Updated: Jul 25
The Business Model Canvas is a powerful tool to get a quick sense of how a business works. It can also be used to show how businesses can create social good.
In this episode, we will be going over revenue strategies and expenses that are expected in a social enterprise. We will also use Embers Staffing Solutions as a case study to see how those elements fit into a business model.
00:00 – Intro
00:49 – The role of revenue and expenses
05:04 – Case Study: Embers Staffing Solutions
07:33 – Outro
Business Model Generation: https://www.strategyzer.com/books/business-model-generation
Embers Social Enterprize case study by the Trico Foundation: https://tricofoundation.ca/embers-staffing-solutions-social-enterprize-case-study/
Buy Social Canada procurement resources: https://www.buysocialcanada.com/learn/all-resources/
Download the Social Business Model Canvas template: https://strategymadesimple.ca/social-business-model-canvas-download
Sign up for the Social Business Modelling Workshop: https://strategymadesimple.ca/workshops
You can continue the conversation by joining SocialEconomyConnect.com. Social Economy Connect is a free mutual support platform for practitioners, social entrepreneurs, co-op members and developers and third sector supporters to discuss issues and solutions with a focus on social outcomes in the economy.
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Scripted, recorded and edited by: Matthew Rempel
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About the Author:
Matthew Rempel is a social enterprise development coach, with a focus on marketing. He helps social enterprises focus in on the core values of their business, and present them in clear language for their customers and clients. He has connected and interviewed many social enterprise leaders in Canada and around the world. He is also a lifelong nerd, and will gladly use analogies from games and movies to explain complex topics.