• Providing Access to Business & Social Visionaries

    Providing Access to Business & Social Visionaries

    Maureen Wheeler, Co-founder of The Lonely Planet and The Planet Wheeler Foundation

  • Engaging Exemplars

    Engaging Exemplars

    Dr John Bird MBE, Founder of The Big Issue

  • Showcasing the Value of Social Enterprise

    Showcasing the Value of Social Enterprise

    Sean Gallagher outlines the value of social business

  • Advanced Diploma
  • Leading the Debate

    Leading the Debate

    Social Enterprise Means Business

  • Developing Leaders to Make a Difference

    Developing Leaders to Make a Difference

    Fraser Doherty MBE addresses the ADSE Alumni

Welcome to SSEI.

The School for Social Enterprises in Ireland (SSEI) offers a comprehensive range of  leadership, management and enterprise development programmes and events for the social economy sector.
Founded in 2005, SSEI was formed as a strategic alliance between Ulster University and The Flax Trust, designed to promote sustainable community business and economic development in Ireland.

  • News

    £2000 Bursaries Announced for 2018 New TRANSFORM Programme

    Flax Trust Announce £2000 Funding Available for New TRANSFORM Development Programme

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  • Events

    Social Enterprise Masterclass- Ballymena - 24th Nov 2017

    Brian Tannerhill MBE spoke at the Social Enterprise Masterclass- Ballymena – 24th November 2017
    Click below to download his event speech

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  • Advanced Diploma

    New Delivery Model 2018

    The 2018 ‘TRANSFORM’ Social Enterprise Development Programme pioneers a new delivery model and offers the award of Ireland’s leading qualification in Social Enterprise , the Advanced Diploma in Social Enterprise combined with the designation ‘Flax Trust Fellow’.

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Our Partners

SSEI Partners

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