Social Entrepreneurship for a Better World

Are you curious about social entrepreneurship or looking to integrate social impact into your new business? Social Entrepreneurship is the use of business-like approaches to create, fund and implement solutions to social and environmental issues. It combines the passion of a social mission with business-like development, strategies and innovation. The workshops will focus on understanding the basics, exploring financing options and launching a social entrepreneurship initiative.

$50 for the three-workshop bundle or $20 for each workshop.

Social Entrepreneurship for a Better World ‚Äč
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM


Social Entrepreneurship is the process of pursuing innovative solutions to social problems, but how does this idea translate into a sustainable business model?

The first part of our series will outline exactly what is social entrepreneurship and the social economy, plus the various legal structures and the implications of each. A dynamic social entrepreneur will also share their story and lessons learned!


Speakers: 
Dario Iezzoni, Lecturer, Consultant, Social Enterprise Strategy and Marketing
Marie-Pier Didone, Cooperative development advisor, Coopérative de développement régional du Québec
Marlo Turner-Ritchie, Consultant, Facilitator for Non-Profits, Co-ops, Public Sector Teams

Other workshops in the series include:
Financing and Alternative Funding Solutions - Tuesday, April 9 6:30PM-8:30PM
Launching Your Social Business - Tuesday, April 16 6:30PM-8:30PM


Pre-registration is required. Available in-centre and online. For more information, please call 514-878-9788
Workshop payments of $20 or less are non-transferable and non-refundable. 
Cancellations for any paid workshop series must be received two business days before the start of the FIRST workshop of the series.
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