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                Social Enterprise Academy

                Join like-minded people to tackle the world’s most complex and urgent problems.

                Our Social Entrepreneurship Academy is a six-week program designed to help our students, staff and recent graduates build a social enterprise.?

                Workshops will include panel discussions with social entrepreneurs and draw on UQ expertise on the latest social entrepreneurship tools and methodologies to foster real-world experience. The program will support you to transform your ideas into sustainable action.

                Applications for the Semester 1 program have closed.

                Over six weeks, you will attend weekly workshops on how to develop?a sustainable project that addresses a social or environmental need.

                Sessions will also include contact with the local social entrepreneurship ecosystem and first-hand recounts of some of the challenges social entrepreneurs face.

                Self-paced schedule

                • Session 1. Social Entrepreneurship 101
                  An overview of social entrepreneurship, the local ecosystem and form teams.
                • Session 2.??Exploring the problem
                  Understand the basics of design-thinking and the importance of problem discovery.??
                • Session 3.??Design Thinking
                  Understand the importance of human-centred design, and the relevance of using Design Thinking in your process
                • Session 4.??Investment and Business Model Panel
                  Discussion with industry experts about financing your social enterprise and the importance of robust business models
                • Session 5.??Business Models and Pitching.?
                  Learn how to put together your business model and how to pitch it
                • Session 6.??Get feedback
                  Pitch your own idea or business and get feedback from mentors.

                This program is for students, staff and alumni from any faculty?with?an interest in creating?organisations that:

                • meet a community need, i.e.: housing, education,?food security or economic opportunity for marginalised groups
                • create a business model to be both the ends and means of a social goal
                • demonstrate better ways of doing business
                • generate income for another charitable or community purposes.

                Don’t have an idea?

                We can match you with a team based on your skill sets and interests. You’ll be provided with hands-on training and mentoring to test and prototype a social enterprise idea.

                Applications are currently closed and will reopen in July.?

                Social Enterprise Semester Two

                Applications open 15 July 2020
                Program commences Wednesday 19?August 2020 from 12-2pm

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