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good enterprise series: turn your ideas into action - building a framework

what we are doing

This workshop series is designed to give participants the skills needed to turn good ideas into action, in order to strengthen and grow the social entrepreneurship community in Wellington. Ten workshops facilitated by highly experienced entrepreneurs and experts in a variety of fields will provide participants with actionable advice, transferable skills and inspiration to develop their visions for community-focused business. Covering everything from testing and pitching ideas through to legal and marketing, this innovative and interactive series will have something of value for anyone interested in starting a business, whether social or otherwise.

Social entrepreneurship uses entrepreneurial principles to organise, create, and manage a venture in order to achieve a desired social change, solve a social problem or strengthen community.

what you will learn

10 Launchpad Workshops - Propelling you towards making your good enterprise come to life

1. What does it mean? 19th March
2. Sorting Ideas - testing for viability 21st March

3. Building a Framework - business plans with flexibility 26 March - this class
Run a lean canvas to create business plans structured to a product or service and quickly find a market fit. Deep understanding allows for flexibility in plans as well as identifying and analysing new opportunities as they arise.

Find out what the presenter, Michael has to say about this workshop:

4. Mingle and Pitch - networking and pitching 4th April
5. Get Stuff Done - effective execution 9th April
6. Customer Validation - market research and analysis 11th April
7. Spreading the Word - market strategy & planning 16th April
8. Lock It Down - legal set up 18th April
9. Make It Rain - attracting funding 23rd April
10. Powerful Presentations - presenting your product 30th April

type of class intro

skill required beginner

your chalkler will be

Michael Elwood-Smith
An experienced strategist and entrepreneur with electronics engineering degree from Canterbury; Michael’s career in ICT in NZ, UK and Switzerland, and work at Creative HQ with many successful entrepreneurs provides a rich background to help people working in startups and high-growth companies. Michael is a practitioner of ‘lean startup’ and ‘business model canvas’, and continues to explore new ventures with great people.

what to bring

Something to take notes if you wish. Please not there may be preparatory work to complete prior to some workshops.

cost 30 (incl. GST) waged

$20 (incl. GST) unwaged - email [masked] and confirm your attendance and pay cash at the workshop

275 Package Deal for all 10 workshops

how to book and pay
We expect pre-payment for all classes.
RSVP and pay using this paypal link or
deposit 30 into chalkle's Kiwibank account:
Reference:[masked] - Your name

We require a minimum of 2 people for this class to go ahead.

our cancellation policy
If you RSVP for a class and fail to show up, you will get a "no show". Three no shows means you will be removed from chalkle°. You may request to rejoin after six months.
If you cancel your RSVP:
- less than 3 days before = no refund
- after 7pm the night before = no refund and a "no show" will be recorded

about chalkle°
chalkle° connects people interested in teaching and learning from each other face-to-face -- in a fun, social environment!
Choose from many affordable lessons up for grabs (from intros to master classes) in agriculture, art and craft, business, construction, digital media, food, languages, music and performance, science, technology and zombie survival... and many of the lessons are free!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks Sarah :)

    March 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, could you please give me some directions how to find the place? I know where Forresters Lane is, but have no idea where number 2 is.

    March 26, 2013

    • Sarah A.

      If you just head down Forrester lane, the Sustainability Trust is on your right at the end of the drive, you can't really miss it. It has big glass windows all down the right side of the car park area.

      March 26, 2013

  • Rob N.

    I have made the payment today! Cheers

    1 · March 25, 2013

  • chalkle

    If you are on the waitlist and would like to attend this session, please email [masked] about prepayment for the class. Your status will be moved to Yes when we have received a notification from you

    March 25, 2013

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