Strategic Planning Consultation

Draft Programme:

Strategic Planning Consultation: Sectoral Approaches to developing the Social Economy Policy.

2/3 August 2018, CSIR International Conference Centre, off Lynwood offramp, Meiring Naude Road, Pretoria

Goals of the session:

- Identify goals and outcomes for the Social Economy Policy from the perspective of stakeholders.

- An opportunity to identify cross over points in sectoral approaches (finding common ground, identifying areas of dissonance)

- Forms the foundation for the consultation strategy

- Forms the foundations for sectoral / thematic lobbying groups, connecting people through the very broad sectoral representations of:

o Practitioners

o Representative Bodies (Unions, Associations, agencies etc.)

o Eco-System Enablers (incubators, funders, business development support

o Other

Day 1: 2 August 2018


08h00 – 08h45



Welcome and introductions


Background to the Social Economy


Introduction to the SE Policy: Our different points of view:

- Practitioners

- Representative Bodies (Unions / Associations etc.)

- Eco-system enablers (incubators, funders, business development support etc.)

11h00 – 11h15

Tea Break

11h15 – 12h00

Introduction to the Facilitation Approach

12h00 – 12h30

Groups finalised, agreement on goals, introduction to facilitators

12h30 – 13h30


13h30 – 14h30

Strategic Planning Phase 1:

- Setting the ultimate goal

- Setting the long term goal

14h30 – 16h00

Thematic Planning:

- Agreeing the outcomes to achieve that goal

- Linking outcomes to activities. Identifying practical, measurable outputs

15h00 – 15h30

Tea (rolling tea break)


Plenary: Group feedback


Day 1 Close

Day 2: 3 August 2018


08h00 – 08h45



Recap Day 1.


Thematic Planning:

Finalising activities to achieve goals

10h45 – 11h00

Tea Break

11h00 – 12h30

Thematic Planning:


Contextual considerations

Mechanisms for change

12h30– 13h30


13h30 – 14h00

Wrap, presentation preparation

14h00 – 15h30

Presentation 1

Presentation 2


Presentation 3

Presentation 4

15h30 – 16h00

Close – next steps.

Publication of consultation strategy

National consultation

This is a draft and is subject to change