Social Enterprise North West are running a series of Master Classes supported by the Office for Civil Society and North West Development Agency. Places are limited, so please confirm attendance as soon as possible.
Following the success of a range of Master Classes, which ran during Jan-March 2010, Social Enterprise North West has been commissioned by the North West Development Agency and Office of Civil Society to run another series of Classes.
The target group for the Master Classes are Social Entrepreneurs, Social Enterprise and Business Link Social Enterprise Champions.
Lunch & refreshments will be provided throughout the day. Therefore, please specify if you have any special dietary requirements.
Aims & Objectives:
For delegates to understand
• the benefits of good governance
• what good governance looks like
• how the social enterprise can achieve “good” governance
Task for Delegates:
The pre-work for delegates will be to research and bring with them the social
• organisational chart
• its leadership goals: vision, mission and values
• its decision making roles and responsibilities between the Board and
• its organisational development plan.
At the end of the Masterclass, delegates will have identified:
• an action plan to achieve good governance
• Identification of skills, knowledge & experience needed for good governance that meets the needs of the social enterprise
Adrienne Taylor, Executive Director - Panacea Associates
Adrienne is one of the original development team of the self-sustaining, triple bottom line social enterprise: Toxteth TV (www.toxteth.tv) and is now Chair. She is also a Director/Trustee of a number of other entrepreneurial small businesses, charities and civil society organisations (such as Hope Street Limited, Dream High, Flexibank Ltd, Culture Inc. and Park Palace of Varieties) in the Liverpool area. She is an active member of the North Liverpool Business Forum, Chair of the East Liverpool Business Forum.
Since 2002 Adrienne worked as a Neighbourhood Renewal Advisor across a range of Government funded regeneration programmes, focusing predominantly upon the interface between people and processes, making organisations work from strategic to operational levels, many of which developed into sustainable social enterprises. She is also an advisor for the OTS Modernisation Fund and for the Social Enterprise Initiative Fund (SEIF) and a consultant to the Improvement & Development Agency (I&DeA).
Adrienne is a Woman’s Enterprise Ambassador, was the New Entrepreneur Scholarship Merseyside Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 and was Merseyside Woman of the Year 2008 – Best Newcomer, sponsored by Business Link. She is currently a mentor on the SENW Social Enterprise Mentor Programme and a NWDA Business Mentor. Qualifications include BSc. (Hons) Food Science, Economics & Marketing (2.1) and a Masters in Urban Regeneration (Distinction). She is also an Executive Coach (accredited to Level 7), a Prince2 Practitioner and Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) approved.
When & Where
Social Enterprise North West
Social Enterprise North West, SENW, has been established as a regional network and its directors include representatives of social enterprise networks from across the region. SENW achieves accountability to the sector through direct links to the accountable Social Enterprise networks like the Development Trust Association and Cooperatives North West.
We’re In Business for Good
- To raise the profile of social enterprise in the North West of England.
- To represent the interests of the North West of England’s social enterprise sector.
- To encourage mutual support, inter-trading, sharing of best practice, training and development opportunities between social enterprises.
- To work with local, regional, national transnational bodies to strengthen the social enterprise sector.