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SSE powerpoint set used on Masters of Social Entrepreneurship at Roskilde University (in Denmark). February 2009.

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    1. 1. SSE approach to learning
    2. 2. What does SSE do? And how?
    3. 3. … and wants to make it happen An entrepreneurial individual [recruited on the basis of who they are (characteristics / traits etc) + they need no formal qualifications] Has an innovative idea for social change…
    4. 4. So joins the SSE learning programme Expert Witnesses Project Visits Peer learning
    5. 5. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ACT RECALL and REFLECT INSIGHTS UNDERTAKE NEXT ACTION NEXT STEPS
    6. 6. … which has an associated impact on the effectiveness of their organisation Mentoring One to one tutoring and business advice Tailored support, knowledge, and skills development for the individual … Peer group Practitioner contacts/info Action learning
    7. 7. SSE information <ul><li>Learning programmes running for 10+ years </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 400 SSE Fellows around the UK have completed programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Active schools in 7 locations (London, Belfast, East Mids, Fife, West Mids, Liverpool, Cornwall) </li></ul><ul><li>Operates as social franchise (best practice + quality system) </li></ul><ul><li>International developments in progress (Australia / Canada / China) </li></ul>
    8. 8. Social entrepreneurs’ habitat Private Business Public Sector Social Entrepreneurs Voluntary & Community Sector Social Enterprise Third Sector
    9. 9. Social entrepreneurs: then and now
    10. 10. Where does it all begin? <ul><li>Sumeria? </li></ul><ul><li>Medieval Europe? </li></ul><ul><li>Rochdale? </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford? </li></ul><ul><li>Bethnal Green? </li></ul>
    11. 11. (Why) is it growing? <ul><li>Political </li></ul><ul><li>disillusionment </li></ul>Ethical consumerism Wellbeing agenda Mobile, networked society Structural, finance, support options Meaning + purpose at work Political support? Autonomy / self-employment
    12. 12. Who are they? <ul><li>‘ Beneficiaries’, ‘users’, ‘clients’ </li></ul><ul><li>Career changers - corporate - public sector </li></ul><ul><li>Young people / graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Silver radicals </li></ul><ul><li>Third sector professionals and volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone? </li></ul>
    13. 13. Sheenagh Day Maison Bengal Ros Spearing Ebony Horse Club Tokunbo Ajasa-Oluwa Catch22 Magazine
    14. 14. What do we look for? <ul><li>(personal) Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Prone to action / not risk-averse </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative / creative </li></ul><ul><li>Visionary: have clear mission </li></ul><ul><li>Pragmatic </li></ul><ul><li>Persistent / committed </li></ul><ul><li>Resourceful / adaptable / opportunistic </li></ul><ul><li>+ Engagement with community they are aiming to serve </li></ul>
    15. 15. What motivates them? <ul><li>Personal injustice / experience </li></ul><ul><li>Restlessness with status quo </li></ul><ul><li>Identified problem / ‘wrong’ </li></ul><ul><li>Identified opportunity / market niche </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking purpose / meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Faith </li></ul><ul><li>(Inspirational) role model(s) </li></ul>
    16. 16. Workshop exercise <ul><li>Groups of 4/5; pick one of the “potential social entrepreneur” groups </li></ul><ul><li>2) Think about their skills, needs, motivations and background </li></ul><ul><li>3) Put forward a practical project or programme idea to focus on either a) promoting / attracting / recruiting b) supporting / developing </li></ul>
    17. 17. Social entrepreneurs: the future?
    18. 18. Forthcoming trends 1) Resilience 2) Partnership, collaboration and merger 3) Bang for buck 4) The Obama effect 5) Internationalisation 6) Jobs and skills 7) Mobiles 8) Niches 9) Realism 10) Investment + funding
    19. 19. Forthcoming trends 1) Resilience 2) Partnership, collaboration and merger 3) Bang for buck 4) The Obama effect 5) Internationalisation 6) Jobs and skills 7) Mobiles 8) Niches 9) Realism 10) Investment / funding
    20. 20. Investment + Funding
    21. 21. Perfect storm in 12-18 months
    22. 22. Mission-Money Matrix majority activity stay out! proceed with caution prime target on mission off mission more money less money
    23. 23. Recession Matrix? minority activity? stay out (where possible) proceed with (less) caution dreamland on mission off mission more money less money
    24. 24. Partnership: key questions <ul><li>What is the purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>What form should it take? </li></ul><ul><li>Are the shared aims realistic? </li></ul><ul><li>Who should be involved? </li></ul><ul><li>How formal should it be? </li></ul>
    25. 25. Partnership continuum cooperation Types of activity more less complexity and intensity Sharing info for mutual benefit Referrals Informal support Separate goals, resources, structures
    26. 26. Partnership continuum cooperation coordination Types of activity more less complexity and intensity Sharing info for mutual benefit Referrals Informal support Separate goals, resources, structures Event / short-term project Some planning/ division of roles Some shared resources, risks & reward Individual identities maintained
    27. 27. Partnership continuum cooperation coordination collaboration Types of activity more less complexity and intensity Sharing info for mutual benefit Referrals Informal support Separate goals, resources, structures Event / short-term project Some planning/ division of roles Some shared resources, risks & reward Individual identities maintained New structure with common goals All partners contribute resources + gain rewards Longer commitment + durable partnerships
    28. 28. Partnership continuum cooperation coordination merger collaboration Types of activity more less complexity and intensity Sharing info for mutual benefit Referrals Informal support Separate goals, resources, structures Event / short-term project Some planning/ division of roles Some shared resources, risks & reward Individual identities maintained New structure with common goals All partners contribute resources + gain rewards Longer commitment + durable partnerships Most complex Complete integration Most difficult to achieve Least common Multiple variables
    29. 29. Internationalisation <ul><li>Local: global (disconnect?) </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing best practice / knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>[how best to export…+ who decides?] </li></ul><ul><li>Learning by doing </li></ul><ul><li>Political support? </li></ul><ul><li>Structural / finance / support spectrum </li></ul>
    30. 30. Suggested reading <ul><li>Everyday Legends: the stories of 20 great UK Social Entrepreneurs by James Baderman and Justine Law (WW Publishing, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Forces for Good by Leslie Crutchfield & Heather McLeod Grant (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Your Chance to Change the World: the No-Fibbing Guide to Social Entrepreneurship by Craig Dearden-Phillips (DSC, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>The Meaning of Social Entrepreneurship by Greg Dees (Duke Uni, 1998) </li></ul><ul><li>The Power of Unreasonable People by John Elkington and Pamela Hartigan (HBS, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur by Charles Leadbeater (Demos, 1997) </li></ul><ul><li>The Social Entrepreneur by Andrew Mawson (Atlantic Books, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Entrepreneurship: new models of sustainable change by Alex Nicholls et al (OUP, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership in the Social Economy by Charlotte Young and Fiona Edwards-Stuart (SSE, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>OTS think pieces + Social Enterprise in Public Services (Smith Institute) </li></ul>
    31. 31. www.sse.org.uk http://del.icio.us/SSE [email_address] +44 (0)20 8981 0300

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