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    Understanding social enterprise workshop - Bundaberg

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    Join us for a two day workshop to explore purpose led business for the future 

    • Explore the social enterprise business model and approach  
    • Experience how social enterprises balance their economic and social mission  
    • Gain insight from real life examples of social enterprise both locally and globally  
    • Learn about key considerations such as legal structures, finance, impact measurement and support for social enterprise 

    People, planet, and profit – the three elements at the heart of all social enterprises. 

    • Take time to discover how a social enterprise model can increase sustainability while reducing funding dependency.  
    • During the program you will have the opportunity to explore real life examples and explore practical considerations such as finance, legal structures, and support for social enterprise.  
    • You’ll connect with others working for social change and share valuable experiences as you start your social enterprise journey together. 

    What will you get out of the program? 

    • Clarity on how the social enterprise model works in practice 
    • Learn from real life examples 
    • Explore practical considerations such as finance, legal structures, and impact measurement 
    • Connect with others working for social change 
    • Discover sources of support for social enterprises 

    Who is it for? 

    This program is designed for people interested in starting a social enterprise or looking to transition their organisation towards a social enterprise model. 

    A workshop designed by ACRE - the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship as part of the Social Enterprise Academy global network. 

    ACRE is a globally recognised social enterprise that exists to drive the renewal of Australia’s rural communities so that future generations may thrive. 

    Our ambition
    1. Develop the entrepreneurial mindset, skills and behaviours in every young person across rural Australia by 2035, to reverse rural decline. 
    1. Equip every rural community who seeks it, with the knowledge, know-how and networks to lead and achieve a community-led future that is agile, resilient, inclusive and enterprising. 

    The ACRE team 

    Our founders and leaders are experienced entrepreneurs who understand the challenges facing rural Australia and see the potential social enterprise presents for improved rural prosperity.

    Funding acknowledgement 

    This workshop is delivered as part of the Leading Australian Resilient Communities (LARC) program under the Australian Government's $5million Building Resilient Regional Leaders Initiative (Pilot) commitment. Delivered by the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation and the Regional Australia Institute in partnership with Leadership Victoria, Leadership WA, Tasmanian Leaders, the Leaders Institute of South Australia, and the Australian Resilience Centre. 



    Please note: This is a face-to-face session. All catering and stationery provided. Please use common courtesy to commit to the two days required. If you are registering for multiple participants, please include individual email addresses against each registration.


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