Upcoming events...

Good Governance Workshop - Manchester

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On 23rd June we're running a Governance Workshop with Alan Clarkin. 

The aim of the workshop is to provide an understanding of the importance of good governance and particularly the role of the leadership team in delivering to an organisation's stated purpose. This event is supported by Ansvar.

Date: Tuesday 23rd of June  2015
Location: Europia -Ada House, 77 Thompson Street, Manchester M4 5FY
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Cost: £20 

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First Friday Fundraising Clinics

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We have teamed up with International Fundraising Consultancy (IFC) to deliver free fundraising clinics for charities on the first Friday of every month until August 2015. If you'd like advice on a particular fundraising issue, come along and talk it through with fundraising experts from IFC.

Date: Friday 3rd July 2015
Time:
2 - 5 pm
Cost: Free. £20 booking deposit returned after event.

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Media Workshop for Small Charities - Peterborough

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This workshop is all about getting press and media coverage for your small charity.
The training will be run by Effie Productions. 

It will cover: Press releases & ways to pitch stories to editors, How to develop story ideas, How to approach media professionals, The good, the bad and the ugly of press coverage.

Date: Friday 10th July 2015 
Location: Rawlinsons, Ruthlyn House, 90 Lincoln Road, Peterborough PE1 2SP 
Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost: £20 per person

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Introduction to Project Management

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The workshop will introduce participants to the basic principles and concepts of project management. The IBM team will take attendees through a series of structured activities – some in plenary, some in small groups – designed to explain why project management is a vital skill and how to develop effective practices.

Date: Wednesday 13 July 2015
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Winchester / Hursley
Venue: IBM Winchester, Hursley Park, Hants, SO21 2JN
Cost: £20 (lunch included) 

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Technology Clinic for Small Charities - London

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IT / Technology getting you down?  Need some advice on something to do with computers? Come and pitch your questions to an industry expert Richard Simon, from Lenovo, with over 25 years of IT / technology experience.

Date: Tuesday 28th July 2015
Location: Woodcraft Folk, 83 Crampton Street London, SE17 3BQ 
Time: 2 pm - 5 pm
Cost: £20 

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Selling Techniques for Small Charities

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IBM believe that many charities could be even more successful if more of their staff had sales training, so they've got together with some of their leading sales staff and training employees to design a new charity skills workshop especially for small charities. During the day they'll introduce you to a number of key sales techniques and give you plenty of time to practice role playing and implementing them. 

Date: Friday 18 September 2015
Location: 76/78 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PZ
Time: 9:30am - 16:30pm
Cost: £20

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Introduction to Project Management

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The workshop will introduce participants to the basic principles and concepts of project management. The IBM team will take attendees through a series of structured activities – some in plenary, some in small groups, designed to explain why project management is a vital skill and how to develop effective practices. 

Date: Monday 28 September 2015
Location: 76/78 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PZ
Time: 9:30am - 16:30pm
Cost: £20 (lunch included)

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Measuring Impact

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The Measuring Impact Master class will introduce participants to the concept of ‘outcomes thinking’ – where the focus is less on what charities do and more on why they do what they do and on what they’re seeking to achieve. The day will be an opportunity to engage in a process of critical thinking about your organisation, ideas generation and constructive challenge and dialogue with peers from the charity sector – facilitated by IBM staff. 

Date: Friday 9 October 2015
Location: 76/78 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PZ 
Time: 9:30am - 16:30pm
Cost: £20 (lunch included)

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Where else to go...

The FSI for all manner of free training including fundraising, marketing and demonstrating impact

The IoF that has a number of very affordable OCS-funded fundraising training

Or contact your local CVS, Volunteer Centre, Voluntary Action etc to see if they deliver any training. Simply type your local area + CVS into a search engine to find your local infrastructure organisation.

If you would like to add or suggest a training provider that offers good quality and affordable training to charities, please contact info@smallcharities.org.uk


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