An Introduction to Social Enterprise

This simple yet in-depth programme offers you the opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of the ideas and principles that gear enterprise towards creating profit, social development or environmental conservation. 




Previous Programme


9.30am - 5pm


1 Day

Social enterprise is an emerging field which unleashes the passion and creativity of entrepreneurs allowing them to use management principles and dynamic business models to solve some of society’s toughest problems.


During this workshop you will:

  • Learn innovative solutions to social problems whilst maintaining the balance between profit and social development
  • Learn how to manage and sustain growth for your social enterprise
  • Identify and distinguish social enterprises from other organizations
  • Be exposed to exciting social enterprises around the world



This programme is ideal for individuals who want to find out more about social enterprise or start one themselves, and would like to explore how their business benefits society.


Your Facilitator

Roy Clunie is an experienced social entrepreneur  who supports the Academy in delivering leadership and enterprise  programmes both at home in Scotland and internationally. He is an associate consultant with Imani Development, an employee-owned economic and development consultancy. 


About Us


The Social Enterprise Academy helps people use their personal strengths to build sustainable enterprises and achieve greater social impact. It operates a network of Hubs and local Tutors in multiple countries including Australia, South Africa, Malaysia and Pakistan.


SEED Ventures - Social, Entrepreneurship & Equity Development – is an enterprise development organizationand an investment firm. Its core mandate is to provide solutions to social challenges, using entrepreneurship as a vehicle to create wealth and deliver positive social impact.