Events for Communities

We run the Assets for People and Place webinars on a rolling basis throughout the year. If you would like to be added to the contact list for the next round, please contact coss [at] dtascot [dot] org [dot] uk 

Module 3: Business Planning

Date: Thursday, 13 June, 2024 - 10:00
Venue: Online
Cost: Free

This webinar looks at business planning as part of the Asset Transfer process. The module covers:

  • What is a business plan for
  • Contents of business plan – an overview
  • Generating income – and who can help and some case studies
  • Knowing your costs – what you will need at key stages
  • Marketing tools and techniques
  • Planning and Milestones...
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Module 4: Financial Planning

Date: Wednesday, 21 August, 2024 - 10:00
Venue: Online
Cost: Free

This module aims to cover the basics of managing your organisation's finances and provide practical examples:

  • Why is financial planning important?
  • Overview of the financial planning process
  • Case study
  • Q& A
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Module 5: Governance and People

Date: Thursday, 19 September, 2024 - 10:00
Venue: Online
Cost: Free

The single biggest factor in the success of your plans is how you utilise the people around you – those who share your ambitions and those willing to volunteer their time to support them!

This webinar is a mixture of presentation, access to tools and an opportunity to ask questions. It is ideal for groups at an early stage in the asset transfer process to consider the importance of...

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Module 6: Facilities Management

Date: Thursday, 24 October, 2024 - 10:00
Venue: Online
Cost: Free

This module aims to provide an introduction to running an asset effectively post-acquisition.

It considers key issues such as premises management, maintenance and use, financial controls and sustainability, risk management, social value and good environmental practice. It relates strongly to the previous modules in this programme, which contain information to ensure that once you take...

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Module 1: Introduction to Community Asset Transfer

Date: Thursday, 14 November, 2024 - 10:00
Venue: Online
Cost: Free

The Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) invites you to an online presentation providing an introduction to the Community Asset Transfer process, designed specifically for community groups interested in Asset Transfer. This webinar concerns the transfer of PUBLICLY-OWNED assets (assets owned by local authorities and public bodies for example) rather than privately-owned assets .

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