SOCIUS


RESEARCH CENTRE IN ECONOMIC AND ORGANIZATIONAL SOCIOLOGY
ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management

Training

Past Courses


  • Course “The Visible and Invisible Dimension of the Social Economy in Portugal”, aims to demonstrate the formal and practical dimension of a constitutionally foreseen sector, but little known in legal and statistical terms, which corresponds to the "cooperative and social sector", as described in the Constitution, and has different names in the scientific literature, such as: Social Economy, Third Sector, Third System, Alternative Economy, and other. Presentation of the statistical reality in 2010 and 2013, in Portugal, based on information from the Portuguese National Accounts and published by INE and CASES, on the Social Economy Accounts Satellite.
    Intended for all people interested in learning more about the sector known as the "cooperative and social sector" or the Social Economy sector. To all those who work, directly or indirectly, with entities that are part of this sector: cooperatives; mutual associations; mercies; foundations; IPSS; associations with altruistic ends; entities of the community and self-managed sub-sectors.
    Professor: Isabel Castro, SOCIUS/CSG-ISEG Researcher, PhD in Economic and Organizational Sociology, Master in Economics and Social Policy, Degree in Economics, with specialization in Mathematical Economy, by ISEG, University of Lisbon.
    Organization: SOCIUS / CSG-ISEG.
    The 1st edition was held in January/February 2018.

  • Workshops on Research Methodology - cycle that includes the following courses: INTRODUCTION to SPSS; INTRODUCTION TO QUALITATIVE METHODS; MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALYSIS; CONSTRUCTION OF ONLINE QUESTIONNAIRES; CRITICAL ANALYSIS, WRITING AND PRESENTATION; SCIENTIFIC WRITING; INTRODUCTION TO SAMPLING TECHNIQUES; QUESTIONNAIRE: ADAPTATION, CONSTRUCTION AND VALIDATION AND CONTENT ANALYSIS. This cycle is held annually, since 2011.

  • Summer school, Concepts, methods and tools to engage in participatory research and governance processes - the course aims to improve understanding of the challenges related to stakeholder involvement in research and governance processes; deliver a generic frame for planning and facilitate sound participatory processes; teach innovative participatory methods and tools useful for addressing complex issues in diverse, multi-level stakeholder settings; develop reflexive capacities for continuous process improvement. Trainers: Marta Varanda, Sofia Bento, Jennifer Hauck and Mathieu Dionnet Organizing Institutions: SOCIUS/ISEG, LISODE and UFZ This course is held annually in different countries. In Portugal took place in 2015.

  • Training Course in Environmental Inequalities, organized by CES and SOCIUS, aimed to promote the interdisciplinary collaboration and capacity building, so that researchers, policymakers and practitioners are better able to understand and address environmental inequalities in the Portuguese context. Focusing on a wide range of environment and social justice issues, the course will seek to review and consolidate progress on environmental inequalities research in the international context and in Portugal, and to build capacity and help shape the future direction of interdisciplinary research and policy action in this important area. This Course took place in 2011.

  • Social Network Analysis Courses : transmission of basic knowledge required to analyse social networks (ASN), such as the specific features of the research process using (ASN), and the principal measures to characterise a network. One also intends to apply these measures to the analysis of social and organizational phenomena such as social influence, leadership, spread of information, social capital, solidarity, collective action. These courses began in 2003 and have taken place annually until 2009.

  • Training Course for Immigrant Association Leaders in the following scientific areas: a) The Associative concept; b) Communication and Decision-taking; c) Leadership; d) Accounting; e) Project Management and Funding. This course was founded on a protocol agreed with ACME and was organised by SOCIUS/CISEP/ISEG-UTL. This course ran between November 2004 and February 2005.

  • Training Course for teachers of the Archdiocesan Marist College of San Paulo-Brazil, in the scientific areas of Social Ecology, European Integration and History of Portugal. It was organised and conducted by SOCIUS/ISEG-UTL in1999.

  • Training Course in Management and Administration and School Management within the FOCO/FORGEST Programme, in collaboration with the Schools’ Association of the Amadora municipality for secondary school teachers in the following scientific areas: a) Organisational Psycho-Sociology ; b) Quantitative Methods; c) Education Economics; d) Administrative Law; e) Accounting in Teaching Institutions. These courses ran during the school years of 1993/1994 and 1996/1997.

  • Training Course within the FOCO/FORGEST Programme for secondary school teachers, in the following scientific areas: a) Personal and Social Development; b) Statistics; c) Economics; d) Business Organization Techniques; e) Accounting. This course took place in 1993.