Event: Is Social Enterprise for Me? (Blairgowrie)
At this peer learning session, find out more about the advantages and the limitations of operating a social enterprise.
|Tue 24 Oct 2017
Social Enterprise: Is it for me?
The term is variously used as a business model, a legal entity or a form of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility). Which is it and is there a difference? And are any of these things how you want to run your business?
Do you have a business with a social purpose or are planning to start one? Perhaps you want to have more of a social purpose?
Come along and understand the terminology and the models for social businesses. Learn about the advantages and the limitations of operating a social enterprise. It won't all be hard work, we will have some fun creating a social enterprise on the night! Find out the pitfalls and challenges first hand.
Susan Smith has worked in the third sector for nearly 25 years in various roles and organisations in Perthshire, Angus and Dundee. Her various roles have included volunteer co-ordinator, capacity building worker for community groups and Chief Executive of Dundee Social Enterprise. Her current role, as a consultant with DSEN, is offering support to the Tay Cities Deal for the third sector bids and working across the council areas.
Outside of work she is a Trustee on a local hall, Chairman of Angus Federation SWRI and a keen curler fitting in a few visits to the ice rink through the winter.