These KPIS are designed to capture the value created by the SESO (Social Enterprise Support Organisation) and the impact it has on its beneficiary; the SE (Social Enterprise). It it NOT designed to capture the impact created by the SE. The detail gathered will be aggregated for all COPSE members. Please refer to the COPSE survey for a full list of question you can use to survey impact of your SEs. NB: these KPIs are work in progress and might evolve over time. Any comments are welcome, email: info [at] copse.eu or lw [at] oksigenlab.eu
The Idea2Entrepreneur Inventing Green Tool is an online self-assessment, which will help you identify areas where you can improve your social enterprise’s environmental practices.
Operating a green business helps our environment and makes business sense. By introducing environmental management practices and reducing your negative impact, your social enterprise can profit from cost savings through efficiency and productivity gains.
Learn more at www.nesst.org/i2e-green-tool
The Idea2Entrepreneur Talent Tool is an online self-assessment and guided action plan for growing your entrepreneurial leadership skills and capabilities. The tool is designed to guide you through a discovery process with support from a mentor — ensuring you are ready to take the necessary steps to develop your team and build your social enterprise for greater impact.
This version of the tool is for entrepreneurs leading social enterprises at the start-up stage. This means that you and your team are focused on creating a blueprint for your business. There needs to be a clear sense of what the business will offer, what it will do and how it will do it. During this stage, your goals should be proving your user or customer need and solution, having a proof of concept of your product or service, and ultimately a business plan.
Learn more at www.nesst.org/i2e-talent-tool
Online course: “Social Impact Strategy: Tools for Entrepreneurs and Innovators”
Created by: University of Pennsylvania
Taught by: Peter Frumkin, Professor – Nonprofit Leadership Program, School of Social Policy & Practice
Commitment: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
We’ve developed a standardised social enterprise satisfaction survey that you can use to survey your clients and beneficiaries. We hope this proves useful.