Join us and others for 6 sessions across 2-days – to learn all the processes involved in creating successful social and mission-led businesses.
the social entrepreneur_ Start-up School is FREE
the social entrepreneur_ Start-up School is a series of 2-hour sessions run across 2-days. The sessions are going to be held on Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th April | 9.30am-4.30pm UK time – streamed live on Zoom. You’ll also be invited to join a private online learning platform and group – so that participants can interact and engage with one as well as view sessions back. We’ll also look to provide you with some resources and a workbook to set you some tasks to help you develop the initiatives you are working on.
Richard Leighton is a national award-winning social entrepreneur with 15+ years experience in designing | developing | and creating socially entrepreneurial initiatives. He holds a BA in Design Management | MA in Social Enterprise Development | and is a Fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs and the RSA. Richard is the first male in Britain to be employed as a Social Entrepreneur – initially for a Social Investment Group and also for a social housing and care and support provider. Richard now works for a university as its Entrepreneur in Residence – outside this he still sets-up social enterprise initiatives in partnership and collaboration with others. His main focus is on replicating a successful model he created that redevelops unused commercial property to provide accommodation to individuals in need of housing – that also offers on-site access to training | work experience | and employment support. In the social entrepreneur_ Start-up School – Richard provides participants with insight in to all the processes he follows to successfully design | develop | create | run | manage | scale | and replicate initiatives that create commercial and social impact on a sustainable basis.