Understanding Social Enterprise and Introduction to Leadership

People, planet, and profit – the three elements at the heart of all social enterprises.

Take time to discover how a social enterprise model can increase your sustainability while reducing donor-dependency. This two day programme will help you develop your understanding of what leadership is and explore the kind of leader you want to become. You’ll connect with others working for social change and share valuable experiences as you start your leadership journey.




Previous Programme


8.30am - 4pm


2 Days


Violet Busingye






Fully Funded, No Cost

What will I gain from this prorgamme?

  • Discover ‘what is social enterprise?’
  • Identify the social aims of social enterprise organisations
  • Gain knowledge of 2-3 leadership theories and apply them to your current situation
  • Have a plan to take forward your learning and develop as a leader


Who is it for? 

This programme has been designed for people at any stage of their professional development looking for an introduction to leadership theory and how they can apply it to real life. Learners should be interested in starting a social enterprise or looking to transition their organisation towards a social enterprise model.


Programme Details 

21st May 2019

Understanding Social Enterprise

22nd May 2019

Introduction to Leadership


For more information, please view the PDF. 

1. Ensure the set up and delivery of our learning programmes are fully inclusive and accessible, stress testing them through an anti-racism and discrimination lens

2. Ensure the content, theories and models used in our programmes reflect a wider range of culturally diverse global thinkers. 

3. Actively support the feature equity diversity and inclusion as a topic on our leadership programmes, supporting our facilitators to deliver this.

4. Ensure our recruitment and facilitator selection processes operate in a way that attracts and provides opportunities for more people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

5. Robustly monitor the demographics of our learners to ensure we are attracting learners that are more culturally representative of the communities we serve.

6. Provide ongoing support for staff and facilitators during our EDI journey, in particular to those who might come from diverse backgrounds. 

7. Support all facilitators, staff and board members with their ongoing learning and development around equity, diversity and inclusion. 

8. Engage with and learn from individuals and organisations locally and globally tackling systemic racism and injustice.

9. Share learning from the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion working group internally and with other organisations.

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