Today’s economic climate is forcing Social Enterprises to become less grant dependant and more self-reliant. This full day introductory workshop is ideal for those responsible for generating income on a day to day basis or those who must now adapt to the ‘new economy’. The workshop will cover the fundamentals of selling, from preparation to questioning styles, objection handling, and how to develop a consultative approach to sales. The workshop is aimed at those Enterprising Third Sector organisations that are developing new markets or are trying to sell products and services into existing markets. Attendees may include staff or volunteers.
When and where – Wednesday 6th November 2013 (9.30am – 4pm) – ACVO, Greyfriars House, Gallowgate, Aberdeen, AB10 1LU. Free of charge for members / staff of third sector organisations.
Go to https://justenterprise.org/sales_workshop_form.php to complete the online registration form. Places are limited and are offered on a first come, first served basis so please book early to guarantee your place!
Supporting senior leaders to develop leadership skills, manage organisational growth and build networks. A six day award for senior managers to develop your leadership skills by creating regular time and space to reflect, share your experiences with peers, and find support, learning and insight in return. Developed in partnership between Dundee Carers Centre and the Social Enterprise Academy this programme aims to encourage knowledge sharing, enhance connections and strengthen leadership across the third sector in Dundee. This programme is being offered at a subsidised rate of £210 per person. Module dates – all sessions will take place in Dundee on Module 1 – 23 & 24 October, Module 2 – 20 & 21 November, Module 3 – 17 & 18 December. To find out more contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0131 243 2670.
Social Impact Measurement – 24 October 2013. One day learning programme to give an overview of social impact measurement including social accounting & audit, social return on investment, other recent developments and methodologies. Cost is £50 and the programme takes place at the University of Dundee. Call 0141 611 8811 or email email@example.com to book your place.
Pre-start Leadership – 28 November 2013. One day workshop to develop your confidence and knowledge of leadership and motivation to help face the particular challenges of the start-up phase whilst building your social enterprise network. Topics include leadership roles, self-leadership styles and motivation. There is no cost for this programme and it takes place at the University of Dundee. Call 0141 611 8811 or email gordon.jamieson@justenterprise to book your place.
STEP – shared thinking empowerment project – lifestyle programmes for individuals over the age of 60. A new fun approach to Adult Learning. A nine week programme consisting of 1 session per week for 2 hours. The workshops are fun, interactive, community based and free! If you wish to be part of the STEP programme please contact Cathryn Mill on 01382 203920 or 07717 428618.