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Explore_-_set_2._feasibility_secondary_research_%28andy%29

  The purpose of this module is for you to get a good understanding of the overall feasibility assessment process; specifically, to drill into the first part of that, which is secondary research. You will learn how to scan existing research and summarize it to inform the development of your enterprise. In other words, gathering the facts to make the right decisions. There are a whole slew of videos that have come before this where you look at brainstorming ideas, screening through them, doing some initial feasibility assessment. If you haven’t already done those, we suggest you go back and at least reference them to make sure you’re ready for this module. Please note: If you are completing any courses with a Coach or a Social Enterprise Developer for the Incubator, please email any documents you complete directly to your Coach or Developer - the downloaded documents can not be saved in the online course or your SEI account. Also, Coaches and Developers do not see your answers to the pre- and post-tests; these are for your information only. .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

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L’entrepreneuriat social au féminin, vous connaissez ? L’entrepreneuriat au féminin est un phénomène récent. Toutefois en 2017, toutes les formes entrepreneuriales intéressent les femmes et particulièrement l’entrepreneuriat social.  D’ailleurs peu de statistiques existent sur le sujet, mais dans certains pays, les femmes représentent entre 60 à 80% des personnes qui travaillent, gèrent ou administrent des entreprises sociales.  Pourtant elles demeurent invisibles et les agent.e.s de développement n’adaptent pas leur accompagnement pour bien les desservir. Dans le cadre de ce cours, découvrez les enjeux, mais surtout les motivations des entrepreneures sociales à entreprendre.  7 défis sont clairement énoncés et nous avons besoin de toutes les forces vives du mouvement pour les surmonter. Finalement, plusieurs outils en développement des entreprises sociales avec perspective genre sont présentés, des outils éprouvés et efficaces. Après avoir complété ce module d’apprentissage, les apprenant.e.s seront en mesure comprendre davantage la réalité des femmes entrepreneures sociales. Le cours permettra aux participantes de se familiariser à l’importance d’utiliser des outils et des stratégiques adaptées au genre pour mieux soutenir les femmes qui désirent créer des entreprises sociales. Read More

Explore_set_6._financial_plan_%28andy%29

  The purpose of this course is for you to create a financial plan for your social enterprise. This will include tying your financial plan to your business model canvas, specifically to the related components such as key resources, cost structure and revenue streams.The course will follow this outline: Revisiting the development plan for context Quick review of your progress Overview of the financial plan Detailed walk-through of each of the components Looking towards next steps Please note: If you are completing any courses with a Coach or a Social Enterprise Developer for the Incubator, please email any documents you complete directly to your Coach or Developer - the downloaded documents can not be saved in the online course or your SEI account. Also, Coaches and Developers do not see your answers to the pre- and post-tests; these are for your information only. .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

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  With an increasing demand for socially, environmentally, and culturally focused investment options, corporate models are beginning to emerge that bridge the gap between between for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations.  This course introduces the foundational characteristics of the social enterprise, beginning with the core concept of “blended value”, which comprises both financial value and social value. In addition, we examine: a range of legal frameworks and performance measures; important and applicable analytic decision-aiding concepts used in determining and carrying-out tasks associated with feasibility assessment strategic business planning; and financial and social value forecasting. span> .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

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  The “lean” approach to business planning is a flexible method for today’s rapidly evolving markets. You have a small window of opportunity to successfully launch an idea. Lean business planning gets you there. Most importantly, it answers the question “Is this idea worthy of being a business? Or it is just a hobby?”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  .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

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  The HR planning cycle is absolutely key in the development and maintenance of any effective organization.  If you want to attract and retain talented people, it is imperative that you have a well-defined Human Resources plan and strategy in place. An HR plan that is aligned with your organization’s business objectives will assist you in creating a supportive work environment and culture that will help you to find and keep great people. This course will provide you with information on how to approach the development of a strategic HR plan that supports the alignment of the HR function with the overall strategy or mission of your social enterprise.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    .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

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