Asset Based Socio-Economic Development
The Asset-Based Socio-Economic Development (ABSED) programme aims to challenge the conventional needs-based mind set, to encourage a more creative community-based development.
The programme covers the following areas:
The difference between a needs-based vs. assets-based approach and what is meant by citizen-led development;
- The principles needed to move from community dependence to community self-reliance through a process of mapping skills;
- Identifying and mobilising of assets;
- Sustainability in the asset-based approach;
- The use of tools to build economic literacy;
- Stakeholder involvement clarification;
- Planning, monitoring and evaluation;
- Sustainability practices; and
- Measurement tool.
Why should you attend
- To think differently about yourself, your community and how you can make a difference.
- Programme affordability.
- Understand a new and exciting way to view community development and unlock the ability for communities and individuals to become sustainable.
- Learn practical tools that you can use to make a difference and improve your impact in the developmental space.
Who should attend
- Development Workers
- Social Entrepreneurs
- Community Development Workers
- Aspiring entrepreneurs
- R3 900 to be paid before the programme commences.
*Please note that there is more benefit to the student when both the Asset-Based Socio-Economic Development and The Emerging Social Enterprise Management programmes are done. The completion of both programmes ensure that the student has a richer understanding of how to run a social enterprise.
For more information on the programme contact us