Growing Enterprising Communities

This programme explores how the principles and application of the social enterprise approach supports and aligns with the values and  work of CLD practitioners. It will identify the tools, skills, mind-sets and behaviours required to support communities and organisations to develop their capacity to address local problems in an  enterprising way. You will learn how social enterprise approaches can complement and enhance CLD strategy. 




Starting 22 August 2019


9.30am - 4pm


6 days


Jess Kemp



07557 307 138


Fully Funded

AS CLD practitioners working with individuals and communities, there is great benefit in supporting communities to be more innovative and enterprising  in the way they address different challenges and seize new opportunities. The social enterprise approach  is a values and purpose driven way to address local  issues in a more sustainable way.

Are you ready to step up?


During this programme you will:

  • Identify ways they can help to empower and strengthen local communities by drawing on social enterprise approaches
  • Develop more confidence in supporting community groups to become more entrepreneurial
  • Take away a practical toolkit to use when supporting local organisations
  • Understand the ecosystem of support for enterprising communities across Glasgow, and nationally


Who is it for?

Managers and Practitioners working in the fields of Community Learning and Development in Glasgow. 


Programme details



Module 1: Developing an Enterprising Approach  22nd & 23rd of August 2019
Module 2: Supporting Others  19th & 20th of Septemeber 2019
Module 3: Understanding the ecosystem  24th and 25th of October 2019

For more programme details, please view the PDF leaflet.