Training Event

Just Enterprise Pre Start Leadership Course

As a new social entrepreneur, your leadership will be critical to the initial success of your Organisation. This one-day Just Enterprise programme is an ideal introduction to leadership. It will give you the space to work with peers at similar stages of development and develop confidence in your understanding of leadership as you prepare to start your social enterprise.  17 March 2016

Pre-Start Leadership 2015


ASE Events

Upcoming ASE Events 

Monday 29 February 2016,  10am – 4pm, lunch provided.

Chelsea Poovey, BOLD Marketing: Market Research

Have you got a great idea but don’t know if it’ll work? Or you’ve just started a social enterprise and need to grow your market?  This workshop is aimed at social enterprises who want to understand why market research is so important, and how to do market research effectively both on and offline. 

This is especially relevant to you if you are in the early stages of developing your social enterprise idea, or if you have received funding through John Sharp Futures Fund or Dundee Futures Fund.  

Venue: Incubator Room 5, at Enterprise@D&A, Dundee & Angus College, Gardyne Campus. 

To book a place please contact Susan Morris on, indicating whether you have any specific dietary requirements.


Monday 07 March 2016,   10am – 4pm, lunch provided 

Pete Murray, Media Trust Film-making with your mobile phone.

This is an opportunity to participate in a video production workshop where you can gain skills in How to Shoot; How to Frame; Recording Sound; and Editing Using your Mobile Phone delivered by Pete Murray from the Media Trust. 

The Media Trust have been delivering training in a wide range of media skills to charities, social enterprises and small businesses across Scotland since 2013 as well as producing TV programmes featuring some of the most compelling stories from the Third Sector in Scotland for the Community Channel as part of their Big Lottery-Funded project, Do Something Brilliant. Pete’s background is in news journalism, mobile video, podcasting and social media campaigning.

This workshop is aimed at those with some basic experience of shooting video with their mobile phones.  The morning (10am – 1pm) provides details of useful approaches and techniques, and includes a couple of brief practical exercises, while attending the full day allows for further practical exercises, and will include a more detailed look at how to use film as part of a social media strategy.   

Please note: you will need to bring along a mobile phone or a tablet which is able to take photos/record videos. 

To book a place please contact Susan Morris on, indicating whether you have any specific dietary requirements, and whether you are attending for the morning only including lunch from 1pm – 1.30pm, or all day.

 Venue – Employment Unit, Tayberry Enterprises.



Social Investment Tax Relief Workshop

If you have an interest in social investment, then you’ll want to find out about Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR). Whether you act in an advisory capacity, are looking to secure investment or are interested in investing in this space, these short workshops are for you. SITR, a new tax incentive introduced by the UK Government, seeks to ‘level the playing field’ between traditional businesses and social enterprises. Find out more by following the link –


Health & Social Care Group Event

Health & Social Care Group, Event – Creating More Choice and Doing Things Differently

Date/Time – 04 February 2016, 10.00am – 13.00pm, followed by lunch.

Venue –  Along Came Kirsty, 6-8 Staffa Place, Dundee DD2 3SX.

This event will build on previous sessions and will highlight how personalised and effective services are currently being delivered in Dundee and wider afield.  It will also look to establish how more choice and innovation can be offered via Self-Directed Support and other forms of procurement.   At the event we hope to identify 3 specific test of change projects that we will take forward to the Health & Social Care Small Grants Panel.   If you would like to book a place for this event, please reply to  Please indicate if you have any particular accessibility or dietary requirements


News & Events Update

There are lots of upcoming training events and workshops you may be interested in attending. Please read our latest update for more information.

Events Update September 2015