Scottish football community clubs have been impacted hugely by the Covid-19 crisis and
it is more important than ever to think about new ways of doing things. This programme aims to support community club leaders to explore innovative business models, income-generating ideas and new approaches to participation and membership models.
The Developing your Community Club programme has been designed to support club
leaders develop their leadership confidence and skills, and it is tailored to the specific context and challenges leaders are facing. The programme will offer you the opportunity to plan and share ideas around increasing membership, attracting more players and understanding their vital role community clubs can play as social enterprises.
The programme will provide club leaders with core business knowledge, tools and skills that are critical in developing and sustaining their local community football club. Through covering key topics such as community engagement, business planning and partnership building learners will be able to confidently lead their club, volunteers and Board to create a thriving and lasting club for their
Who is it for?
Local community sports club leaders. This could be development staff, senior managers, board members and also SFA staff.
Friday 5th March, 9.30 - 3pm
Thursday 11th March, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Monday 15 March, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Monday 29th March, 9.30 - 3pm
Tuesday 6th April, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Thursday 8th April, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Monday 26th April, 9.30 - 3pm
Tuesday 11th May, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Monday 17th May, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Friday 19th March, 9.30-3pm
Tuesday 23rd March, 6.30-8.30pm
Friday 26th March, 6.30-8.30pm
Friday 9th April, 9.30-3pm
Tuesday 13th April, 6.30-8.30pm
Friday 16th April, 6.30-8.30pm
Friday 30th April, 9.30-3pm
Tuesday 4th May, 6.30 - 8.30pm
Friday 7th May, 6.30-8.30pm
Cost: Fully Funded (except from the ILM fees are not included).
More programme details coming soon!
and very helpful programme! Everything I have learned will be an integral part in moving forward.
During the programme you will:
Strengthen knowledge and understanding of social enterprise and the innovative approaches to business planning and income generation that exist and that are emerging as a result of Covid-19
Gain the confidence to lead your club and its people, especially managing change and transition
Develop an understanding of community engagement and participation and how to develop new approaches
Explore the potential of the clubs, the assets they have and plan for their growth and sustainability, developing innovative business plans linked to the Club Development Plan and establish activity and timelines to achieve key goals
Gain an ILM Award in Understanding Social Enterprise (SCQF Level 9)
Cohort 1 will is delivered by Academy facilitators James Hilder. For more information on James please clickhere.
Cohort 2 will is delivered by Academy facilitators Roy Clunie. For more information on Roy please click here.