Training Opportunities for Social Entrepreneurs - November 2017

November 7, 2017

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

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Wednesday 1 November - Groundwork training: practices for good team collaboration - Killin

The practice of Groundwork is about much more than just being well organised. It can be practised at the individual, team and organisational level and in all cases, it invites a focus on that which is less visible or that happens underground, beneath the surface of our awareness. This training is specifically designed for people working in teams that are interested in working more with process, participation and engagement.

Tuesday 7 November - Autism in Employment - Glasgow

This short workshop is ideal for SMEs or social enterprises who have or would consider taking on work placements, apprentices or staff who are on the Autism Spectrum; giving the positives for business and the support available. Free for Glasgow-based SME's and social enterprises.

Tuesday 14 November - Trends and Trend Spotting, with Social Investment Scotland – Glasgow

What’s the next big thing is something all consumer businesses are desperate to know. What will be this years trend and how do you plan for it? This workshop, run by Social Investment Scotland, is all about what’s next and how as a social business you can plan and understand how to develop your business to sell on trend. Learn from industry experts and understand what important trends are coming up for your customers.

Wednesday 15 November - What is social enterprise? - Girvan

If you are wondering what exactly a social enterprise is, or you are thinking about starting one and you are keen to hear more information about What if…Girvan and Firstport, this workshop is for you.

Tuesday 21 November - Crowdfunding for Social Causes - Edinburgh

This workshop is hosted by, one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for social causes

Wednesday 22 November - Crowdfunding for Social Causes - Glasgow

This workshop is hosted by, one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for social causes

28/29 November - Working in Complexity - Glasgow

Coming to Glasgow in November, a 2 day training on understanding and working in complexity. How to take action when everything is uncertain. An event for anyone, from front-line to management, who is working in communities & non-profits and/or directly active in social change work in Scotland, the rest of the UK and anywhere else.

Wednesday 29 November - Food and Drink, with Social Investment Scotland – Glasgow

Food and Drink is something Scotland is well known for and has seen a surge in artisan products. This workshop, run by Social Investment Scotland, will give you insight into some of the challenges in getting products to market, developing a brand and how to attract and keep customers. Come and learn from some of Scotland’s trail blazers in this arena.

Tuesday 5 December - Hospitality and Tourism, with Social Investment Scotland – Edinburgh

Scotland is the Rough Guides best destination for landscapes, arts, festivals and food. How do social businesses access that market and what needs to be considered if your businesses is going to be part of the hospitality and tourism market? Come and learn from some of Scotland’s most successful businesses and experts in this immersive workshop, run by Social Investment Scotland.