Learning for Individuals

Take time out to focus on growing your personal and organisational impact

Our programmes are practical, tailored to your needs and you can gain a qualification

Programmes to Explore


Achieve more and bring out the best in others by developing your leadership


Gain a broad overview of social enterprise or immerse yourself in intensive business planning


Grow your ability to support and develop others through coaching, facilitation and action learning

Social Impact

Prove and improve what you do by using tried and tested approaches to measuring social impact

Learner Experiences

What programmes are like

You'll be busy! You'll look at theories and examples but mostly you'll work together to look at real life experiences and what you can learn from them.

The most important thing is that our tutors create a safe space to learn and share. It's a place where you can air ideas, experiment, deal with problems and figure out your plans.

In the room

Find out what it's like on our programmes

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Learning from Scotland's Rural Social Enterprises

David Bryan

Inspired by a visit from our colleagues at SEA Australia (from rural Victoria), we look at how Scotland has become a leader in rural social enterprise - identifying 3 underpinning themes that...

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Social Enterprise in Education Awards 2017

Academy Team

It's been another incredible year for Scotland's young social entrepreneurs. Here we share some of the highlights from this year's awards in Edinburgh and Inverness. Read...

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European Social Fund
Scottish Government