SoFun - Social Enterprise Fundamentals Workshop


February 02, 2019


9:00 am - 4:00 pm


University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus


$10 - $25

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University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus
3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7
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What is the SoFun Workshop?

SoFun is a social enterprise fundamentals workshop that has been developed for those who want to learn more about the lean startup principles for social enterprise. This full-day workshop on February 2nd (9:00am - 4:00pm) provides in-person education, contextual examples, exercises, and tools to help you build, grow, and analyze a social enterprise. Using a case study of an award winning social enterprise, Mission Possible, participants will walk through completed examples of the tools and then have an opportunity to build for their own situation. Come and learn with and from social entrepreneurs.

Tools and Topics Include:

  • Business Model Canvas
  • Customer Discovery Process
  • Corporate Structure for Social Enterprise
  • Theory of Change
  • Positioning and Storytelling
  • Funding Opportunities & Revenue Models

What is a Social Enterprise?

A social enterprise is an organization that is setup to use a business model to solve a social or community challenge. Incorporation models can include non-profit, charity, co-op, for-profit, CCC, etc. It is about using entrepreneurial models to fund long-term solutions to social and community challenges.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is ideal for students, staff/faculty, non-profit and charity leaders, entrepreneurs, 'wantrepreneurs', government employees, funders, and companies looking to improve their corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Your ticket includes a copy of all content, exercises, coffee, tea, water, and lunch.

No refunds will be given, but we are happy to transfer your ticket to a friend or colleague if you are unable to attend.

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