Training Opportunities for Social Entrepreneurs - June 2017

May 29, 2017

Make sure you don't miss out on training opportunities for social entrepreneurs. And many of them are free.

This page is regularly updated so keep coming back for more!

Thursday 1 June - Supporting communities through social enterprise - Edinburgh

Edinburgh Social Enterprise is pleased to announce a one-day workshop for social enterprises which have a focus on community spaces. The day will comprise of workshops and discussions looking at current policy and practice surrounding the Community Empowerment Act, resources available and legal/governance issues.

Tuesday 6 June - Project Management: A Practitioners Workshop - Glasgow

This workshop will introduce attendees to different types of projects carried out in R&D and Capital Investment and outline the methodologies and tools used in controlling and managing projects. There will also be a workshop session to develop participants understanding, answer questions and apply the techniques shared to real world situations.

Thursday 8 June - Introduction to the Data Protection Act/GDPR - Glasgow

A 2 hour introduction to the Data Protection Act, designed for SME's and social enterprises.

Thursday 8 June - Introduction to IT security for small businesses - Glasgow

A 2 hour introduction to IT security for small businesses, designed for SME's and social enterprises.

Thursday 22 June - Getting our Act Together: free training on the Community Empowerment Act - Glasgow

The Scottish Communities Climate Action Network is teaming up with the Scottish Community Development Centre to bring you training on all you need to know about the Community Empowerment Act, and how it affects you.

Tuesday 27 June - Start up law for social entrepreneurs - Edinburgh

UnLtd has partnered with DLA Piper and Royal Bank of Scotland to ensure that your social enterprise stays on the right side of the law. Qualified lawyers will provide information about negotiating contracts, trademarking and protecting your intellectual property and the basics of employment law.

Wednesday 28 June - Advanced Facilitation Training - Edinburgh

A unique day of interactive and participatory learning to build your confidence as facilitator or workshop leader.

Thursday 29 June - Volunteer Management Training - Edinburgh

This course makes recruitment, management and, most importantly, engagement of volunteers easy. It encourages you to look closely at the motivations of volunteers and the organisations that use them, and draws on contemporary approaches including co-production and the use of non-hierarchical teams.