DIGIWISE Digital Innovation Training and Mentoring for Social Enterprises Has Covid-19 had an impact on the operations of your Social Enterprise? Are you considering developing a Digital Innovation Strategy for your Organisation? A series of online training workshops, tailored specifically to Social Enterprises which aim to assist them to explore the development and implementation of a Digital Innovation Strategy for their organisation and activities in a post-Covid, online world. The pandemic has provided many challenges - and opportunities - for social enterprises, and has tested the resilience of many organisations across the whole social enterprise sector. These training sessions, focussed on Digital Innovation training and mentoring for Social Enterprises to support them in adapting, maintaining and growing their services will help SE staff and Board members to review their Digital Innovation Strategy and assess the impact that Covid-19 has had on their business activities, whether positive or negative; and to consider and improve how they communicate their impact to the wider community. These 4 themed workshops will provide an opportunity for SEs to review and plan for their post-pandemic operations and sustainable trading opportunities, they will explore how Digital Technologies can impact your business, help identify your target customers and how to devise your own tailored, specific Digital Innovation Strategy to your Social Enterprise. What's Involved? Join us for some or all of these workshops that have been designed to support Social Enterprises to explore how Digital Technologies can impact their organisations operations so that they are best placed to develop their digital strategies in the post-Covid landscape. One workshop for each theme will be delivered online during December and repeated again in January and February. Optimising Digital Technologies Explore Digital Technologies and the role they play in your Social Enterprise. When: Monday 6th December 2021, 2:00pm - 4:00 pm OR Tuesday 4th January 2022, 10:00am - 12:00 pm OR Monday 24th January 2022, 6:30pm - 8:30 pm Register Here Digital Marketing and Promotion Identify the ‘target customer’, digital marketing channels and mechanisms. When: Wednesday 8th December 2021, 2:00 pm - 4:00pm OR Thursday 6th January, 2022, 10:00am - 12:00pm OR Monday 17th January 2022, 6:30pm - 8:30 pm Register Here Addressing Digital Exclusion Understand how can Social Enterprises play a stronger role in Digital Inclusion When: Monday 13th November 2021, 2:00 pm - 4:00pm OR Thursday 3rd February 2022, 6.30pm - 8.30pm OR Wednesday 9th February 2022, 10.00am-12.00pm Register Here Digital Innovation Strategy Development Learn the key elements of a digital audit and digital innovation strategy When: Tuesday 14th December 2021, 10.00am - 12.00pm OR Monday 10th January 2022, 6.30pm - 8.30pm OR Thursday 10th February 2022, 2.00pm - 4.00pm Register Here Interested? Following completion of workshops, participating Social Enterprises will be eligible for tailored one-to-one mentoring on any of the above themes. For further information contact Clare Jordan [email protected] This training is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, through the Covid-19 Social Enterprise Regeneration Fund 2021.