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Category: Training and learning

FREE online training from FutureLearn – how to launch and run a sustainable social enterprise

22nd January 2020

FutureLearn have teamed up with Middlesex University Business School to offer a flexible and FREE online training course about setting up a sustainable social enterprise. The Social Enterprise program comprises three online courses which introduce you to the world of social enterprise. You will find out how to design your social enterprise model and bring it … Read more

FREE accounts training for Leeds-based organisations

17th January 2020

Keen to do your own accounts and bookkeeping but not sure where to start? WYCAS are offering a free 3 hour ‘DIY Accounts in Excel’ training workshop. The session will include practical exercises and will use a free template which you will give you the confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet. … Read more

FREE Online training courses from the Open University

16th January 2020

The Open University are offering hundreds of FREE online training programmes from introductory to advanced levels. Broad topics covered include: Health, Sports and Psychology Education and Development History and The Arts Languages Money and Business Nature and Environment Science, Maths and Technology Society, Politics and Law Examples of the specific courses include: Entrepreneurship – from … Read more

Workshops and short courses from the SSE

12th December 2019

The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) are running a series of workshops and short courses throughout 2020. Topics include: Sources of funding for charities and social enterprises Mission-led branding Measuring social impact Writing successful bids Fundraising and crowd funding Finding new business and making sales Unlocking social investment Find out more and book your place … Read more

Tailored support available for social ventures from the University of Cambridge

6th December 2019

The Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge are offering all sorts of social ventures to get started and grow through the next six to 12 months of their journey. Whether you have global plans or are making an impact in your local community, their support is tailored to suit you. Since 2014, … Read more

Help with you growing your social venture from UnLtd

5th December 2019

UnLtd have launched a new programme to help ambitious social ventures to scale up. UnLtd will support over 25 social ventures a year through the Thrive programme as well as two groups of social ventures developing solutions in two distinct areas: Developing products and services for an ageing society Improving access to employment for those … Read more

Culture, Health and Wellbeing: A FREE online training course to help you evaluate your work

12th November 2019

The National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing have put together a FREE online course to help you develop, deliver and evaluate health and wellbeing work within a museum, heritage or cultural organisation.The course is aimed at professionals working in museum, heritage or cultural organisations and anyone else interested in health and wellbeing work in … Read more

Cascading Leadership: supporting peer-to-peer leadership development in the voluntary and community sector

11th November 2019

Cascading Leadership is a free peer-to-peer leadership development programme for voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations working in health and wellbeing. It enables VCS leaders to share their extensive and varied expertise with peers, to talk about some of the challenges they face and to plan new ways of working.  The programme is funded by … Read more

Training for community businesses and organisations from Stir to Action and the New Economy Programme

16th September 2019

The New Economy Programme is for 2019-2020 programme is now open for bookings and and will take place in Plymouth, Bradford, Newcastle, Bristol, London, and Dorset from October 2019 to July 2020. The training programme includes the following sessions: Building spaces for community inclusion Building a powerful brand identity Community ownership: How to get started … Read more

‘Taking care of business’ – business masterclass sessions from FSB

13th September 2019

The FSB have teamed up with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and Worldpay to offer business masterclasses to small businesses across the UK. For many small businesses, the security of payment information and any personal data you hold on your clients and customers can seem a complex landscape to navigate, but it’s more important than … Read more