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  The purpose of this course is to help you understand how the charities directorate at Canada Revenue Agency regulates business activity by registered charities, including the opportunities, limits, and options for charities undertaking social enterprises. By taking this course, you will learn the advantages and limitations of operating as a charitable non-profit, and be able to make a decision on whether to pursue charitable activity or not.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                .helpButton { display: none; } body.bg { opacity: 0; -moz-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -webkit-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -o-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -webkit-animation-fill-mode: forwards; animation-fill-mode: forwards; } @keyframes cssAnimation { to { opacity: 1; } } @-webkit-keyframes cssAnimation { to { opacity: 1; } } @import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Fjalla+One|Raleway); @import url(https://socialenterpriseinstitute.ca/styles/learnUponMin.css); Read More

  With an increasing demand for socially, environmentally, and culturally focused investment options, corporate models are beginning to emerge that bridge the gap between for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations.  Community Interest Companies (CICs) and Community Contribution Companies (CCCs) are responses to such a gap and have been growing in popularity across the United Kingdom and British Columbia, respectively. Nova Scotia has recently introduced CIC legislation that offers an alternative business structure for those wishing to serve a community purpose. .helpButton { display: none; } body.bg { opacity: 0; -moz-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -webkit-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -o-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -webkit-animation-fill-mode: forwards; animation-fill-mode: forwards; } @keyframes cssAnimation { to { opacity: 1; } } @-webkit-keyframes cssAnimation { to { opacity: 1; } } @import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Fjalla+One|Raleway); @import url(https://socialenterpriseinstitute.ca/styles/learnUpon.css); Read More

  This course will provide a high level overview on classic project management considering the origins, core processes and knowledge areas. It will narrow in on a selection of tools and techniques, specifically helpful for social enterprise development projects including a; RACI Chart, Stakeholder Register, Engagement Assessment Matrix, Gantt Chart, PERT Calculation, and Communications Requirements. Combining the information explored and templates provided, you will be equipped to tackle the critical components of your next social enterprise development project.   *We recommend you also complete the following course “AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT” to learn core practices and key components of Agile project management specifically relevant to social enterprise development. .helpButton { display: none; } body.bg { opacity: 0; -moz-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -webkit-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -o-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -webkit-animation-fill-mode: forwards; animation-fill-mode: forwards; } @keyframes cssAnimation { to { opacity: 1; } } @-webkit-keyframes cssAnimation { to { opacity: 1; } } @import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Fjalla+One|Raleway); @import url(https://socialenterpriseinstitute.ca/styles/learnUponMin.css); Read More

  Purchase this coaching session to get in-person professional advice and assistance.   A coach will be automatically assigned to you based on your chosen issue and topic. Once you pay for the session, they will contact you by your preferred method of communication. The session length is 50 minutes of coaching.  Please allow up to 48 hours (during regular business hours) from submitting your information to receiving a response from your coach. Note on Confidentiality:  All coaches for the Social Enterprise Institute are required to sign a confidentiality agreement, which is designed to protect the information collected about SEI users through the coaching process. Note - the coach will be selected for you by SEI based on your presenting need or issue. .helpButton {  display: none; } body.bg {    opacity: 0;    -moz-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards;    -webkit-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards;    -o-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards;    animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards;    -webkit-animation-fill-mode: forwards;    animation-fill-mode: forwards; } @keyframes cssAnimation {    to {      opacity: 1;    } } @-webkit-keyframes cssAnimation {    to {      opacity: 1;    } } @import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Fjalla+One|Raleway); @import url(https://socialenterpriseinstitute.ca/styles/learnUponMin.css); Read More

  This course introduces another key method of social procurement: The Community Benefit Agreement (CBA). This course’s practical approach walks through the CBA Process and Stages of Implementation. Through complementary examples, this course also identifies opportunities for implementing CBAs and illustrates their potential for social impact in communities.   Agenda Why Social Procurement? Why do social procurement? This segment examines why we should shift current procurement practices and why the value created makes the shift worthwhile. What is a Community Benefit Agreement? This segment introduces a second key method of social procurement: the Community Benefit Agreement. CBA Options: This segment looks at examples of policy mechanisms used to implement community benefit agreements at various levels of government. CBA Process: Where have CBAs been implemented? This segment examines where and how CBAs have been leveraged to create social value on projects. Assessing Your Opportunities: Are there major developments or projects in your community? We take a look at opportunities in your community to engage in a CBA or to participate in the planning, construction and operations of those projects. .helpButton { display: none; } body.bg { opacity: 0; -moz-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -webkit-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -o-animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; animation: cssAnimation 0s ease-in 2s forwards; -webkit-animation-fill-mode: forwards; animation-fill-mode: forwards; } @keyframes cssAnimation { to { opacity: 1; } } @-webkit-keyframes cssAnimation { to { opacity: 1; } } @import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Fjalla+One|Raleway); @import url(https://socialenterpriseinstitute.ca/styles/learnUponMin.css); Read More

Toutes les organisations et les entreprises sociales ont une marque qu’elles ont à gérer et à promouvoir… ou à créer. Elles peuvent aussi avoir une marque à améliorer, ou même à restaurer. Une marque c’est beaucoup plus que des logos et des slogans (même s’ils sont importants). Cela concerne l’identité de l’organisation, l’acquisition de la réputation dont vous avez besoin pour accomplir votre mission. Ce module explorera: La différence entre la force d’une marque et sa reconnaissance Comment réaliser l’évaluation d’une marque Pourquoi une marque est plus qu’un logo – apprendre du code génétique de votre marque Acquiérir et maintenir une réputation organisationnelle Pourquoi toutes les employées sont des ambassadeurs de la marque Read More

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