Through its Social Investment Catalyst Programme the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is offering six free online masterclasses between 10th September and 19th November. The sessions will include a variety of expert keynote speakers from the VCSE sector across the Midlands and each session is supported by Carole Donnelly, a local social entrepreneur.
The sessions are:
Masterclass 1: Thursday 10th September 12:30–2pm: Introduction to public health and social investment. Kiran Kenth, Director of National Regional Programmes for RSPH; Matt Smith CEO Key Fund; Carole Donnelly
Masterclass 2: Thursday 24th September 12:30–2pm: Partnership and Collaboration. Brian Carr, CEO BVSC; Claire Spencer WMCA; Carole Donnelly
Masterclass 3: Thursday 8th October 12:30–2pm: Confidence, capability and continued success. Afzal Hussain COO Witton Lodge Community Association; Carole Donnelly
Masterclass 4: Thursday 22nd October 12:30–2pm: Storytelling for impact. Sallie Ryan, marketing specialist; Steve Sharma communications officer WLCA; Power to Change marketing team
Masterclass 5: Thursday 5th November 12:30–2pm: Cash Flow forecasting made simple and demonstrating social value. Heidi Fisher MBE, social value specialist and former accountant
Masterclass 6: Thursday 19th November 12:30–2pm: How to be a Flourishing Organisation. Carole Donnelly
There will also be a Social Investment West Midlands digital conference 2020 on the 29th October 2020 at 10am – 2pm #SIWM2020.
This will bring together a network of voluntary and community sector organisations, social enterprises and social investors to provide an insight into current thinking and latest developments in the social investment field from a variety of perspectives including policy, practice and prevention.