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  1. Strategic planning: creating the right process for your organisation

    • 1 day
    • Planning and strategy
    In a rapidly changing environment for the voluntary sector, organisations need to have a clear and comprehensive strategy in place. A strategy is not just the plan on paper: it is the process by which an organisation reaches agreement about its direction, priorities, and resources. On this course, you will learn how to craft a strategy development process that is right for your organisation.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 09 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  2. Data collection: the essentials

    • 1 day
    • Impact
    Data collection is an important part of impact measurement. Your data collection methods should be appropriate to your beneficiaries and fit your organisational culture. On this course you’ll learn which data collection methods are most appropriate for your work and how you can better demonstrate your impact using a variety of data collection tools. Practical examples will help you learn how to develop data collection tools such as questionnaires and interview topic guides. If you already have data collection tools in place and need help reviewing them, our ‘improve your' workshops may be more suitable.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 12 November 2020 09:45 (Good availability)
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. An introduction to chairing a charity

    • 1 day
    • Governance and trustees
    • Leadership
    • Management
    NCVO and Association of Chairs are running this one day course to explore the role of a Chair of trustees. This course will provide you with practical guidance and tools to help you be more effective in your role.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 26 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  6. Safeguarding for volunteer managers

    • 1 day
    • Volunteer management
    • HR
    • Legal
    All voluntary organisations have a duty to keep the people they work with safe from harm. The field of safeguarding can feel ever more complex with duties to children, adults and those in contact with the charity, including volunteers. This course introduces the basics of safeguarding specifically within a volunteer managers role. It highlights effective safeguarding practice when working with and supporting volunteers.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 04 December 2020 09:30 (Good availability)