The course covers all the main aspects of financial management, looking backwards at annual accounts and forwards at
planning tools, and how these are linked:
Statutory Financial Statements:
Data protection and the GDPR raises many questions for third sector organisations. What is your organisation to do when it receives a Data Subject Access Request? Which of your client-users, customers, staff member or ex-staff member can submit at SAR? What is your organisation supposed to do with marketing? How can it market? To whom can they market? How can it fundraise? What will happen if they fall foul of the legislation?
To answer these questions and many more, you’ll concentrate on:
In today’s climate it is essential individuals can manage the demands on their time. The course explores what helps
and hinders achieving priorities and presents tips and techniques for how to improve the use of time
This course will help you to learn:
During this 2 day interactive course participants will:
Using group and individual tasks participants will learn about:
Participants will be able to:
Who are you approaching for support and why? If your application doesn’t fit don’t force it into a funder’s
guidelines – you will explore how to make the best match between the work you want to fund and the most
How many funders is one too many? With over two decades of fundraising experience Pam knows why you should pursue different sources of support and how to avoid seeking funding every three years…and she’ll let you in on it!
It’s not OK to have your application stand out from the crowd… it’s A-OK! Sing your own praises when writing proposals, which include organisational case statements that can be modified to suit different funding applications – it’s a skill and Pam will show you how!
It’s important to make the most of what you’ve got – you will look at how to engage your management committee, volunteers and other staff in supporting your efforts and making your fundraising more effective!
What comes first, the funder or match funding? Partnerships and joint applications are key to third sector fundraising, so you will examine how to make them work in your favour.
You know funding is not a quick progress, it takes time, effort and a lot of leg work especially when it comes to research – Pam will take you through the role of research and how important it is in successful funding applications… it is beyond looking in the directories.
Taking care of donors after the cheque is in the bank plays as important a part of funding as the application does, it is more than just a thank you! You will explore the complexities of stewardship and the art of cultivation.
This hands on course will help you understand how self-doubt can manifest itself andimpact your physical being, performance and day-to-day work. You’llshare strategiesthat build resilience and self-confidence to ensureyou have the tools to tackle typical hurdles and challenges. You’ll discover how to betterhandle difficult situations or scenarios, including difficult conversations and day to day conflict.
This course will help you to understand the components of project stages and lifecycles. It will provide an understanding of project methodologies and their application, teaching you how to develop a project plan, identify/mitigate risks and construct a strategy for monitoring/review. You will leave with an understanding of the following areas and the tools required to:
Participants will work towards a Level 5 certificate in Management and Leadership through CMI accredited training (Equivalent to SCQF Level 8). The training provides the next step for managers looking to develop their skills and gain professional recognition to aid future career development. The course covers information based decision making and managing team performance giving managers a rounded skills set and providing a foundation to work towards the diploma and Chartered Manager status.
The overall objective is for you to both gain Lean skills you can share in your organisation, and, to deliver an improvement. The intended outcome of day one is a clear understanding of Lean problem-solving basics. Day two builds on day one where you'll develop a deeper understanding of process flow and how to improve processes.
After the two-day course you will have enough knowledge to go back to your organisation and start applying your learning. The follow-on coaching ensures that learning is embedded through a deeper understanding of Lean in practice. Through coaching, you will be better able to overcome the natural barriers you hit in your organisation and hence to deliver a measurable benefit.