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Society Training Week Sept 25th - 29th

Societies 101
2 hour session: Everything you need to know about societies (all the general info, how socs work, where they fit into the university, what is the USCG, achieving your potential, awards, digital badges, on line training, IT developments, themed weeks opportunities etc

This will be a repeated session for 2 hours taking place 4 times, to give everyone an opportunity to attend.

Monday 25th sept 6pm - 8pm

Tuesday 26th Sept 7pm - 9pm

Wednesday 27th Sept 8pm - 10pm

Friday 29th Sept 10am - 12am

Friday 29th Training Day

Auditors/ Vice Auditors Training Bailey Allen

1pm - 2pm Lunch

2pm - 3.30pm Leadership and creating an effective team, setting aims and goals.

3.45pm -4.45pm Chairing effective meetings, understanding your constitution and society rules and protocols.

4.45pm - 5.00pm tea break

5.00pm - 6.00pm Dealing with conflicts

6.00pm - 6.30pm Understanding the Scheduel of Allowances and society funding entitlements.

6.30pm - 7.30pm Group work creating your society constituency performance.

4 separate strands 3.30pm - 7.30pm

3.30pm - 5.30pm
How to be a treasurer, using the on line system, balancing your books, selling at the SocsBox and on the webstore, banking 365.
5.30pm - 5.50pm Tea Break
5.50pm - 7.30pm
Understanding the Scheduel of Allowances. Fundraising and Sponsorship and achieving your breakeven point, society rules and protocols.

3.30pm - 5.30pm
The role of the secretary, agendas, minutes, effective committee meetings, how to hold an AGM and EGM
5.30pm - 5.50pm Tea break
5.50pm - 7.30pm
End of year report, internal and external communication methods, letter writing, understanding your constitution, society rules and protocols.

3.30pm - 5.30pm
Internal and External communication, social media, press releases. society rules and protocols.
5.30pm - 5.50pm Tea break
5.50pm - 7.30pm
Utilising the societies on line supports, the calendar, whats happening guide, societies on line image. Effective posters.

Event/ Health and Safety.
3.30pm - 5.30pm How to organise and event, from planning and budgeting to running a successful event and post event follow up tasks.
5.30pm - 5.50pm Tea break
5.50pm - 7.30pm Health and Safety, doing a risk assement, society rules and protocols. Society Equipment. Understanding the Scheduel of Allowances and grant entitlements. 


8pm Party for all committee members in the Bailey Allen, a get to know one another bonding session with food and music. You will receive your ticket at any of the sessions you attend during the week.

8pm - 9pm Dinner

9pm - 9.40pm Society Constituency performances

9.40pm - 11.30pm Music / games etc for everyone to have fun and get to know one another.

We are backing this up with new on line training which will be in Blackboard and every committee member will have the opportunity to get a Digital Badge from the University as well as an ALIVE Cert.

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