Sustaining Social Enterprise: A practitioner forum for sharing good practice

10:00 am - 4:00 pm 25/01/2017

15 Park Vista, Greenwich


University of Greenwich, Hamilton House, 15 Park Vista, Greenwich, London SE10 9LZ

***The Storify for this event can be found here***

This one day ‘Enterprise Exchange’ event enabled delegates to:

  • Discover emerging models of sustainability and social return on investment
  •  Discuss the future of Social Enterprise in a post-Brexit world
  •  See a show case of enterprise activity/success stories
  •  Network with international and UK practitioners
  •  Explore opportunities for future collaboration

Background and summary

EEUK Enterprise Exchange events are one day best practice style mini conferences where educators and practitioners come together to share and exchange good practice and expertise related to enterprise and entrepreneurship education.

This event shared good practice in education for Social Enterprise. Leading speakers in the field included: Social Entrepreneurship in the US – Jeffrey Robinson (Rutgers Business School New Jersey); Social Enterprise Successes in London and the southeast, Charles Oham (University of Greenwich); Measuring Social Impact, Philip Clegg (University of Huddersfield); Social Entrepreneurship in a post Brexit world, Jerry Allen (University of Greenwich); Sustainable Development goals for Social Enterprise, Dr Richard Hull (Goldsmiths, University London); Embedding social Enterprise in the curriculum, Hatice Choli (University of Greenwich); Convergence, Local and Social Enterprise, John Kearns (Partas Ireland) and the ‘Students Eats’ NUS project, Catherine McGrath, University of Huddersfield. The day will conclude with a discussion on Supporting Social Enterprise and further opportunities for development.

Speakers and contributors:

  • Dr Jeffrey A. Robinson, The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development, Rutgers Business School
  • Jerry Allen, i3 Centre, University of Greenwich
  •  Dr Richard Hull, Goldsmiths, Unviersity of London
  •  Charles Oham, University of Greenwich
  •  John Kearns, Partas
  •  Philip Clegg, University of Huddersfield
  •  Dr Hatice Choli, Univeristy of Greenwich
  •  Catherine McGrath, University of Huddersfield 

This event was organised by EEUK and the University of Greenwich

You can download the event slides below:

Catherine McGrath Student Eats

Charles Oham Greenwich

Hatice Choli Greenwich

Jeffrey Robinson Rutgers

Jerry Allen Greenwich

John Kearns Partas

Philip Clegg and Catherine McGarth Huddersfield

Richard Hull Goldsmiths

Attendee details

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