Free local course for social entrepreneurs

The Social Enterprise Academy is running its innovative Starting your Social Enterprise course on Islay.

The course covers:

  • understanding social enterprise
  • marketing your social enterprise
  • managing finances
  • generating income and
  • business plans.

It is 8 days, the first two are 17 & 18 January on Islay, the rest of the dates are to be confirmed, it’s hoped at least some will be on Jura.

The course is free to eligible participants and anyone involved with a community groups counts. Travel and childcare costs can be met by Islay and Jura CVS, there are lifts available too.

This is a great opportunity to get some top class training at no cost.

More details are available at

If you are interested or have questions give Rob Tìgeir, Growth at the Edge Local Development Officer a call on 01496 820161 or see him at the service point.

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