NCVO Webinar: Setting your strategic direction using the theory of change process

  • Quarter day
  • Webinar
  • Planning and strategy
  • Online
Theory of change is a helpful process for organisations when setting their strategic direction. In this free webinar, we'll provide an overview of the theory of change process and hear from two charities about their experiences using it.
Date: | 17 March   
Time: | 11.00–midday   


Theory of change is a helpful process for organisations when setting their strategic direction. Led by NCVO’s strategy consultants, this free webinar will provide an overview of the theory of change process.

We'll be joined by The Seafarers’ Charity, a funder, and JDRF, a charity that supports people with type 1 diabetes.  Staff from The Seafarers’ Charity will discuss how the theory of change process helped them develop their latest strategyMeanwhile, staff from JDRF will explain how their theory of change provided a framework for future planning and decision making, when covid-19 disrupted their community-engagement services.   
This webinar will provide practical guidance on the theory of change process. This will help you:   
  • understand how a theory of change can support you in working towards your vision and mission  
  • be clear about the impact you want to create through your strategy   
  • make better-informed decisions about what you need to deliver.   
There will be time for questions at the end of the webinar. We'll also signpost you to useful guidance and resources.   
This webinar is the second in a series of webinars we're delivering to help organisations develop an effective strategy. Watch a recording of our first webinar on understanding your external environment to help you develop an effective strategy.


11.00 – Welcome and introduction   
11.10 – Understanding the theory of change process   
11.30 – Sharing experiences and learnings   
11.45 – Questions and answers   
Midday – Close   


This webinar is hosted by NCVO and led by NCVO’s strategy consultancy.   


This webinar is for anyone involved in developing the strategy of a voluntary sector organisation. It's particularly useful for chief executives, senior managers and trustees.  


Book your place by clicking the 'REGISTER' icon above. This webinar will take place online. We'll send out joining instructions before the session.   


Email with any questions or queries you may have about this webinar. 


This event is free for NCVO members. There may be a charge to attend if you are a non-member. Please check the event overview or click the 'REGISTER' button for more details.