Understanding cooperative and social enterprise

19th August 2012

This two day course provides an executive overview of the social and economic contribution of cooperative and social enterprises.

Participants will develop knowledge about the rationale, purposes and practices of cooperative and social enterprises so that they can contribute to informed discussions with policy makers, financial institutions, business support advisers, charity trustees, company directors and work colleagues. The course covers the origins and forms of social enterprise in the public, private and third sectors, and then provides opportunities to apply a social entrepreneurial perspective to practical issues. The course is delivered by Rory Ridley-Duff from Sheffield Business School, Cliff Southcombe from Social Enterprise Europe and Bob Cannell, Cooperative Business Consultants. For further information visit the website http://sheffieldsummerschool.eventbrite.com

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