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Training Course | The Visible and Invisible Dimension of the Social Economy in Portugal


The enrolment period is now open for the training course in " The Visible and Invisible Dimension of the Social Economy in Portugal", organised by SOCIUS/CSG – the ISEG Research Centre in Economic and Organisational Sociology.

The course will last 12 hours and will take place at ISEG, in January and February, 2018, on Mondays and Tuesdays from 18.30 to 20.30. 

To make known the formal and practical dimension of a sector that is provided for in the Constitution, but which is little known in legal and statistical terms. As described in the Constitution, it constitutes part of the "cooperative and social sector", which has diverse and multiple names in the scientific literature, such as the Social Economy, the Third Sector, the Third System, the Alternative Economy and other designations. Also to present its reality in 2010 and 2013 in Portugal in statistical terms, based on information extrapolated from the Portuguese National Accounts and published by INE and CASES in the parallel Social Economy accounts for 2010 to 2013.

Target Market
All those interested in learning more about one of the three sectors provided for in the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic, that is also the origin of the means of production and which is known as the "cooperative and social sector", or the Social Economic sector.

The training is also intended for those who, in any form or way, work and act, directly or indirectly, with entities from this sector, in accordance with the Basic Law of the Social Economy, Law No. 30/2013, of 8 May, which are: Cooperatives; Mutual Associations; Charities; Foundations; IPSS; Philanthropic Associations, and Independent Community Organisations.

All participants who complete the Training will be awarded a certificate by SOCIUS/ISEG-ULisboa.

Tuition Fees
€350 (Special conditions: 20% discount for students, CSG researchers and the unemployed).

Enrolment deadline – 15 January. Enrol online here.

Consult the programme here.

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