Creating a nurse-led social enterprise

This is a one day course aimed at people interested in the development and creation of nurse-led social enterprises. Although this courses is primarily aimed at nurses who are interested in creating social enterprises, this course will still be relevant to other people looking to create a social enterprise in health. If you want to listen to part of the content of this programme, click here.


  • Learn about the various legal structures and processes to create social enterprise
  • Understand the reasons that most social enterprises fail and how to avoid these
  • Be able to support yourself and your team through the creation process

This course will contain the following topics:

  • What is a social enterprise
  • Particular issues around nurse-led social enterprises
  • Legal structures
  • Pension and TUPE issues
  • Developing a "beermat business plan" for your social enterprise
  • Financing a social enterprise
  • Planning for the transition
  • Why most social enterprises fail
  • Developing entrepreneurial skills
  • Operating outside the NHS
  • Where to get support and advice

The next course will take place on Tuesday 9th September 2008 in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire.

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