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Arts & Business Scotland Opens New Courses and Seminars

Posted: 15th September 2017

Arts & Business Scotland is delighted to announce booking is now open for courses and seminars in Edinburgh on copywriting, hiring for attitude and being a board member and their next Development Forum in Glasgow.

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Development Forum: GDPR and A Culture Strategy for Scotland
Thursday 26 October, Glasgow

Our latest Development Forum features two Topics in Focus:
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have a significant impact on how cultural organisations deal with personal data. Speakers from Scott-Moncrieff and BTO Solicitors will discuss important changes, including how it will affect fundraising and marketing.
A representative from Scottish Government will share the progress of A Culture Strategy for Scotland, enabling attendees to contribute to the consultation and feedback process.

This event is brought to you by Arts & Business Scotland, with Resourcing Scotland’s Heritage (RSH).

Telling it like it is – Effective Copywriting
Thursday 28 September, Edinburgh

This one-day training session explores the five stages of the copywriting process in the context of putting together an effective case for support for a cultural project or cause. Topics include defining and applying your tone of voice, writing creative headlines and crafting an elevator statement.

Introduction to Being a Board Member
Wednesday 4 October, Edinburgh

This seminar is for new board members/trustees in the charitable arts sector (and those who would like a refresher) to understand their roles and responsibilities. Topics covered include: demystifying your legal and financial responsibilities and the dividing line between your role and that of the professional staff

Hiring and Managing for Attitude – Business Briefing
Tuesday 10 October, Edinburgh

So often people are great technically but are the wrong fit in terms of attitude and behaviours, so how do we recruit and develop the right people (and not the wrong people)? The session, delivered by A&BS member The HR Dept will cover the how to implement Competency based recruitment and performance management, and why it is so important.

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