridescent Ideas CIC and the Futures Entrepreneurship Centre at Plymouth University.

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Futures Entrepreneurship Centre

The purpose of the Futures Entrepreneurship Centre is to provide a creative and social space in which entrepreneurship and social enterprise can flourish and become a force for global organisational, societal, economic and environmental change. 

This is a new resource led by the Plymouth Business School to realise the vision of Plymouth University as the enterprise university by providing a university-wide, unique experience that enables the development of an enterprising mindset and will allow an entrepreneurial career option and/or enhance the profile and skills of the graduate student to enhance employability prospects.  

Iridescent Ideas CIC

Iridescent Ideas is a community interest company and a social enterprise. 

Our vision is a sustainable, more balanced and less environmentally damaging economy. We think social enterprise is the solution. We aim to provide great business services that enable other ethical businesses to achieve their aims and objectives. 

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