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Introduction to community investment


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137 Shepherdess Walk
London N1 7RQ

Business in the Community has developed this course to support companies in their progression along the Community Investment journey.

Great external speakers, interesting content and exercises.

- Lottie Mew,

What is an Introduction to Community Investment?

During this full day interactive course, attendees will engage in peer-to-peer learning to develop an in-depth and practical understanding of the five principles of community investment and how these can be applied to their businesses.

Facilitators will use company case studies to support learning:

  • One of the sessions will be hosted by CommunityMark company, who will talk about their community investment journey and how they reached excellence.

  • Another session is held by a community organisation. This will allow attendees to hear different perspectives of partnership working.

The Introduction course will cover:

  • Setting the context -the face of community investment now

  • The Community Investment journey, from beginner to advanced and beyond

  • The 5 principles of community investment, an interactive exploration of each principle supported with case studies

  • A brief introduction to the CommunityMark

How to Book

To reserve a place on this course please contact Muhsen Ahmed on 020 7566 8794. Discounts may be available for delegates from SMEs with fewer than 250 employees.

What will I get out of attending?

Course groups will be small and the sessions interactive, enabling companies to benefit from 1:1 support from facilitators and engagement with their peers.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the session, attendees will understand:

  • How to identify social issues that are most relevant to your business and most pressing to the communities in which you work

  • How to work in partnership with your communities

  • How to plan and manage your community investment

  • How to inspire and engage your employees, customers and suppliers

  • How to measure and evaluate the difference your community activity has made for your business and for your communities