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  1. 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 31 January 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 27 April 2020 09:30
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  2. The high performance board: using the code

    • 1 day
    • Governance and trustees
    This practical course will help you to embed the principles set out in the Charity Governance Code, endorsed by the Charity Commission, in your organisation. It explores effective systems and processes but also the importance of adopting a certain set of behaviours that will drive good governance. The course also looks at will look at how to foster and support productive relationships between board members, staff and volunteers that align with and will achieve the organisation’s strategic aims.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 31 January 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 27 April 2020 09:30
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  3. Project Management in the voluntary sector

    • 2 days
    • Planning and strategy
    • Management
    This two day practical project management course is tailored to the voluntary sector. It will take you on a journey over two days to introduce the principles associated with planning, implementing, managing and evaluating your project.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 03 February 2020 - 04 February 2020 09:30 (SOLD OUT)
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    • Calendar Icon 26 March 2020 09:30
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  4. Outcome and impact measurement (two days)

    • 2 days
    • Impact
    On day one of this course you will spend time clarifying the outcomes and impact of your work as well as what you plan to do (outputs/activities) to achieve these outcomes. You will create a monitoring and evaluation plan with indicators to enable you to assess the progress you are making both in the delivery of your work and the difference it is making. On day two we will explore different ways to collect data so that you can select the most appropriate, feasible methods and tools to collect useful data to report on to funders and stakeholders.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 06 February 2020 - 07 February 2020 09:45 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 07 July 2020 09:45
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  5. 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 07 February 2020 09:30 (Only 1 seat remaining)
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    • Calendar Icon 27 April 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 10 July 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 16 November 2020 09:30
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  6. Implementing Trusted Charity

    • 1 day
    • Planning and strategy
    • Governance and trustees
    • HR
    • Leadership
    Trusted Charity is a straightforward quality standard designed to help you run your organisation more effectively and efficiently. It sets out what organisations need to have in place to ensure sound governance practices, proper financial and risk management systems, and a reliable system for measuring outcomes. If you are new to Trusted Charity and need some help getting started, or if you have come to a standstill with your self-assessment and need some motivation to get going, then this one-day course is for you.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 07 February 2020 09:45 (SOLD OUT)
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    • Calendar Icon 30 March 2020 09:45
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    • Calendar Icon 14 May 2020 09:45
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  7. 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 10 February 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 18 May 2020 09:30
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  8. How to report on outcome and impact data

    • 1 day
    • Impact
    • Impact
    Learn and practise how to make the most of your outcomes and impact data to deliver compelling and useful reports to different audiences. This course will expand your skills to better understand your audience’s needs and develop a strategy for communicating outcome and impact data. You’ll learn how to analyse different types of data, use statistics, quotes and case examples, and structure effective reports. At the end of the course, you will have the skills, knowledge and confidence to write reports that demonstrate the difference your work makes, in a way that is useful and used.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 12 February 2020 09:45 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 30 June 2020 09:45
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    • Calendar Icon 20 November 2020 09:45
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  9. 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 14 February 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 03 July 2020 09:30
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  10. Financial intelligence for trustees

    • 1 day
    • Finance
    • Governance and trustees
    • Leadership
    • Funding and income
    To carry out your role as a charity leader or trustee effectively, it’s essential that you have a sound understanding of finance, financial management, corporate and management metrics and reporting. This introductory session provides an overview in how to review and assess financial information. It will also improve your ability to monitor resources, articulate impact and make better financial decisions.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 14 February 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 26 June 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 16 October 2020 09:30
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  11. How to collect outcomes and impact data

    • 1 day
    • Impact
    If you want to show to potential funders and other stakeholders, what difference your work makes, then collecting credible data is a skill we can help you to develop. On this course you’ll learn which data collection methods are most appropriate for different types of project and how you can collect numbers and stories to demonstrate the effect your work has had. Through discussing practical examples you’ll learn how to develop data collection tools including questionnaires and interview topic guides – and how to ask the right questions.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 26 February 2020 21:50 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 24 June 2020 09:45
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  12. 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 27 February 2020 - 28 February 2020 09:30 (SOLD OUT)
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    • Calendar Icon 05 May 2020 09:30
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  13. 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 28 February 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 04 September 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 12 October 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 13 November 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 11 December 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 27 March 2020 09:30
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  14. Outcome and impact measurement (one day)

    • 1 day
    • Impact
    Being clear on your outcomes and impact can help you plan, manage and improve your work, making the biggest difference you can for your beneficiaries. On this course, you’ll create an evaluation plan so you can demonstrate the difference your work makes. The course also includes a brief introduction to ways to collect data. If you want to effectively monitor and evaluate the work you do and the difference it makes, this course is for you!
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 04 March 2020 09:45 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 16 April 2020 09:45
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    • Calendar Icon 07 October 2020 09:45
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  15. Developing a winning strategy and campaign

    • 1 day
    • Campaigning and lobbying
    • Planning and strategy
    Campaigning is about improving the world around you. Combining passion and energy with strategic thinking and focus, you can create effective campaigns that make great strides towards achieving your charitable aims. This one-day course aims to introduce key strategy decisions that are essential for planning successful campaigns. Whether you're new to campaigning or would like to refresh your strategic approach, this one-day course will help you to create campaigns that effectively align with your charitable aims and objectives.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 05 March 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  16. 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 06 March 2020 09:30 (Only 1 seat remaining)
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    • Calendar Icon 20 July 2020 09:30
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  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 06 March 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 15 May 2020 09:30
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  18. Writing successful bids

    • 1 day
    • Funding and income
    When you write a funding application, how often are you successful? Your time is precious and good funding opportunities few, so make sure every application is as strong as possible. Come and learn with NCVO consultants how to make your bid stand out.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 06 March 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 05 June 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 06 November 2020 09:30
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  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 09 March 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 24 April 2020 09:30
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  20. Advanced Project Management

    • 1 day
    • Planning and strategy
    • Leadership
    • Management
    Are you confident in your general project management skills but looking to strengthen your expertise in how you deliver them? This course moves beyond the ‘basics’ of project management to give a deeper analysis into a range of techniques and principles, within a specific charity context.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 13 March 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 02 July 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 06 October 2020 09:30
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  21. Data Protection essentials

    • 1 day
    • Legal
    • Planning and strategy
    • HR
    • Communications
    • IT and digital
    In 2018, new regulations come into force intended to give individuals greater control over how organisations use their data. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect how charities work with data and look after this valuable information. The new laws are more detailed and carry the potential for hefty financial penalties. This course is specifically for charitable organisations and will take you through the essentials of lawful data processing. This course will be your first step toward becoming GDPR compliant.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 13 March 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 26 June 2020 09:30
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  22. 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 16 March 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 03 July 2020 09:30
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    • Calendar Icon 27 November 2020 09:30
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  23. 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 16 March 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
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    • Calendar Icon 12 June 2020 09:30
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  24. Developing your theory of change

    • 1 day
    • Impact
    • Planning and strategy
    • Planning and strategy
    A theory of change is your description of how you anticipate change happening over time. As a popular tool for those involved in social change, it can help you plan new work, better understand and communicate what you do (particularly to funders) and support your monitoring and evaluation. Starting from the big change you want to see in the world (the impact), the process maps backwards to articulate and connect the real-world changes (the outcomes) your organisation, project or campaign intends to make with the things you’ll do (the outputs/activities). You will be encouraged to think critically about your work, the plausibility of change, and to tackle the underlying assumptions you’re making as you build your theory of change.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 18 March 2020 09:45 (Good availability)
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  25. 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.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 18 March 2020 10:30 (SOLD OUT)
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