Make Meaning

Social enterprise and entrepreneurship challenge

A unique 3 or 5 day program, challenging students to learn and activate their ideas into reality

SOC-ENT Rapid and SOC-ENT Express taking students on a 3 or 4 day journey in the life of a social entrepreneur.

The SOC-ENT Express is a training conference and social enterprise challenge for students committed to developing the skills to become effective social change makers. The challenge begins by providing students with an overview of a theoretical framework and background to social enterprise and social entrepreneurship.

SOC-ENT Rapid and SOC-ENT Express both include the option for students to develop and pitch an idea for a social enterprise. This includes intro to social enterprise, storytelling canvas, and communications training.

Topics we cover are:

  • What is social entrepreneurship?

  • What is social enterprise?

  • The Maker Movement (and emerging youth movements)

  • Ethics and social enterprise.

An overview of skills we will develop are:

  • Developing a business model

  • Presentation and pitch skills

  • Team Work