Events – Red Ochre http://redochre.org.uk Creating change by supporting change Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:28:42 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Introduction to Social Enterprise http://redochre.org.uk/introduction-to-social-enterprise-3/ http://redochre.org.uk/introduction-to-social-enterprise-3/#respond Mon, 18 Apr 2016 11:11:03 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=3140 Read more »]]> Explore and understand this global phenomenon, learn how you too can change the world.  

WHEN

Tuesday, 14th June 2016 from 14:00 to 17:00

WHERE

British Library Business & IP Centre – 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

COST

£15.00, inc. VAT, inc. eventbrite fees

BOOKING LINK

eventbrite

THE WORKSHOP

Social Enterprise is attracting immense attention from people wanting to create innovative solutions to the World’s problems. In the last 10 years it has gone from being operated at a micro-level to being seriously applied and studied by governments and academics

This workshop will introduce you to the basics of social enterprise,

  • What it means
  • How it is practiced
  • What makes it different,
  • How you can engage with it

The workshop will benefit those wanting to start or grow a social enterprise, or those that want to improve the social impact of their existing businesses and for those interested in the topic

The workshop will cover the following areas

  • What is a social enterprise
  • The forces supporting the growth of social enterprise
  • Exciting examples from around the world
  • Fundamental considerations
  • Legal considerations
  • The importance of social change and innovation
  • Profit and social change – getting the balance right
  • Creating sustainable business models
  • Sustainability
  • Networks, resources and sources of support
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Introduction to Social Enterprise http://redochre.org.uk/introduction-to-social-enterprise-2/ http://redochre.org.uk/introduction-to-social-enterprise-2/#respond Wed, 30 Mar 2016 09:53:25 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=3094 Read more »]]> Explore and understand this global phenomenon, learn how you too can change the world.  

WHEN

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 from 10:00 to 13:00

WHERE

British Library Business & IP Centre – 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

COST

£15.00, inc. VAT, inc. eventbrite fees

BOOKING LINK:

Eventbrite

THE WORKSHOP

Social Enterprise is attracting immense attention from people wanting to create innovative solutions to the World’s problems. In the last 10 years it has gone from being operated at a micro-level to being seriously applied and studied by governments and academics

This workshop will introduce you to the basics of social enterprise,

  • What it means
  • How it is practiced
  • What makes it different,
  • How you can engage with it

The workshop will benefit those wanting to start or grow a social enterprise, or those that want to improve the social impact of their existing businesses and for those interested in the topic

The workshop will cover the following areas

  • What is a social enterprise
  • The forces supporting the growth of social enterprise
  • Exciting examples from around the world
  • Fundamental considerations
  • Legal considerations
  • The importance of social change and innovation
  • Profit and social change – getting the balance right
  • Creating sustainable business models
  • Sustainability
  • Networks, resources and sources of support

 

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Making your business more ethical http://redochre.org.uk/making-your-business-more-ethical/ http://redochre.org.uk/making-your-business-more-ethical/#respond Thu, 17 Mar 2016 19:48:41 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=3083 Read more »]]> This is an interactive half day workshop for owners, directors and senior managers of enterprises and organisations seeking to make their businesses more ethical and green.

Ethical, environmental and social considerations are of growing importance to the public and to large commercial and statutory purchasers of goods and services.

Where: British Library IP Centre, Euston Road, London

When: Tuesday 17th May 2016

Time: 10:00-13:00 GMT

Cost: £15, inclusive of VAT and ticketing fees

Visit eventbrite for more information or to book.

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Introduction to Social Enterprise http://redochre.org.uk/introduction-to-social-enterprise/ http://redochre.org.uk/introduction-to-social-enterprise/#respond Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:44:59 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=3049 Read more »]]> Explore and understand this global phenomenon, learn how you too can change the world.

Social Enterprise is attracting immense attention from people wanting to create innovative solutions to the World’s problems. In the last 10 years it has gone from being operated at a micro-level to being seriously applied and studied by governments and academics.

This workshop will introduce you to the basics of social enterprise:

  • What it means
  • How it is practiced
  • What makes it different
  • How you can engage with it

The workshop will benefit those wanting to start or grow a social enterprise, or those that want to improve the social impact of their existing businesses and for those interested in the topic.

The workshop will cover the following areas:

  • What is a social enterprise
  • The forces supporting the growth of social enterprise
  • Exciting examples from around the world
  • Fundamental considerations
  • Legal considerations
  • The importance of social change and innovation
  • Profit and social change – getting the balance right
  • Creating sustainable business models
  • Sustainability
  • Networks, resources and sources of support

WHEN: Wednesday, 23 March 2016 from 10:00 to 13:00 (GMT)

WHERE: British Library Business & IP Centre – 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB

COST: £50 inc VAT, and eventbrite fees

TO BOOK: Visit eventbrite

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Free Training: Making your business more ethical http://redochre.org.uk/free-training-making-your-business-more-ethical-3/ http://redochre.org.uk/free-training-making-your-business-more-ethical-3/#respond Tue, 22 Dec 2015 14:08:28 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=2994 Read more »]]> This is an interactive half day workshop for owners, directors and senior managers of enterprises and organisations seeking to make their businesses more ethical and green.

