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  1. ONLINE TRAINING: Charity trustee induction and refresher

    • 1 day
    • Governance and trustees
    • Online
    This course will give an overview and understanding of charity governance, regulation and best practice. These sessions offer unique networking opportunities with other trustees and access to our knowledgeable expert trainers.
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    • Calendar Icon 12 August 2020 10:00 (SOLD OUT)
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    • Calendar Icon 29 September 2020 10:00
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  2. ONLINE TRAINING: Introduction to Trusted Charity workshop

    • Quarter day
    • Governance and trustees
    • HR
    • Planning and strategy
    • Leadership
    Do you want to strengthen governance, better manage risk, deliver better services for users, improve operating practices and better demonstrate outcomes in your charity? The Trusted Charity quality standards will help you achieve all of this and more. Find out more about the standards at our free introductory workshop.
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    • Calendar Icon 19 August 2020 10:00 (SOLD OUT)
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    • Calendar Icon 07 September 2020 10:30
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    • Calendar Icon 25 November 2020 10:30
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  3. ONLINE TRAINING: Case for Support Workshop

    • 1 day
    • Funding and income
    • Impact
    • Planning and strategy
    • Online
    With all of our organisations affected by coronavirus in some way, now is a great time to review your case for support, ensuring that you’re articulating your purpose and the (possibly new or exacerbated) social issues that you’re tackling. If you find yourself reinventing the wheel and writing similar but different information for high value funding proposals over and over again, this is the session for you.
    • Location Icon Online event, join us from your location
    • Calendar Icon 19 August 2020 10:00 (Good availability)
  4. NCVO/Bates Wells Webinar: Decision-making in a crisis: collaboration and merger

    • Quarter day
    • Collaboration
    • Webinar
    As the charity sector continues to manage the impact of the pandemic, many charities are facing financial uncertainty. In this context many senior leaders, to ensure their charity’s sustainability, will be considering collaboration and merger. In this webinar, in association with Bates Wells, we aim to answer questions such as: When should a charity in crisis consider merging? What are the alternatives? How can you make the best decision for your organisation? You will also hear about a new online decision-making tool which will help organisations chart the options open to them in a tight financial spot. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the webinar.
    • Location Icon Online event, join us from your location
    • Calendar Icon 20 August 2020 15:00 (Good availability)
  5. ONLINE TRAINING: Key principles of fundraising in the voluntary sector

    • 1 day
    • Funding and income
    • Management
    • Online
    This online course will help you understand the fundamentals of fundraising. We will look at the key principles and how to apply them to your organisation.
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    • Calendar Icon 08 September 2020 10:00 (Good availability)
  6. ONLINE TRAINING: Funding strategy and diversification post covid -19

    • 1 day
    • Funding and income
    • Planning and strategy
    • Online
    This online course will help you understand and analyse the current funding situation of your organisation and teach you how to plan for the future. We’ll use key strategic tools, a funding strategy template (that you’ll adapt and tailor) and help you consider various sources of funding that are most suitable for your organisation including looking at diversification.
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    • Calendar Icon 22 September 2020 10:00 (Good availability)
  7. ONLINE TRAINING: Planning the next steps for your organisation

    • 1 day
    • Online
    • Planning and strategy
    • Leadership
    As voluntary organisations emerge from the immediate crisis of covid-19, rapid and significant decisions will need to be made about the future. Senior leaders and trustees will need to make choices about services, programmes and resources under conditions of great uncertainty. This course will combine practical tools for understanding your organisation and thinking about the future and consider how take your organisation through this process.
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    • Calendar Icon 23 September 2020 10:00 (Good availability)
  8. ONLINE TRAINING: Writing successful bids

    • 1 day
    • Funding and income
    • Online
    When you write a funding application, how often are you successful? Your time is precious and there are few good funding opportunities; every application needs to be as strong as possible. In this online training course, you will learn how to write solid funding applications with confidence and with focus.
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    • Calendar Icon 30 September 2020 10:00 (SOLD OUT)
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    • Calendar Icon 22 October 2020 10:00
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  9. ONLINE TRAINING: Safeguarding Essentials in Charities

    • 1 day
    • Online
    • Legal
    • HR
    • Planning and strategy
    All voluntary organisations have a duty to keep the people they work with safe from harm. This course introduces the basics of safeguarding within a charity context and highlights effective safeguarding practice. Safeguarding means the range of measures we have in place to protect people in our organisation, or those we come into contact with, from abuse and maltreatment of any kind. This means we have to think about safeguarding in everything we do: including policy and procedure writing, roles and responsibilities, safer recruitment, concerns and complaints management, ethical fundraising, quality assurance and safeguarding risk assessments of all our activities.
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    • Calendar Icon 07 October 2020 10:00 (Good availability)
  10. Measuring your impact in the voluntary sector (two days)

    • 2 days
    • Impact
    This two-day course will go beyond the theory, helping you to develop a monitoring and evaluation framework and effectively measure your organisation’s impact. By the end of the course, you will be able to identify the outcomes and impact of your work, know the most appropriate data collection tools and develop a plan to assess the progress of your work against key indicators.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 05 November 2020 - 06 November 2020 09:45 (Good availability)
  11. Supporting good governance: Effective board servicing and governance administration

