Trading is a great way to build independence and sustainability in your Voluntary and Community Organisation. Get the technical and cultural aspects right and your social enterprise will drive growth.
This fun and interactive one-day workshop is for VCO managers, staff, volunteers or trustees who have a trading idea and want help to get it up and running – and earning.
Key topics covered on the day:
• How trading will fit with your organisation
• The key role of business planning and finance
• Your budget and pricing strategy
• Legal issues and organisational structure
• Developing the right products
• Marketing your products
The workshop includes an exciting peer-mentoring session where you can share ideas learn from the experience of your sector colleagues.
CAS members: FREE
Non-CAS members: £50
Please see our Training Terms and Conditions before booking your place. We ask that a maximum of two people per organisation book to attend as we have limited places.
Please note that booking and then failing to attend may result in a charge to your organisation.
Lunch is not provided for this course. Ideally, if you could bring lunch with you that would be great. Otherwise there is a café next to Cambridge House, or we can provide you with directions to other local cafes and supermarkets nearby.
Community Southwark, Development Team