Project Management – A Free Practitioners Workshop

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Places are available for more FREE capacity building workshops coming up for SMEs and Social Enterprises at:

GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ.

Details below, click the links for the flyers (PDF format). Registrations details are also below.

Project Management – A Practitioners Workshop

Tuesday 24th May 2016 | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs

This workshop will focus on:

  • Introduce attendees to different types of projects carried out in R&D and Capital Investment
  • Outline the methodologies and tools used in controlling and managing projects
  • Host a workshop session to develop participants understanding, answer questions and apply the techniques shared to real world situations that we hope everyone can relate to.

Trainers: This Workshop will be delivered by Viridors Project Managers Alex Irvine and Christopher Finnie.

Previously highlighted workshop details are below.

Introduction to Sustainability

Tuesday 10th May 2016 | 10:00 – 12:00 hrs

This workshop will focus on:

  • Unpicking sustainability – what’s behind the concept
  • UK and international context
  • Drivers for sustainability
  • Formalising a sustainable approach
  • Making the business case
  • Sustainability in practice: case studies

Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility

Tuesday 10th May 2016 | 13:30 – 15:30 hrs

This workshop will focus on:

  • Just what exactly is CSR
  • The business case for CSR
  • CSR approaches
  • Ethical business practices
  • Transparency and reporting
  • CSR in practice: case studies

Background Information:

Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor is Scotland’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste partner. Working with 96% of Scottish local authorities, public bodies and Scotland’s leading businesses, Viridor operates a £100m Scottish network of advanced recycling infrastructure and is investing £500m to translate Scottish zero waste policy into practice.

Viridor is working with Glasgow City Council to design, build finance and operate a European class modern recycling and renewable energy centre to better manage the city’s 200,000 tonnes of residual waste that until now would have gone to landfill. The £154m project will deliver a broad range of opportunities for small businesses and social enterprises including a commitment to support a programme of capacity building workshops.

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