A social enterprise is, like any normal business structure, created to generate profits for the organization. However, unlike a traditional company, it seeks to address certain social issue with extraordinary ideas and solutions. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the various types of social enterprises, cases studies on innovative ways to solve social problems, measuring social impact, different ways to get funding and much more about being an entrepreneur of a social enterprise.
This is a hands-on workshop that will inspire the participants to start doing instead of dreaming.
What will be covered:
- Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship in Singapore
- Types of Social Enterprises
- Social problems and benefits enterprise can bring
- Creative Thinking for Innovation
- Funding a Social Enterprise
- Digital Marketing & Story Telling
- Measuring Social Impact
- Sharing of experiences by existing social enterprises
Pedro Adrian Aguirre has lived and worked in USA, Mexico, Belgium, Germany, India and Singapore. He is a dynamic public speaker and has been invited to share his opinions and insights at several leadership development conferences in Belgium, Brazil, Serbia, Germany, Portugal, France, Spain, Mexico and Singapore.
Apart from being a global citizen, he has also developed, implemented and managed numerous initiatives e.g. coordinated AIESEC’s expansion to Rwanda, co-Founded a social enterprise in Singapore, selected as a Young Social Entrepreneur by the Singapore International Foundation
The social enterprise, Make The Change, that he has co-founded has even won the commendation award of the start-up of the year category for Presidental Challenge Social Enterprise Award 2015.
Through the events he has organised and his active social media presence, he has the strong ability to bring people together to create impact, both big and small.
Friday, September 29th
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
30 Merchant Rd. Riverside Point Building #03-22
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