Social UP: Design Thinking for Sustainable Social Enterprises

This high energy 1 day course is designed for those wanting an introduction to Design Thinking for Sustainable Social Enterprises and how it can help you to drive customer centric service innovation and growth within your organisation. It will give you a common level of understanding of the principles of Design Thinking, the terminology, and the key tools.

Social Enterprise Mark CIC is involved in the Social UP project, which aims to use design thinking principles to improve the sustainability, social impact and scalability of social enterprises, to enable them to achieve their societal mission in a financially viable manner. This workshop will introduce you to the FREE open access toolkit being developed by the project.

The focus of the course will be on a hands-on approach – ‘Learning by Doing’. We will introduce Design Thinking and Service Design tools and practice, using them via a ‘Think
Like A Startup Canvas and Game’.

The workshop will be facilitated by James Rock, Managing Partner of DesignThinkers UK, and is supported by The Millfields Trust, who are kindly hosting the event.

Date: Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Time: 9:30am registration for a 10am start. Workshop finishes at 4:00pm

Venue: Taylor Conference Room, HQ Business Centre, 237 Union Street, Plymouth PL1 3HQ

Cost: £10+ VAT/fees per person

Lunch and refreshments included

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