Voscur Training

To help you find the right training course, we offer our training categorised by theme and by level. Training in each theme is delivered at basic, intermediate, and advanced levels so you can choose according to your current level of experience, or work your way up.

For more information, see our guide to training themes and levels


Intermediate

Being an Even Better Board Member

Leading your organisation

Thursday, 22 April, 2021 - 18:00 to 20:30

Looking at the range of responsibilities Board Members have in an organisation and building on the Being a Good Board member session, this course focusses beyond legal obligations and into best practice. Topics include resolving conflicts and working strategically.

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Basic, Intermediate

Smartphone Video Skills

Making an impact

Tuesday, 27 April, 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00

On this course you will learn how to plan and make professional looking videos using your smartphone. In the current situation with COVID-19 it is crucial for organisations to improve their media content, and this course will help you understand how to improve your smartphone video skills, essential for marketing, social media, internal communications, and evidence gathering.

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Intermediate

Event Planning

Making an impact

Thursday, 29 April, 2021 - 13:30 to 17:00

Do you want to develop your skills to plan and deliver successful events both online and face-to-face? The course will give you an overview and helpful tips and tools that you can use when delivering both small and large events.

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Basic

Gaining Influence – Introduction to Campaigning

Voice and influence

Thursday, 6 May, 2021 - 13:00 to 16:30

Get an introduction to the theory and practice of campaigning to gain support and influence stakeholders and decision-makers.

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Advanced

Creative Conflict Resolution

Leading your organisation

Tuesday, 11 May, 2021 - 09:00 to 12:30

This course looks at how a positive approach to conflict and strategies for creative resolutions can enable you and your organisation to thrive.

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Intermediate

Making Effective Decisions

Leading your organisation

Wednesday, 19 May, 2021 - 10:00 to 13:00

This course shows you can improve your decision-making in and out of the workplace. We will look at why the discussions you have and the decisions you make really matter – and how to ensure they’re followed through in the context of other factors which might get in the way.

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Advanced

Risky Business

Leading your organisation

Thursday, 20 May, 2021 - 09:30 to 13:30

During change – whether it comes by choice or by being forced to adapt – you can't avoid a level of risk. Trustees and managers have a duty to make sure an organisation’s resources aren’t put at unnecessary risk; organisations also have a duty to use their resources effectively. If these two duties are conflicting (considering trading for income, for example, or making a major investment in a new service), how can we resolve the situation?

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Advanced

Theory of Change - Advanced

Planning for the future

Tuesday, 25 May, 2021 - 09:30 to 13:30

Following on from our introductory Theory of Change course, this advanced session will enable to you expand and refine your ToC, and think more about how to present and use it in a variety of settings.

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Basic

Introduction to Strategic Planning

Planning for the future

Wednesday, 9 June, 2021 - 13:30 to 17:00

“What’s the point of a strategic plan? We’re too small to need one and just need to find more funding.”
This course will answer the first question – and explain why it’s usually not a distraction for new and smaller organisations to invest in strategic planning but a solid step towards increased funding and better services.

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Intermediate

Community Planning to Co-production - Involving your community

Voice and influence

Thursday, 10 June, 2021 - 13:00 to 16:30

This course will consider different ways you can involve your community in planning, delivering and evaluating your organisation’s activities, and gain supporters for your organisation and its work.

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