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Young Changemakers from China Visit on Social Enterprise Tour
In February we
ran another social enterprise study tour for the British Council China
and China Youth Development Foundation.
university students from across China and all running their own
impressive social projects came to the UK on the tour. They wanted to get
up close to social enterprises and see them in action so they could
better understand and experience what they are all about.
We arranged a
week long tour for the group, and a a day long workshop at Maida Hill Place. For a quick recap of
the trip click here.
Enterprise Summit for Lithuania: 2014 and Beyond
national event of this kind in Vilnius is being sponsored by the British
Council, NVO Avilys, the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy and the British
Embassy. The event has been initiated by Phil Tulba a Red Ochre
The summit will take place over the 20th and 21st of March. Uday Thakkar
will be presenting a workshop on “Support for the Social Economy” on the
21st and will facilitate a group discussion on the subject that
are available here.
feedback for Uday and Robert here.
Lean Start Up Workshop
will be facilitating a free half day workshop on the principles of “Lean
Start Up” on behalf of Startup Direct. The workshop takes place on the
31st of March. Book using the eventbrite link.
registration starts at 1 p.m. and a £10 refundable deposit is required to
be paid. The event takes place at International House (Rainmaking Loft),1
St Katharine's Way, London, E1W 1UN
Offer on UCL Supply Chain Training
UCL Advances and
Robert Foster of Red Ochre are delivering a full day interactive workshop
on Managing supply Chains. Red Ochre is pleased to be able to offer a 50%
discount on the course.
Just enter ‘Ochre’ on the eventbrite booking page and you will be
able to access the discounted Standard ticket.
Click here for more information and to book.
Business for your Business
will be running this workshop on the 25th of March on behalf of Newham
College CIPS’s Make it Global Programme for female entrepreneurs.
Eligibility criteria are: Women led small to medium sized businesses (less
than 250 employees) in London. No retailers may apply. Business must be a
registered company or sole trader.
See here for more details.
Generation and Sustainability Workshops
will be running a workshop on Collaborative working to improve
sustainability for Migrant and Refugee Community Organisations at Barnet
CVS on the 17th and 26th of March. This follows similar workshops in
Islington and Barking & Dagenham.
The workshops are in a series for a support programme supported by the
GLA and the Refugee Council.
the Expert" on Crowd Funding
will be presenting a workshop on Crowd Funding followed by an extended Q
& A session at a half day “Ask the Expert” event on Friday 28th
March, to be held at Imperial College, 170 Queens Gate, London SW7 from
9am (registration) through to 12.45pm.
The cost of attending this event is just £20 and will include light
Click here for further details.