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7 minutes | Operations | Manage a Social Enterprise

Key Metrics/ Key Performance Indicators Overview

Key metrics – sometimes referred to as Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) – are quantitative or qualitative measures commonly used for assessing, comparing, and tracking performance or productivity in an organization.

10 minutes | Raising Capital & Fundraising | Grow a Social Enterprise

Corporate Sponsorship Overview

The strategic purpose of corporate sponsorship fundraising is to activate corporate responsibility through meaningful value propositions. Corporate Sponsorship is a common choice for ESEs as the business will already have corporate partners.

11 minutes | Raising Capital & Fundraising | Grow a Social Enterprise

Grants Overview

The strategic purpose of grant fundraising is to activate institutional generosity. Grants are a common choice for ESEs as workforce development is a priority of many grantmakers.

5 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Orientation & Onboarding Overview

Having orientation and onboarding enables employment social enterprises to establish common ground and provide transparency around culture, policies, and expectations (both program- and business-related

4 minutes | Operations | Manage a Social Enterprise

Facilities Overview

An enterprise’s facilities should be selected, designed, maintained, and renovated with intention and purpose.

8 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Participant Worker Feedback Overview

Participant worker feedback refers to the formal process of gathering and responding to feedback from social enterprise participant workers, with an emphasis on equity, ease of use for decision-making, review by leadership, and continuous improvement.

7 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Manage a Social Enterprise

Employee Relations Overview

Employee relations refers to the overall relationship between an organization and its employees. This includes factors like company culture, employee engagement, lines of communication between staff and leadership, and workplace policies.

11 minutes | Marketing | Manage a Social Enterprise

Social Media Overview

With such widespread use and increasing impact on consumption habits, leveraging social media platforms should be a component of your social enterprise’s marketing efforts. 

10 minutes | Marketing | Manage a Social Enterprise

External Communications Overview

Devising an external communications plan that aligns with your organizational goals will help you reach your target audiences where they are, present them with information that resonates, and move them to take action. 

11 minutes | Marketing | Manage a Social Enterprise

Brand Strategy Overview

Whether you’re selling a product or a service, or you’ve been in business for one year or several decades, having a strong brand creates credibility, distinguishes you from your competition, builds trust, and helps your customers remember you.