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Edventure: Frome

The Welsh Mill Hub

Park Hill Drive

Frome

BA11 2LE

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A 2-day introductory training in business development for small, voluntary, community and social enterprises.

This training is tailored to people who are interested in building purposeful careers and who (would like to) work in social enterprises, charities or voluntary organisations.

The course is run by Edventure Frome in partnership with Frome Town Council. The aim is to:

  • equip participants with an understanding of how different community organisations and businesses have grown and developed in Frome
  • share successes and failures to identify the principles of sustainable initiatives
  • help develop skills required for growing community organisations.


Training outline:

Tuesday: Developing understanding for how organisations grow & develop

  • 9.30 Introduction at Frome Town Council
  • 10.30 Case studies & visits
  • 13.00 Reflection & principles of development


Wednesday - Developing skills for growing organisations

  • 9.30 Edventure toolbox
  • 11.00 Frome Town Council toolbox
  • 13.00 Action learning


Dates & Times

9.30-2.30 on Tues 4 and Wed 5 June.

Attending the Edventure Tour on Mon 3 June is also recommended for anyone who is new to Edventure’s start-ups.



Facilitators:

Johannes Moeller (Edventure Frome): Johannes is a facilitator, consultant, social entrepreneur and the co-founder and Managing Director of Edventure: Frome - a school for community enterprise.

Kate Hellard (Frome Town Council): Kate works in partnership with local people, community groups and public agencies to identify and deliver community projects that will benefit the town. Her remit is to help local community organisations to grow and develop.


Ticket Price:

The event is free for Somerset residents thanks to funding from Somerset Skills & Learning. If you live outside Somerset and would like to attend, please email us on info@edventurefrome.org.

If you have any questions at all, please feel free to call us on 07548 014066 (9am-1pm Mon – Fri).

Please note that the training will start at the Frome Town Hall at 9.30pm on the Tuesday, and finish at Edventure (The Welsh Mill Hub).



What to Bring:

Please bring a pen and paper and a packed lunch.



Feedback from past Edventure: Frome Short-Courses

“...it has totally changed the way I am looking at my business. Thank you so very much for organizing this - I can't tell you the impact it has had”. Victoria


"...it was run brilliantly and really well attended. As always there was a great mix of people of all ages, backgrounds and reasons for being there. The courses are always well-run, really interesting and accessible. I’m always amazed by the quality and experience of the teachers. I’m doing three courses at the moment - all brilliant”. Anna


“Loved it...gave me so much clarity on how to be more strategic! ” Milda


“A truly supportive, inspiring & creative environment..!” Frances

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