This section lists events and training of interest to Social Enterprises. If you would like information about your Events, Courses or Training listed here, please send details using the online contact form
Training and Courses- 2011
Now until 29 July 2011
|A New Governance Code for Community, Voluntary, Charity Organisations
The Working Group of eleven organisations which has developed the draft Governance Code for the community and voluntary sector in Ireland is pleased to announce that the public consultation period has been extended to July 29th 2011. The four week extension is a result of the feedback received during the seven national-wide workshops held in May and June. Please go to www.governancecode.ie
, download the draft Code for your organisation and tell us what you think before July 29th.
To help you and provide a forum for any questions you might have, five 45-minute on-line 'webinars' (web-based seminars) have been organised for the following dates:
- Monday, July 11th
- Thursday, July 14th
- Tuesday, July 19th
- Thursday, July 21st
- Tuesday, July 26th
Free Consultancy Service Available to NGO's
Promotion Techniques / Marketing / Operational Excellence / Advise on Fundraising / Strategic Planning / Waste Reduction Techniques & Human Resources.
A qualified Businees Consultant available to freely advise NGO’s in all of the above noted areas.
MBS in Co-operative & Social Enterprise (by eLearning)
UCC invites applications to its MBS in Co-operative & Social Enterprise which is delivered online and which recommences in October 2011. The programme may be taken over one or two years.
DCU Ryan Academy: Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship Training and Reasearch
One of the strands within entrepreneurship that the Ryan Academy is developing is that of social enterprise. A vital part of the social and economic framework of Ireland, the Academy has developed a set of modules for social enterprise in its Life Long Learning (L3) programme including the popular Social Enterprise Development module. The Academy also is engaged in research and delivering conference papers on the subject of social enterprise, social entrepreneurship and social innovation.
Applications due September 30th 2011
The Wheel: Upcoming Training Courses
Training Links Grant Programme 2011-2013
- An innovative network-led grant programme developed by The Wheel to adress the shared training needs of community, voluntary and charity organisations.
How it works:
A training network may consists of organisations from the same town or area (regional); may be involved in similar activities (sectoral); or may have a shared interest in a specific subject (theme).
For the purpose of the Training Links programme, each network must have a minimum of ten organisations and it must choose a lead organisation to be the applicant organisation, which will be accountable for the funds.
Please click here to read more and to apply please click here.
Conferences and Events
September 6 2011
September 6-9 2011
SocialEnterprise.ie Networking Event
VENUE CONFIRMED as BOSTON COLLEGE, 42 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 from 6pm-9pm.
The formal part of the evening will be facilitated and the topic will be focused on “What policies you would like the government to implement to support social enterprises in Ireland?”.
If you would like to add to the discussion, please e-mail your suggestion in advance to email@example.com
. This networking event is open to all supporters of SocialEnterprise.ie. Light refreshment will be served.
SocialEnterprise.ie is a national network where social enterprises and social entrepreneurs in Ireland can network, collaborate and share experiences.
Social Enterprise.ie is the combined voice of Social Enterprise in Ireland.
SOCAP11 in San Francisco, California
15,000+ attendees will gather in San Francisco this September for SOCAP11 with hundreds already registered. Opportunities for Social Entrepreneur Scholarships, Volunteers, and Network Partners.