A hands on event for commissioners, managers and staff, exploring the social enterprise model and its potential for public service delivery.
About the event
- Social Enterprise Q&A
Everything you wanted to know but were too afraid to ask
- Case studies
Successful social enterprises share their knowledge
- Practical workshops
Hour-long sessions delivered by professionals and social enterprise consultants on topics including: Asset transfer - Social return on investment - Basics of business planning - CiCs, Co-ops and Ltds: navigating company structure - Tendering and commissioning - Social Finance - Basics of accountancy and book keeping
Delivering more with less
With public services under increasing pressure to deliver more with fewer resources the social enterprise model is touted my many as a viable alternative to state or private sector provision. But what constitutes a social enterprise, how can end users and communities of interest become involved in their activity and what models and case studies are out there that demonstrate effective solutions?
Practical information and knowledge
TogetherWorks, the member-run social enterprise network for Greater Manchester, present a day of practical workshops and advice covering the nuts and bolts of developing, launching and running a social enterprise delivering public services. From company models, to drafting a business plan to negotiating an asset transfer.
Who should attend?
People working in health and social care, the NHS, waste, housing provision etc. Public sector managers wanting to commission from social enterprise and staff looking to establish new social businesses, local authority and public sector commissioners. The event may be of interest to some community groups with an existing interest in public service delivery.
How to book
The Added Value event costs £20 to attend
(though a number of bursaries are available)
To book or enquire about bursaries please:
- email email@example.com
- visit http://s.coop/tw8 or
- call 01942 516 297