Upcoming Events

February 2019

Minute Taking

Thursday, 21 February, 2019 -
18:30 to 20:30

Minutes are an essential part of the effective and accountable functioning of your organsation and yet we rarely think about the skills and knowledge involved. This course will help you to evaluate the minutes in your meetings and plan to improve them.

What will this course cover...

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Recruit and Retain Volunteers

Thursday, 28 February, 2019 -
10:00 to 13:00

Once your organisation starts to deliver services you will need to make sure you have the right volunteers and that they are happy and stay with you as long as you need them. This course will enable you to identify who are the best people for your volunteer roles, how to get them on board and...

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March 2019

Introduction to Social Media

Wednesday, 6 March, 2019 -
10:00 to 13:00

Whether you have used social media just on a personal level or never before, an introduction to social media can just help to gently ease you into a new way of thinking.  No matter what our perception of the world of Facebook, Twitter etc., as voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE)...

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Evidencing Need

Thursday, 7 March, 2019 -
09:30 to 13:00

Convincing funders and investors of the need for your organisation’s work is increasingly challenging. This course looks at how to make use of data available to you and what you can collect to make your case.

What will this course cover?

Evidencing Need in relation...

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Inclusion – Building your Network

Tuesday, 12 March, 2019 -
12:00 to 14:00

Widening the base and awareness of your organisation is crucial to its success – whether in finding partner organisations, connecting up services for beneficiaries or for widening and deepening your understanding of the community you serve. This short workshop and shared lunch will give you a...

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Diversifying your Income

Tuesday, 19 March, 2019 -
10:00 to 13:00

The old saying is true – you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket. This is particularly true when thinking about your organisation’s income, especially in these challenging times. This session will enable you to think through the income possibilities for your organisation and plan for...

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Time Management for Busy People

Thursday, 28 March, 2019 -
10:00 to 13:00

Always wondering where the time goes? In this course learn tips and tricks for making sure you are managing your time as effectively as possible.

What is this course about?

  • Learning how to manage time
  • Changing habits

What will you...

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April 2019

Being a Good Board Member

Thursday, 4 April, 2019 -
18:00 to 20:30

As a new board member it can be difficult to know exactly what is expected of you. This course will give you the knowledge and confidence to be an effective board member from the start. This interactive session will walk you through your governing role and covers legal responsibilities and the...

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