Voscur Training

To help you find the right training course, we offer our training categorised by theme and by level. Training in each theme is delivered at basic, intermediate, and advanced levels so you can choose according to your current level of experience, or work your way up.

For more information, see our guide to training themes and levels


Intermediate

Community Planning to Co-production - Involving your community

Voice and influence

Thursday, 10 June, 2021 - 13:00 to 16:30

This course will consider different ways you can involve your community in planning, delivering and evaluating your organisation’s activities, and gain supporters for your organisation and its work.

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Intermediate

Equality, diversity and inclusion: principles into practice

Leading your organisation, Voice and influence

Tuesday, 15 June, 2021 - 13:30 to 17:00

Every individual, and lots of organisations’ policies and systems exhibit unconscious bias and can also – intentionally or not – reinforce and perpetuate inequalities, prejudice and discrimination. This course connects our individual responsibility to challenge inequality and prejudice to the role of organisations and wider systems that can support or impede our choices and advocacy. It’s not about adding a discrete Equality, diversity and inclusion policy (EDI) to the list of governance documents, but meaningfully applying the principles of EDI throughout.

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Basic

Setting up as a Community Interest Company

Leading your organisation

Wednesday, 16 June, 2021 - 12:30 to 14:00

Becoming a Community Interest Company (CIC) is an exciting step forward for groups or organisations that want to be a business and have social impact. However, you will need to think about some key issues first, to make sure you're doing the right thing for you and your social enterprise. This briefing covers why and how to set up as a CIC, and how to run well once you are set up.

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Intermediate

Being a Good Employer

Leading your organisation

Tuesday, 22 June, 2021 - 09:30 to 13:00

An overview of employment law, and best practice in employing staff through the whole cycle from recruitment to exit, including healthy workplaces, practical policies and ensuring your board and staff are working together effectively.

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Intermediate

Crowd Funding

Money matters

Thursday, 24 June, 2021 - 12:00 to 14:00

Everyone’s online these days, so crowd funding should be easy, right?
Absolutely! (So long as you’ve got an established support network, snappy marketing skills, a strategic approach, plenty of time, efficient platforms and brand recognition.) Shall I go on?
No, but thanks. I need to learn more about it …

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