COSMIC• ICT Services Consultancy Services – Web Leadership Development – Training (SE) – Tech Support Workshops – Consultancy Summer Schools – SEO Student placements – Digital Marketing Work Experience Research• ICT Projects Digital Inclusion pilots – ICT for Communities – Digital Mentoring – Social Impact Tracker
Social Audit 2006Summary of Recommendations• Review our approach to our work with young people ….. to focus on providing an effective work experience• Look at providing a more diverse range of training opportunities to satisfy the needs of older learners• Continuation of negotiations with partner organisations for mobile training resources to be achieved ‘post-Shuttle’• Marketing services specifically to SME’s and VCOs (separately)• Review of proposals to structure services into a ‘multi-disciplinary’ and client- centred arrangement• Regular information to clients on new technologies etc – Clients Newsletter• Explore further potential for improved work / life balance policies• Introduction of a new support and supervision structure with the appointment of team leaders• Continual development of opportunities to promote our work nationally and to host visits.
Business Charity with generating Charity Social Social fundraised or profit, Commercial generating benefit Purpose grant donated in enterprise income enterprise Business income part to charity Social Impact Blended returns Financial ImpactSource : Cheng et al 2010, Venturesome
Stakeholders COSMICs Stakeholder Map Town District Local Council Council Schools Community Partners Groups Staff Young Directors People County Youth Club Councils Drop-In COSMIC Members Customers Trainees Paying Customers Funders Volunteers Partners LocalCommunity Chambers Rotary Club Groups of Commerce
COSMIC ValuesInspirational Supportive Innovative Ethical Friendly Looking after Always seeking Being true to Approaching all Finding ways others in all new ways to ourselves and contact andto encourage, we do improve and what we believe communication lead and – treating enhance our in – honesty, with a warm excite people as we work and fairness, integrity heart like to be impact treated
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