By Tom Waring, Business Development Executive at GMPA
We at Greater Manchester Poverty Action are very excited to share our new training offer with you.
What is our new training offer?
Through our new training offer, we can share our leading expertise in how best to prevent and reduce poverty. We have training for everyone who might benefit from our expertise, including: the public, private or voluntary sectors, or individuals.
We are launching a number of new training courses:
- Cost-of-living crisis: insights
- Tackling poverty with data
- Maximising household income
- Valuing lived experience.
We charge for our training, however as a not-for-profit, all money raised is re-invested into the organisation to achieve our mission of ending poverty in Greater Manchester and beyond. We also offered discounted prices for VCSE or smaller organisations, and we offer one free place on all of our sessions. This is to ensure that cost isn’t a barrier to our training and as many people as possible can access it.
Why are we launching this new offer?
We know training is a useful part of our work. We already develop and deliver bespoke training programmes for a range of different organisations—for example, we’ve delivered bespoke training for Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue, 42nd Street, and NHS Greater Manchester.
The feedback from these sessions has been very positive. Attendees have shared that we’ve supported them to better understand poverty and its effects on people and society, and how their organisations can play a role in tackling poverty. However, this new expanded training offer allows individuals to book on, meaning we can broaden the audience who accesses our training. This means we can share our leading expertise on the best ways to tackle poverty with more people and organisations.
A training attendee from NHS Greater Manchester said:
The training exceeded my expectations. The content was easy to follow and felt very considered. It was refreshing to see lived experience shared…the team felt very invested in the subject. The topic is a difficult one and I felt that it was handled sensitively…really well thought out and well delivered session.
Ensuring people have the most up-to-date information and guidance on how best to tackle poverty is essential for us to achieve our aim of ending poverty in Greater Manchester and beyond, and our new training offer will help us to achieve this. We hope to see you at an upcoming session! If you have any questions, please get in touch.
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