Consortia working

Date and time: Tuesday 21st April 2020, 10am – 4pm
Location: Taunton, venue TBC
Course leader: Helen Hoyle, SEE Ahead

This course is aimed at organisations who wish to explore working together with other similar organisations and seeks to address how to go about this process.

Click here to download the course information sheet.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Describe the details of different types of consortia working models
  • Gain an insight into organisational issues to resolve
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of consortia working
  • Assess due diligence processes
  • Identify the steps to take to develop the consortia
  • Gather ideas on how to overcome barriers.

Key resources to cascade to your team:

  • Operational, legal, social and financial issues to consider
  • Details on different models to consider
  • Action plan to work through together.

Helen Hoyle, Director of SEE Ahead – an established social enterprise providing business support and training to the third sector. Helen has 15 years’ experience of working in the sector following on from a 22 year career as a bank manager. She is a SFEDI accredited business adviser with a social enterprise specialism and has qualifications in adult training and business coaching and mentoring.

“We have commissioned SEE Ahead to deliver a series of courses around Business Development to not for profit groups across Calderdale over the last two years. These courses have proved to be a real success and the feedback and testimonies from delegates has always been excellent. SEE Ahead are extremely professional in their delivery and the working relationship we have developed with them has been outstanding. Their expertise and knowledge is second to none and we will continue to work with them in the future. They are efficient and effective and always deliver what is expected of them.”

Other information:

Venues: All Cascade Training SW courses are held in venues in Taunton, Somerset. We do our best to ensure venues located are close to public transport links and parking.

Please note that as a Community Interest Company, SCS CIC try to partner with community organisations and venues where possible. This means that venues are sometime not always your regular training space, but still offer a clean, friendly and professional space.

Venues will be confirmed seven days before the course date. A map and directions to venue will be sent to delegates, via email, approx one week before their course(s). For extra networking time, please feel free to arrive half an hour before the course start time, and leave half an hour after the course has finished.

Refreshments: Light refreshments will be available on your arrival and during scheduled breaks. A cold buffet lunch is also provided on full day courses.

Certificates: Delegates receive course certificates, which provide evidence of their Continuing Professional Development (CPD). These are emailed to delegates after completing the full day course.

Fees: Standard = £199. Discounts are available for multi-bookings, and also for membership of Co-operative UK, SCS CIC and organisations with the Social Enterprise Mark.

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