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Introduction to Social Enterprise

15 February, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 17 February, 2023 @ 3:30 pm

Get the support you need to start your social enterprise through StartUp Croydon’s intensive Introduction to Social Enterprise course

Do you want to start a business that helps ease or resolve a social or environmental issue? Then why not apply for our intensive Introduction to Social Enterprise 3 day course?

We’re supporting social entrepreneurs in Croydon and south London through our Introduction to Social Enterprise 3-day course which includes topics like Problem Identification, identifying your mission, vision and values and how to measure social impact.

Each session provides the opportunity to learn about these topics in an interactive way with take-away tools and techniques to apply to your business and social enterprise. Following successful completion, there is the chance to apply for our incubator programme.

Day 1 AM Introduction to Social Enterprise

Day 1 PM Problem Identification

Guest Speaker – Andy Marshall of Harrison Brands will be sharing his purposeful journey and outlook with us and why he has chosen to become accredited as a B-Corp

Day 2 AM Mission, Vision, Values

Day 2 PM Theory of Change

Guest Speaker – local entrepreneur and social entrepreneur D. Anthony Miller of SIEGE INDUSTRY about his journey, passion and motivation to create and build CNBA Foundation, a not for profit organisation developed from the legacy of Carl Nathaniel Beatson-Asiedu which endeavours to cultivate the essence of his spirit in creating opportunities in the Arts and Talking Therapies.

Day 3 AM Funding

Day 3 PM Social Impact Measurement / Reporting

Guest Speakers Yasmin Halai-Carter co-founder of Croydon based Ethstat Ethical Stationery CIC who supply ethical stationery products but also support the homeless and people living with dementia. We will also be joined by Nathan Wilson to hear of his own journey and how working for Ethstat Ethical Stationery CIC has helped him and his own work to support the homeless.

Sign up now to help you get a good grounding in starting something that will help make a difference!

*If the £60 charge is a barrier to you attending our training please get in touch so we can assess your needs


15 February, 2023 @ 9:30 am
17 February, 2023 @ 3:30 pm


Weatherill House Business Centre
New South Quarter, 23 Whitestone Way
Croydon, England CR0 4WF United Kingdom