Asset Based Socio-Economic Development
The Asset-Based Socio-Economic Development (ABSED) programme, offered by the Johannesburg Business School Centre for Entrepreneurship (JBSCE) aims to challenge the conventional needs-based mind set, to encourage a more creative community-based development.
- 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.
- The difference between a needs-based vs. assets-based approach and what is meant by citizen-led development;
- The types of poverty;
- 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.
Who should attend?
- Development Workers
- Social Entrepreneurs
- Community Development Workers
- Aspiring entrepreneurs
NQF Level 4 qualification, either:
• Senior Certificate (2008 or earlier), OR
• National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi (2009 or later) OR
• National Certificate (Vocational) OR
• An equivalent NQF4 level qualification
For more information on the programme contact us on:
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 1778
Fill-in the intent form here