Training Opportunities for Social Entrepreneurs - April 2017

March 31, 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!

Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting - Online
Learn about business transactions, the banking system and double entry bookkeeping, payroll and ledger accounts, reconciliation and preparing the trial balance, the nature and purpose of cost and management accounting, how to record and classify costs, how to use spreadsheets. The course starts on 3rd April. 

Distance Learning - Various courses - Online
21 funded certificates including understanding challenging behaviour, understanding autism, caring for children and young people, equality and diversity and many more.     

Wednesday 12th April - Using case studies: Telling stories and demonstrating impact - Glasgow
This full-day workshop, specifcally tailored to the needs of charities and social enterprises, will include:

  • Interview skills
  • Practical training in recording audio and video
  • Consent and ethics
  • Showing impact
  • Giving people a voice
  • The best tools for producing and sharing your stories

Wednesday 19th April - What are my outcomes? - Glasgow
How do you know that your outcomes are right for your project? How do outcomes and outputs differ, and how do you measure progress? In this session Bill Clements from CVS Inverclyde will provide you with practical techniques & tools to set outcomes and measure your progress.

Tuesday 25th April - Digital marketing for small businesses - Glasgow
Free capacity building workshop for Glasgow based SMEs and social enterprises. This workshop will focus on: building your online presence through websites and social media; choosing the right way to promote your business online; and developing your online comunity and keeping them engaged.

Thursday 27th April - Entrepreneurial Academy: Brand development - Inverness
This free workshop provides you with the ability to evaluate your own brand and to consider how your brand is best developed. You will learn how to build the core elements of vision, mission and values and how to build a brand model to underpin decision making.