Sandpit Workshop: Doing good in the Sheffield city region


In times of austerity and uncertainty, doing good is becoming an increasingly complex task.

Organisations doing good in our city region (e.g. social enterprises, charities, cooperatives, non-profit service providers, community interest companies etc.) face multiple challenges, including increasing demand, limited resources and diminishing funding. Therefore, this sandpit aims to kickstart the development of innovative ways of collaboratively addressing these challenges.

To this end, the sandpit workshop will include discussion of challenges faced by those looking to do good, enabling the sharing of experiences with others, it will also explore ways in which such organisations could work with the Management School to help address the challenges they face and in doing good. Therefore, we invite leaders, entrepreneurs, employees and volunteers from such organisations, and all those that are interested in doing good more widely, for a free morning workshop.


  • 08.30 – 9.00 Arrival, breakfast and networking

  • 9.00 – 10.00 Your Challenges – Roundtable discussions of challenges faced by participating organisations in the Sheffield City Region

  • 10.00 – 10.15 Ways of Working Together – Presentation/Panel Discussion on collaboration between organisations and Sheffield University Management School

  • 10.15 – 11.15 Exploring Opportunities – Roundtable discussions on potential future cooperation to solve the challenges faced and do good, includes a refreshment break

  • 11.15 - 11.30 Next steps and wrap up


The workshop we will be jointly facilitated by Sheffield University Management School staff;


Please contact if you have any questions about the event.


Event Details

When: April 24, 2018 at 8:30am—12:00pm

Where: Conduit Road, Sheffield, S10 1FL

Type: Alumni, Student, Business

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