Programs

The Social Entrepreneurship Challenge (SOC-ENT Challenge)

The SOC-ENT Challenge is an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to experience a day in the life of a social entrepreneur.
The aim of the SOC-ENT Challenge is to move quickly from theory to practice, to equip participants with the skills they need to get started and become effective change makers.
What we cover  
  • Introduction to social enterprise and social entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to ‘lean start-up’ principles
  • The Maker Movement (and emerging youth movements)
  • Business, ethics and social enterprise
  • Practical applications
Skills 
  • Developing a storyboard
  • Developing a business model
  • Presentation and pitch skills
With access to experienced facilitators and established entrepreneurs, participants in the program can learn from example and begin developing their networks to get started on their own venture.