Workshop on how to set up a Social Enterprise.

designed specifically for people interested in starting up ‘green social enterprise’
Tuesday 13th March 10am-1pm, Room 8, Lambeth Town Hall

(there will be the opportunity for some 1:1 follow-up activity)

The workshop will be facilitated by Uday Thakkar. Uday is the founder of the social enterprise support organisation Red Ochre.

To book please email Sue Sheehan Lambeth Green Community Champions Officer

This is part of the Lambeth Green and Sustainable Communities project.

Workshop Outline for Green/ Environmental Groups in Lambeth

This is a 3 hour practical workshop that will allow you to explore ways to launch an enterprise and ensure that it is both successful and sustainable.

Workshop Content
What motivates you?
How to turn that dream into a reality – keeping green and ethical
Is there a market for your idea/ service/ product?
Understanding and delivering value- How to differentiate yourself and beat the competition
Understanding and explaining your business model
Creating a winning strategy
Looking at the nuts and bolts:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Building teams
  • Creating supportive networks
  • Shouting about your business
  • Raising finance
  • Understanding and managing finances

What next?

The workshop will require you to complete a number of worksheets that will allow you to use them immediately within your enterprise or towards creating a business plan.

Uday Thakkar
The workshop will be facilitated by Uday Thakkar. Uday is the founder of the social enterprise support organisation Red Ochre. Uday has supported enterprise start up and growth for over 30 years. He has himself started here commercial enterprise, two social enterprises and a charity. He has created numerous toolkits for business, writes and speaks extensively on enterprise and in the ethical, green and social business arena. More than a 1,000 people a year attend workshops, seminars and conferences that Uday speaks at.


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