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LIT SESBA Seminar Event 2017

FREE SEMINAR – SOCIAL ENTERPRISE 

ON-LINE TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY TOOLKIT 23RD NOVEMBER 207 – LIT THURLES


The SESBA (Social Enterprise Skills for Business Advisors) project will be hosting a free seminar on the 23 November 2017 in Thurles Chamber Enterprise Centre. A free on-line training platform and consultancy toolkit targeted towards social enterprises and social entrepreneurs will be launched at this seminar. The SESBA training material is available free of charge as a self-guided course on the SESBA learning platform. Learners can study the material at an individual pace and intensity. The training programme consists of 12 modules. These include:

Module 1: Understanding Social Entrepreneurship
Module 2: Role of Business Advisors
Module 3: Structures for the Development of Social Enterprises
Module 4: Operational Requirements for A Social Enterprise
Module 5: Social Enterprise Sustainability
Module 6: Managing and Governing Social Enterprises
Module 7: Financing and Accounting Social Enterprises.
Module 8: Business Advisor Professional and Personal Development
Module 9: Business Advocacy and Counseling Social Enterprises
Module 10: Communication with Social Entrepreneurs
Module 11: Business Advising Tools, Equipment and Material
Module 12: Consulting Toolkit

In addition to the launch of the on-line training platform and consultancy toolkit, Mara van Twuijver from Ballyhoura Development and PHD candidate in UCC will provide a talk on the ‘challenges when advising social entrepreneurs’.

If you would like to attend this seminar, please register via the Eventbrite registration page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-enterprise-skills-for-business-advisors-sesba-social-entrepreneurs-tickets-39475334789

For more information on the SESBA project, please contact Dr Shane O’Sullivan (LIT): Shane.osullivan@lit.ie or visit the SESBA project website: http://sesbaproject.eu/en/

This project has been funded with the support of ERASMUS+.


 

Social Enterprise Skills for Business Advisors (SESBA) & Social Entrepreneurs

 

Thursday 23rd November 2017
in Thurles Chamber Enterprise Centre, Thurles, Co Tipperary

10:00

Registration & coffee

10:30

Welcome & overview of SESBA project Seamus Hoyne, Development & Public Engagement Manager, LIT

10:50

Challenges when advising social entrepreneurs – A Real Story of a business advisor Mara van Twuijver, Ballyhoura Development / UCC

11:20

Open Discussion on Challenges facing social entrepreneurs

11:35

The SESBA Training Program & Portal Dr. Shane O’Sullivan, LIT

12:05

Knowledge & skills for effective advising to social entrepreneurs: The SESBA training program & portal Dr. Shane O’Sullivan, LIT

12:30-13:30

Lunch  & Networking

13:30

SESBA Module Consulting Toolkit Dr. Shane O’Sullivan, LIT

14:20

Navigation of the training portal & comments Participants

14:40

Exploitation opportunities of SESBA training program & portal Discussion with participants

14:50

Presentation of future SESBA activities & Conclusion Seamus Hoyne, Development & Public Engagement Manager, LIT

15:00

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