    • 1 day
    • Governance and trustees
    • Legal
    This course is designed for those who help to implement structures and processes that support trustees in fulfilling their duties and responsibilities. It helps people within this role identify how processes can be improved to align with the organisation’s purpose and objectives.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 06 November 2020 09:30 (Only 2 seats remaining)
  12. Charity trustees: Induction and refresher training

    • 1 day
    • Governance and trustees
    This course has been developed from NCVO’s governance work with a variety of charities over many years. It encompasses all we’ve learnt to ensure trustees make an effective contribution to the governance of their organisation, and create and maintain good relationships with staff.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 13 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 11 December 2020 09:30
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  13. Volunteering and the law

    • 1 day
    • Volunteer management
    • Legal
    What is your legal position as an organisation that involves volunteers? How do you ensure that you are supporting and developing volunteers while avoiding the risk of creating contracts and falling foul of employment law? This course will enable you to understand volunteering and the law in relation to issues such as safeguarding, data protection, health and safety, equality and diversity, insurance, and benefits.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 13 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  14. Managing data protection in the voluntary sector

    • 1 day
    • Legal
    • Planning and strategy
    The lawful processing of data might seem a daunting task but it’s essential if organisations are to prevent reputational and financial risk. This advanced course is designed to simplify the subject for people who work within GDPR compliance or data control.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 16 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  15. The skills of effective influencing and engagement

    • 1 day
    • Communications
    • Leadership
    • Collaboration
    • HR
    • Management
    Success in persuading and motivating others relies on our ability to influence and engage. These skills are essential if you want to build strong partnerships, and develop a culture of collaboration and inclusion. This course covers the fundamental principles of influence and engagement, with practical tips and strategies to increase your personal effectiveness when dealing with colleagues, partners and funders.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 16 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  16. Managing people in the voluntary sector

    • 2 days
    • HR
    • Planning and strategy
    • Leadership
    • Communications
    • Management
    This participative 2 day course gives you the practical skills you need to manage your team, and the confidence to respond to challenges as they arise.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 19 November 2020 - 20 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  17. Charity finance for non-financial managers

    • 1 day
    • Finance
    • Funding and income
    This course will provide you with increased confidence and greater ability to review and assess your organisation's financial health. We will look at basic financial tools to help you to monitor resources, make better decisions for your organisation and communicate with financial professionals including your treasurer, finance officer or accountant.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 20 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  18. How to communicate your impact

    • 1 day
    • Impact
    • Impact
    It is not always easy to understand and communicate what your impact data is telling you. This course will help you to communicate the impact of your work to different audiences and stakeholders. In this course you will learn how to analyse and present different types of data. By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and confidence to write reports that are well-structured and clearly communicate your impact.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 20 November 2020 09:45 (Good availability)
  19. Managing adult and child safeguarding in your organisation

    • 1 day
    • Legal
    • Planning and strategy
    • HR
    Safeguarding means the range of measures we have in place to protect people in our organisation, or those we come into contact with, from abuse and maltreatment of any kind. This means we have to think about safeguarding in everything we do: including policy and procedure writing, roles and responsibilities, safer recruitment, concerns and complaints management, ethical fundraising, quality assurance and safeguarding risk assessments of all our activities. We also have to ensure that beneficiaries, staff and volunteers feel confident and able to raise any concerns or complaints appropriately.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 23 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  20. Measuring impact: for funders, commissioners and grant makers

    • 1 day
    • Impact
    As a funder, grant maker or commissioner you need to be clear about the difference your money is making. This course will help you develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in outcome and impact measurement by thinking about the types of information you need to collect, why and how you might support grantees to better evidence the impact of their work.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 24 November 2020 21:45 (Good availability)
  21. Influencing Parliament

    • 1 day
    • Campaigning and lobbying
    With the election providing a clear result and a stable government majority, many charities will need to understand the various factors shaping this parliament to adapt their lobbying and campaigning tactics. This course draws on NCVO's experience of working with parliament and influencing government.. This course aims to help charities navigate the political environment or refresh their knowledge of parliamentary processes and procedures – essential if your organisation is looking to make an impact in Westminster.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 27 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  22. Assessing the impact of your volunteers

    • 1 day
    • Volunteer management
    • Impact
    We all know that volunteers make a difference but how can you prove it? The Volunteering Impact Assessment Toolkit (VIAT) produced by the Institute for Volunteering Research (IVR) and NCVO can help you measure and demonstrate the impact of volunteering. This course will give you step-by-step guidance on how to use the VIAT to assess the impact your volunteers are having your organisation, your beneficiaries, and themselves, as well as on the wider community and other stakeholders.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 07 December 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  23. Good practice in volunteer management

    • 1 day
    • Volunteer management
    • HR
    • Management
    What does good volunteer management look like and how do you put this into practice? Good practice in volunteer management is key to unlocking the potential of volunteering in your organisation. This course provides an introduction to the key principles of good practice in volunteer management and how to apply them to your organisation.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 11 December 2020 09:30 (Good availability)