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January 2021

Developing a coaching approach to leadership

Just Enterprise
This 6 day programme supports managers to build their coaching approach so they can help to develop talent and create an empowering environment while still practicing self-care. The programme is delivered...
18th January

Older Veterans' Awareness training

Age Scotland
Do you work or volunteer with a community group or service that supports older people, or armed forces veterans? Our free training can boost your ability to include and support older veterans.There are around a...
18th January Online event

Chief Executive Officers

Just Enterprise
This 10 day programme offers important space and time for you to reflect and to think on a strategic level. It provides the opportunity to learn from and with other Chief Executives to gain practical skills...
19th January Management

Online - How to write right: content writing skills for traditional and digital

Want to write content for traditional or digital platforms but need to improve your writing skills? This practical online course in copywriting and content writing for online platforms, or for print, will help...
19th January Online event

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system

CPAG in Scotland
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are subject to special social security rules. Some are excluded from income-related benefits and instead the local authority is responsible...

Planning for Change

The Lens
Join us as we think about agility, how to create the conditions for better service design thinking and demo tools to encourage innovation.
19th January Online event Management

IMPACT Smoking and Mental Health Training - Online sessions

ASH Scotland
Free training for Third Sector workers and volunteers who support for people who have experienced mental health problems. This is on-line through Zoom. More details at
20th January Online event Health & social care

Senior Leaders

Just Enterprise
This 10 day programme will support you to explore the priority areas for senior leaders with fellow peers and help you strengthen your own leadership to build stronger and more resilient organisations. This...
21st January

Online - All things financial: budgeting and sound financial management

This online course with Pamela Redpath will look at how to make sure you are getting the financial planning right internally – setting realistic project and organisational budgets, which cover full costs of...
21st January Online event Funding & finance

Performance Management

In this session, Natasha Gordon, HR Service Manager, will cover the challenges of managing staff who fail to meet expectations including discussing the importance of being proactive.Once signed up to this event...
21st January