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Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship


Course objective The course objective is to empower participants to set up social enterprises. Participants acquire the needed knowledge and skills to generate innovative and economically sustainable business solutions by an asset based approach that engage local communities in solving social problems. Participants will be confident in addressing social problems and poverty reduction in their own communities through social economic development and employment creation.

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Course content

Duration 4 weeks

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Introduction to social economy, solidarity concepts, and the entrepreneurial framework. Change agents and social entrepreneurs: What does it take to become a community team player, organising and stimulating social change? Identification and evaluation of social challenges and potential resources in local communities. Determining business feasibility: Formulating social economic ideas, testing and growing them in the community. Strategic business planning: Formulating a business plan ensuring sustainability for the organisation and the community. Marketing and advocacy: Knowing the product and how to communicate the idea. Support opportunities: Introduction to micro financing, entrepreneurial networks, sector basket funds, and other resource pools.

Target group

Course trainer Adrian Nzamba email :, mobile : +255 714 779 397

Schedule This course is offered 4 times in 2013 4th February – 1st March 22nd April – 17th May 5th – 30th August 30th September – 25th October. Tuition fee 800 USD (fee and full accommodation) or 450 USD (including fee and lunch)

Practitioners - especially women and youth - who have the interest and motivation to start up social businesses as well as people in civil society organisations engaged in social entrepreneurship.


Global Platform Tanzania | Courses 2013

Global Platform Tanzania | Courses 2013


Courses 2013  
Courses 2013  

Global Platform Tanzania's Course Catalogue 2013