Workshops & Training

Social enterprise training and events birmingham

We understand that with social enterprise, there’s not always a one size fits all. That’s why we offer training tailored to your needs as well as a diverse programme of events and training to build the capacity of the social enterprise sector in Birmingham and beyond.


Bespoke Workshops and Training

Whether it’s raising awareness of the social enterprise model with your staff team, advising on marketing and social media for social enterprise or helping your board or trustees understand legal structures and good governance – we can help!

Over the past 20 years we have run bespoke social enterprise workshops to develop skills with NEET young people, refugee groups, women and BAME groups, as well as bespoke programmes to support the start-up of social enterprises with charities and communty groups.

We are always on the look out to help more communities grow through social enterprise.


How we Can Help

The types of made to measure training we have run in the past is varied, but has included:

– Consortia building

– Enterprising behaviour

– Funding and sustainability

– Getting started in social enterprise

– Governance

– How to conduct a feasibility study

– Introduction to social enterprise

– Legal structures

– Social Impact Measurement

– Social Investment

Events and training for social enterprise

 Our Events and Training Programme

iSE runs a varied programme of events throughout the year, including the annual CITYDRIVE – a week-long programme of events showcasing social enterprise in Birmingham.

Find out about our current events here

“iSE’s grasp of key social enterprise support issues is second to none. They are at the leading edge of support techniques and methods. Staff are patient, friendly and helpful and have a real, practical understanding of how best to deliver effective business support.” Alun Severn, Third Sector Services


“Great event – knowledgeable trainer, presented at a great pace enabling training to be understood – iSE is a great organisation and I look for to working with iSE in the future”. Sandwell Women’s Aid


Social enterprise and construction networking event at Signing T


To discuss your needs please contact us on 0121 71 1411 or email