EVENTS in April – Strategic Thinking, and EcoCongregations Scotland

We posted these in February, which feels like ages ago!

If you’re planning an event that climate action communities might be interested in, contact us, and we’ll share it here.

The Government Knowledge Team ‘Strategic Thinking’ Edinburgh 16 April 2015

Learn how to think, plan, and create strategically through our interactive and highly practical one day training course ‘Strategic Thinking’

If you are looking to improve your thinking skills to help you to plan more effective long term strategies, giving you a crucial advantage over your competitors, then our strategic thinking course is an ideal solution. 88% of delegates who attended our last strategic thinking course would recommend it to a colleague.

  • The Strategic Context: Definitions of strategic language, comparing how it differs with operational thinking and identifying crucial stages and aspects which need to be involved.
  • Elements: Building a model of strategic work, understanding key elements of a good strategy and analysing examples from Government and private sector.
  • Delivery & Practical Use: Ensuring the right outcome, using your own workplace to determine vision techniques and deciding how to achieve organisation’s aims.
  • Tools and Techniques: How can the PESTLE tool help to identify challenges organisations are facing? How can you forecast trends? What role does evidence play in strategic context.


Eco-Congregation Scotland Annual Gathering Falkirk, 25 April 2015 Climate Change – Preparing for the Paris Conference


EcoCongreagationSaturday 25th April 2015, 10:30am – 3:30pm Falkirk Trinity Church, Manse Place, Falkirk. (Nearest rail station, Falkirk Grahamston)


Main speakers: Aileen McLeod MSP, Minister for Climate Change, Scottish Government Kathy Galloway, Director, Christian Aid Scotland