Social Entrepreneurship Course

  • Start Date

    06 Jul, 2021

  • End Date

    09 Jul, 2021

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

Upon successful completion of this course, the participants will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Examine the concepts underpinning social entrepreneurship to gain a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities
  • Investigate the best practices, successes and failures, of social entrepreneurship.
  • Critically assess the range of strategic and operational issues faced by those who create and manage social enterprises.
  • Investigate and evaluate the role, requirements and challenges facing a “corporate social entrepreneur”.
  • Create and/or revise a business model for a social enterprise.



  • Creating social value:
  • Role of civil society
  • What makes a successful social entrepreneur and where are they working?
  • The link between innovation and social enterprise
  • Social change theories
  • History of social entrepreneurship
  • Current trends in social entrepreneurship
  • Development and implementation paths for the social enterprise
  • Idea identification and feasibility analysi
  • Marketing plans for the social enterprise
  • Legal issues facing the social entrepreneur
  • Management and governance structures for the successful social enterprise
  • Performance measurement requirements
  • Financing and capital structure (including unique options such as community bonds, social loan funds, and social venture exchange)
  • Leadership qualities for, and requirements of, the social entrepreneur
  • Assessing and communicating social impact
  • Scaling social innovation
  • The role/requirements and challenges facing the "corporate social entrepreneur"



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1st Batch:        16th – 19th Feb, 2021

2nd Batch:      6th – 9th July, 2021    

3rd Batch:       2nd – 5th Nov, 2021

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
16 Feb, 2021 19 Feb, 2021
Start Date End Date
06 Jul, 2021 09 Jul, 2021
Start Date End Date
02 Nov, 2021 05 Nov, 2021
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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