Workshops

The Network Entrepreneur

Stir to Action Workshop Programme 2018-19
Date:
October 2018 to July 2019
Times:
10am - 4pm
Location:
TBC
Price:
£75
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If ‘entrepreneur’ is the word for someone who starts up an enterprise, what do you call someone whose focus is building ‘eco-systems’ to support the emergence of many enterprises?  Network entrepreneur might fit. But the term also applies to a new perspective on pro-social entrepreneurship, organisational development, and movement building.

For the last seven years, Jay Tompt has been exploring these dimensions in his work at different geographic scales – local, regional, national, and international. And the challenges: how does one create value and derive a livelihood in this context?

This one-day workshop will cover theory, practice, tools, and real-life examples.

What will it cover?

  • Leadership and innovation
  • Helpful bits of network theory
  • Network mapping and other tools
  • Case studies

What will I leave with?

  • A new understanding of networks and value creation
  • A new confidence in building productive relationships
  • Tools for building enterprising ecosystems
  • New friends and collaborators

Who is it for?

This workshop is for pro-social entrepreneurs and innovators, economic development officers, community economic development practitioners, and other change makers.

Jay Tompt is a co-founding member of the Totnes REconomy Project, Jay is also playing leading roles in several network-building initiatives - Devon Convergence, the international REconomy Community of Practice and CtrlShift: Emergency Summit for Change. Prior to moving to the UK from San Francisco, Jay spent 10 years as entrepreneur and consultant in the ‘green business movement'. He's also a fellow of the RSA, associate lecturer at Plymouth University, and independent consultant.

Location

TBC

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Questions

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workshops@stirtoaction.com