Here’s the Pitch: Pitching your Social Enterprise
“Pitching” your work to key stakeholders is critical for every social entrepreneur to master. Here’s your chance to learn about the value of “the pitch” and practice yours in a safe environment. In this educational event focused on “Pitching Your Social Enterprise” adult, middle school and high school participants will:
- Learn how to identify the value they are offering and craft their story to make an effective pitch
- Review video examples to identify elements of a successful pitch
- Be pushed to answer the “So what?” questions: Why does your work matter? Why do you do what you do?
- Have the ability to volunteer to practice their pitch
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 4:00-6:00pm, including networking time
Location: Terrence Murphy Hall. University of Saint Thomas, 1000 LaSalle, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Light refreshments will be provided.
About the Hosts
This event was created in part to provide skills and strategies for Youth Social Entrepreneurs to become more effective agents of change. Three organizations committed to social enterprise in the Twin Cities are partnering to host this inter-generational event:
The Social Enterprise Alliance Twin Cities Chapter —the leading membership organization for building the field of social enterprise in North America.
The Sundance Family Foundation – The Sundance Family Foundation supports and strengthens family stability worldwide.
The Center for Nonprofit Management, Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas – The CNM is a resource for leaders seeking to enhance their strategic competency and ability to build resilient organizations.