Imagine what it would mean if communities that lack access to safe drinking water had a simple, affordable way to test their water supply for cholera, a water-borne disease that sickens 4 million people every year and causes an estimated 143,000 deaths? Or we should a way of providing access to affordable health care, electricity, food etc.
Whether it’s by saving lives, protecting the environment or providing micro-lending to women in rural and marginalized areas, social entrepreneurs are more important today than ever before, especially in the time of COVID-19.
This programmes focuses on understanding challenges faced by the continent, how to develop a sustainable and impactful business model for your social enterprise and how to scale it to reach more people that really needs it.
Upon completion, the entrepreneur will receive a Certificate of Competence from Lora accredited by Services SETA.
Course fee: R 7,500.00 [Registration Fee: R 1,000.00]
The course price includes all the study material that will be required to complete the course.
Payment Plans are available.
Groups Discounts are available. For every group of 2 entrepreneurs who register, there is a 20% discount on each entrepreneur who registers for any LORA programme.
The context of Social Entrepreneurship in SA and in Africa
Consider the role of a social entrepreneur vis-à-vis business and government in Africa
Understand what constitutes a systemic and long-lasting social change, and how we can achieve it
Learn from particularly innovative solutions as case studies
Building a Sustainable Financial Model for Your Social Enterprise
Strategy for Social Enterprises;
Monitoring and Evaluation;
Design Thinking & Effectuation;
Marketing Social Entrepreneurs Branding;
Scaling Up a Social Entreprise;
This is a six months certificate programme based on the NQF national hours. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of your studies with dates and times of classes and other activities to help you plan your schedule.
Successful candidates will have:
English and Mathematics Literacy at NQF L4 [Grade 12]
Minimum of five years' work experience, including at management level
Demonstrated motivation, conceptual skills, and drive