Global Social Enterprise Residential

**International Sign Up** Join social enterprise leaders from across Scotland and other countries to focus on the development challenges of an internationalising social enterprise, and the learning to be gained from social enterprises overseas.




3 June - 6 June 2018


10am - 4pm


4 Days


Zakia Moulaoui



0131 243 26 78


£1,495 per person. Early bird rate - £995 per person

Led by Rachael Millson, Chief Executive of Social Enterprise Academy Africa, the residential will provide opportunities to explore and understand the different approaches to social ideas. Ideas, inspiration and partnership opportunities will emerge. Rachel will be supported by James Hilder and Roy Clunie, who over the last two years have worked with social enterprises in ten countries across five continents.

Social enterprise is a truly global phenomenon. Trading to achieve social purpose is happening on every continent, a community united by social purpose and a shared philosophy. Yet there is great diversity in social enterprise globally, much we can learn from different approaches taken by communities and social enterprise leaders internationally. There are also opportunities to trade internationally, sell products and services through working in partnership with social enterprises abroad.


During this event you can:

  • Explore different approaches to social enterprises, prevalent in South Asia, North America, Africa and elsewhere
  • Examine the challenges of trading internationally
  • Address your own organisation’s development challenges using actions learning sets
  • Benefit from one to one coaching to support your own development as a social enterprise leader


Programme Details


3 June - 6 June 2018


Newton Hotel, Nairn


£1,495 per person. Early bird rate - £995 per person is available before April 30th 2018. Price includes accommodation and all meals at the four-star Newton Hotel, Nairn.



This programme is for people leading or developing social enterprises looking to trade internationally.


Your Facilitators

Rachel Milson

Rachael is passionate about enabling social and environmental change. A participatory facilitator for over 15 years, she has been a founder and Board Director for two social enterprises, and has supported social enterprises in the UK, South Africa and Asia.

James Hilder

James is Director of his local community development trust, and its trading subsidiary which has developed a micro hydro scheme and is now undertaking a community asset transfer from the local authority. James has been involved in assisting many others with training, fundraising advice and project management. His experiences include: community land buyouts/asset transfers, heritage projects, renewable energy, community transport, recycling, charity shops, events and festivals, and fundraising guidance to the over 80 of the islands' voluntary groups. 

Roy Clunie 

Roy supports the Academy in delivering leadership programmes for old and young. He is an associate consultant with Imani Development, an employee-owned economic and development consultancy partnering with our South African hub.Roy is one of the concept holders and past Chairman of Atlantis Leisure; a successful Oban-based social enterprise. He has been involved in supporting the set up of a number of other health and youth-based organisations, whilst continually supporting the Academy as an Associate Tutor. He has also completed the post graduate diploma in social enterprise as part of a Masters degree with the Academy and Glasgow Caledonian University.


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