Ethical, environmental and social considerations are of growing importance to the public and to large commercial and statutory purchasers of goods and services.

Where: British Library IP Centre, Euston Road, London

When: Tuesday 22nd February 2016

Time: 10:00-13:00 GMT

Cost: Free

Visit eventbrite for more information or to book.

 

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Enterprise Growth: Access to IMPACT http://redochre.org.uk/enterprise-growth-access-to-impact/ http://redochre.org.uk/enterprise-growth-access-to-impact/#respond Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:42:21 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=2954 Read more »]]> Are you ambitious to grow your business and also want to find out more about how you contribute more to your community?

Did you know that by becoming more socially responsible, you could dramatically impact the results that you are getting in your organisation by increasing your access to:

  • customers
  • talent and
  • finance

Course leaders: Enterprise Growth: Red Ochre, SME Connect and Mont Blanc Coaching.

When: Thursday, 4 February 2016 from 17:30 to 20:30 (GMT)

Where: BL IP Centre, London, United Kingdom

Cost: Free

For more information and to book your place visit eventbrite.

 

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Free Training: Making your business more ethical http://redochre.org.uk/free-training-making-your-business-more-ethical-2/ http://redochre.org.uk/free-training-making-your-business-more-ethical-2/#respond Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:37:39 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=2896 Read more »]]> This is an interactive half day workshop for owners, directors and senior managers of enterprises and organisations seeking to make their businesses more ethical and green.

Ethical, environmental and social considerations are of growing importance to the public and to large commercial and statutory purchasers of goods and services.

Where: British Library IP Centre, Euston Road, London

When: Tuesday 1st December 2015

Time: 10:00-13:00 GMT

Cost: Free

Visit eventbrite for more information or to book.

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Free Introduction to Lean Startup training http://redochre.org.uk/free-introduction-to-lean-startup-training/ http://redochre.org.uk/free-introduction-to-lean-startup-training/#respond Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:30:11 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=2737 Read more »]]> What: Introduction to Lean Start Up

When: 3rd December  17.30-19.30

Who: Uday Thakkar

Where: Portobello Business Centre

Cost: Free of charge

For more details and booking information visit eventbrite.

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Free Introduction to Crowdfunding training http://redochre.org.uk/free-crowdfunding-training/ http://redochre.org.uk/free-crowdfunding-training/#respond Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:27:30 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=2735 Read more »]]> What: Introduction to Crowdfunding

When: Thursday 24 September 17.30-19.30

Who: Robert Foster

Where: Portobello Business Centre

Cost: Free of charge

For more details and booking information visit this eventbrite link.

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Investment Escalator: Free training in June-July http://redochre.org.uk/investment-escalator-free-training-in-june-july/ http://redochre.org.uk/investment-escalator-free-training-in-june-july/#respond Tue, 12 May 2015 13:41:43 +0000 http://redochre.org.uk/?p=2664 Read more »]]> Red Ochre are pleased to  announce a series of four new bite-sized workshops (1 hour) delivered in partnership with Investment Escalator at LSBU.

Where? All events are held at the Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation, Saint George’s Circus, London, SE1 6FE.

Click here for more details or to book a place.

What is Lean Start Up, and how do I start?

When: 29 June 2015 (1:00pm – 3:00pm)

Lean Start Up is a methodology to improve the success of launching new businesses as well as improving the
efficiency of existing businesses. Though closely identified with technology startups the technique originates
from manufacturing and is applicable to all types, sizes and stages of business.

The workshop will look at the basics of the Lean Start Up methodology and how it improves the
success of your enterprise.

We will also look at how the methodology works with the Business Model Canvas, a great tool to help you
understand and manage every aspect of your enterprise better.

11 ways to develop your team working and delegation skills

When: 30 June 2015 (1:00pm – 3:00pm)

This workshop is aimed at founders, directors and senior managers who are about to start
recruiting and managing people or are on the point of increasing their employee complement.

The lack of management skills is regarded as the greatest enterprise weakness in the UK.

The objectives of this bite-size introduction is to guide founders and/or managers in developing the skills to
develop their delegation and team management skills particularly in ways to managing people so that their
enterprises grow into successful and sustainable businesses.

Crowdfunding – 5 things you need to know

When: 10 July 2015 (1:00pm – 3:00pm)

Companies are traditionally funded through equity, debt and occasionally through grants. Crowd funding is an
alternative form of funding that is growing in popularity as it becomes more widely understood.

Robert Foster will explore the pros and cons of crowd funding, how it works, and what is it best suited to. Case
studies and examples, both successful and unsuccessful, are used throughout this interactive workshop.

A Strategic Approach to Raising Finance

When: 27 July 2015 (1:00pm – 3:00pm)

Aimed at owners/managers of new and growing enterprises, you will learn basic planning techniques,
pinpointing times and quantity of funding, building networks, and understanding the language of finance.

The workshop will help you develop skills and understanding of your financing requirements
and managing your finances. It will also better prepare your ability to raise finance and to consider
alternative sources of finance.

For more information

Click here for more details or to book a place.

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