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Social Enterprise Hot House Programme

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University of Chichester

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Social Enterprise Boot Camp

This two day Social Enterprise Bootcamp will take place on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th October 10.00-16.00. The first day will be facilitated by Dr Lyn Batchelor from the University of Chichester and the second day will be facilitated by Gareth Sear from the University of Chichester and Kate Scales Development Manager from VAAC. You will receive two action, fun and information packed days, where you will of learn how to verbalise and visualise your business.


Day One

Verbal Business Cards

Learn how to express your ‘value proposition’ in various different ways to various different people. This is a fun and highly interactive way of learning what difference your business can make to people, this session will really get you thinking and talking about your business.


The Business Model Canvas

the Business Model Canvas is an amazing tool that helps you to visualise your business through the 9 building blocks of business, lots of colourful sticky notes and some facilitated group discussions. The Boot Camp continues with sessions around:

- Creating your vision
- Setting your goals and objectives
- How to research your business idea
- Test trading and the minimum viable product

Day Two

Legal Models and Social Purpose

Take a look at each of the legal models a social enterprise can adopt. Hear about local examples of each model and the pros and cons of each. Use an online tool to help you make the decision on which one is right for you.

Explore your social purpose, the activities your social enterprise will undertake and the audience you will support.

Organisational Finances

Learn how to make a cashflow forcast, what financial records you should keep.


What you will learn and be able to use in your business:

- What the 9 building block of business are
- What these mean to your business
- How to vocalise your business
- How to research the market

- An understanding of the different legal model options and tools to make a decision on which to choose

- An understanding of your social purpose and how to articulate it


You will take-away:

- A fully completed business model canvas
- A deck of verbal business cards
- A cash flow forecast template
- A market research template

- A legal model decision making tool

- A description of your social purpose

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University of Chichester

Upper Bognor Road

Bognor Regis

PO21 1HR

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