Episode 57 - Tracey Muirhead from the School for Social Entrepreneurs Scotland - Social Enterprise Conversations
March 10, 2017•31 min
Tracey Muirhead has been in charge of the School for Social Entrepreneurs Scotland since its inception in 2012. One of the key things the School does is to provide training to enable people to use their own entrepreneurial and creative skills to develop social businesses or charities.
It is these training programmes which help people realise their potential to bring about long-lasting social and environmental change. SSES’s model is different from many other schools in that they bring in experts and practitioners who have built their own social businesses to guide their students through every stage of the business development process. On their longer courses students are even provided with a mentor from one of the school’s corporate partners, really helping these individuals to achieve their goals through advice, coaching, support and contacts.
SSES seeks to empower those with enterprising attitudes to create sustainable solutions to unmet social needs. Most of those that have been thr