‘SUEK to the Regions’ fund and ANPO NTR [Autonomous non-profit organisation for promoting the development of public initiatives in the social sphere ‘New development technologies’] held their second training session in the mining cities and towns of Siberia and the Far East under the ‘From Project to Sustainable Social Business’ programme. Traditionally, various communities of the Krasnoyarsk region took part in the training.
The programme involves graduates of the School of Social Entrepreneurship. Among them are entrepreneurs, representatives of state-funded institutions who provide residents of their cities and towns with sought-after services in the field of education, medicine, sport, culture and leisure as part of their social entrepreneurship projects. The programme's participants from Borodino include Natalia Sklyarenko, a teacher and facilitator from the technical creativity centre, Alena Temnova, Deputy Director of Education at School No. 3, Anastasia Makovetskaya, a researcher at Borodino Town Museum.
During the three-day online workshop, its participants delivered presentations on the strategic development of social businesses. The main interactive part of the workshop was dedicated to such topics as Business Process Modelling, Change Management, Business Positioning, Investment Needs Assessment and Investment Proposal. Those present shared their experiences of providing important services to residents of a number of territories.
Lastly, all participants were assigned tasks for the next session, gave feedback on the programme and thanked its organisers, SUEK and ANPO NTR, business coaches and experts.
SUEK has been delivering the social entrepreneurship programme in the regions, where the company operates, since 2013. Besides, in the year of SUEK's 20th anniversary, ANPO NTR and ‘SUEK to the Regions’ fund have tackled several new projects offering occupational guidance to high school students and other people, developing mentorship and fostering closer ties between schools, universities and production companies.