Spring ESF Workshops Open – Book Now

February 27, 2019 9:08 am

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The Black Country Technical Assistance team is pleased to present our 4th series of FREE European Social Fund workshops which will take place between March and May 2019.

Open to all Black Country Organsations, the workshops will provide a comprehensive overview of ESF rules and regulations. We will discover what’s new and how projects will be affected post Brexit, 29th March 2019. Come and join us!


Organisational readiness – Are EU ready? Our Organisational readiness workshop ensures those new to or applying for funding have the basics in place for a successful and well-developed project.


9:45am-15:00pm, 13th March,

Himley Hall, Dudley


Financial Management – Money Matters – Our Financial Management workshop helps you safeguard the monies in your projects, ensuring they all are well spent and reduce room for error.

9:45am-15:00pm, 21st March 2019,

Wolverhampton Racecourse, Wolverhampton


Monitoring and Audit – Check, Do and Review – Our monitoring and audit workshop will help you monitor your project in the right way and help you prepare for Managing Authority and EU audit visits.

9:45am-15:00pm, 4th April 2019

Village Hotel, Walsall


EU Procurement – Procuring and contracting safely – Don’t get this one wrong. The biggest area for error in EU funding is procurement – ensure you are doing it right.


Cross Cutting ThemesThe silver thread, or struggling to embed? Don’t think that this is a stand-alone topic, come and find out how to drive CCT through all aspects of your project delivery.

9:45am-12:30pm, 11th April 2019 – Lunch included

Wolverhampton Racecourse, Wolverhampton


12:30pm – 15:45pm, 11th April 2019 – Lunch included

Wolverhampton Racecourse, Wolverhampton


Project closure and exit – The end is nigh!BRAND NEW SESSION! Project Closure and Exit is fundamentally important to get right, find out how to close down and exit your project well

9:45am-15:00pm, 9th May 2019,

Himley Hall, Dudley


Evaluation – Assessing Impact, Measuring ValueBRAND NEW SESSION! Evaluating projects well can be tricky. Evaluation starts at the beginning, don’t leave it until the end – Do you have the tools you need now?

9:45am-13:30pm, 16th May 2019,

IBIS Styles Hotel, Oldbury

To book a place on one or more of the workshops contact the team today on bcta@walsall.gov.uk

The workshops and the Black Country ESF Technical Assistance Project is part-funded by the European Social Fund Programme 2014-2020 and the Four Black Country Local Authorities.