Introduction to Community Investment

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

What is an Introduction to Community Investment?

ILM Recognised ProviderDuring 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.

Good presentations, exercises and discussions.

- Laura Sefi,
Marston Group

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


Member £480 + VAT

Non-member £595 + VAT

How To Book

To reserve a place on a future course please contact Anna Frazer on 020 7566 8794.

Discounts may be available for delegates from SMEs, depending on demand.

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