Innovate for Sustainable Impact: Fostering Social Enterprise through Sustainable Strategies, Thursday 23rd May 2024, 10.00am-12.30pm, Online 

10:00 am - 12:30 pm 23/05/2024


       

Innovate for Sustainable Impact: Fostering Social Enterprise through Sustainable Strategies

Hosted by Teesside University International Business School

Thursday 23rd May 2024, 10.00am-12.30pm, Online 

Summary

This online event will bring together thought leaders and practitioners to discuss how to foster innovation and provide sustainable strategies to social enterprises. The event will feature keynote speaker and breakout sessions where participants will share their experiences of fostering social enterprise innovation and barriers. Participants will learn about the latest trends in social enterprise and how to apply innovative approaches to address social and environmental challenges such as Funding and Sustainability, Impact Measurement, Scaling and Growth, among others. Participants will also gain insights from leading experts on how to provide strategic support to social enterprises.

Moreover, the event presents a unique opportunity for academics and leaders to share best practices in social enterprise education for future improvement of enterprise education curriculum for the benefit of students in some of the modules we offer such as sustainability, strategy and Society, Enterprise and practise, sustainable leadership, responsible leadership, among others. By fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange, this event aims to ensure that participants are well-prepared to tackle the complexities of the evolving social enterprise landscape.

Speakers
Dr Alex Hope, Northumbria University and Co-Chair of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) Climate Change and Environment working group and a past Vice-Chair of the UK and Ireland PRME Chapter
Dr Nugun Jellason, Teesside University
Dr Michelle Booth, Northumbria University
Social Enterprise expert (tbc)
Dr Suzanne Hague, Teesside University
Dr Sina Joneidy and Dr Gbemisola Ogbolu, Teesside University (facilitators)

AGENDA (subject to change) 

10:00 AM – 10:05 AM Welcome
10:05 AM – 10:10 AM Introduction to key themes – Dr Gbemisola Ogbolu
10:10 AM – 10:50 AM Keynote speaker: an inspiring and thought-provoking talk by a renowned expert in social enterprise, highlighting the importance of innovation and strategic support for social impact by Dr Alex Hope (Deputy Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Business and Law, Northumbria University and Co-Chair of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) Climate Change and Environment working group and a past Vice-Chair of the UK and Ireland PRME Chapter)
10:50 AM – 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Breakout Rooms – Participants breakout into small groups to share their experiences of fostering social enterprise innovation and the barriers (Dr Nugun Jellason – Teesside University and Dr Michelle Booth -Northumbria University ).
11:30 AM – 11:40 AM Break
11:40 AM – 11:55 AM Talk by Social Enterprise Expert  A practical and informative session by a social enterprise practitioner, sharing insights and strategies for fostering innovation within social enterprises.
11:55 AM – 12:10 PM Talk by Academics – A research-based presentation by Dr Suzanne Hague, exploring the latest trends and advancements in social enterprise innovation.
12:10 PM – 12:20 PM Question and Answer Session – An opportunity for participants to engage with the speakers and ask questions about the topics covered facilitated by Dr Sina Joneidy
12:20PM – 12:30 PM Closing

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EEUK Members FREE
Non-Members £50

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