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Strengthening your Organisation

Feel like you’re chairing in difficult times? Looking for more support?

As Chair you need to ensure your charity focuses on the right things, uses it resources well and achieves its purpose despite changing circumstances. For smaller organisations this can be a challenge, with reliance on a small staff team and or volunteers and minimal funds to pay for external expertise.

14 March, 2019 - 13:30 to 17:30
Methodist Central Buildings, Oldham Street, Manchester

Demonstrating Your Impact

Demonstrating Your Impact is essential for any VCSE organisation looking to secure ongoing support to their project.

Showcasing the difference you make can be both challenging and rewarding at the same time but how can you show that you are making a real difference in order to build trust, rapport and credibility for your services?

This workshop will provide a range of tools and best practice advice to ensure that you are effectively measuring and communicating the difference you make to donors, funders and supporters.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

6 December, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Health and Social Care Policy & Strategy in Manchester and Greater Manchester

If you need a broader perspective on what’s happening in health and social care policy & strategy, or starting a new job with more policy and strategic responsibilities or you are new to Manchester, then this is the course for you.

It will cover:

Key drivers in health and social care policy and strategy
Organisational structures in Manchester and Greater Manchester for commissioning and providing services

Key issues including:

5 December, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, Ground Floor Meeting Room, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Choosing Your Structure

A workshop specifically for VCSE groups within the city of Manchester looking at what structure is best suited for them.

  • Are you thinking of setting up a voluntary and community organisation?
  • Are you thinking about changing the structure that you currently have?

This workshop offers the opportunity to double check that the structure you are considering or have is really correct for the type of activities / funding sources / organisation you want to be and will take you through the steps you need to take to adopt a suitable structure.

29 November, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Manchester: 'Coping with Family Estrangement at Christmas' therapeutic work...

The festive season and its build up can be very isolating, upsetting and frustrating for those who are estranged from their family or a key family member.

This workshop is designed to help you to cope with the festive season and meet others who are in a similar situation - sharing thoughts and feelings about what family estrangement means for you at this time of the year. It will also help you to form mechanisms for supporting yourself, and to generate potential connections with others in your locality.

15 December, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
TBC - Central Manchester
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Manchester: 'Coping with Family Estrangement at Christmas' therapeutic work...

The festive season and its build up can be very isolating, upsetting and frustrating for those who are estranged from their family or a key family member.

This workshop is designed to help you to cope with the festive season and meet others who are in a similar situation - sharing thoughts and feelings about what family estrangement means for you at this time of the year. It will also help you to form mechanisms for supporting yourself, and to generate potential connections with others in your locality.

15 December, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00
TBC - Manchester

Exploring Group Dynamics

This course will explore the theories and applications of all the elements that constitute a group setting. We will look at the roles we play, how personalities and communication skills have the potential to forge positive relationships or equally to be negative and destructive.

This course will enable participants to:-

13 March, 2019 - 09:30 to 14 March, 2019 - 16:30
Trafford Hall, Ince Lane, Wimbolds Trafford, Chester, CH2 4JP

Mergers and Group Structures

Group structures and mergers can bring together providers with different, sometimes conflicting cultures and the course will provide tools for tenants facing challenges in developing empowerment where new structures bring this challenge.

This course will enable participants to:-

6 February, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30
Trafford Hall, Ince Lane, Wimbolds Trafford, Chester, CH2 4JP

Building resilience and managing stress

Course Tutors: Juliette Yardley

This training is designed to take you on a journey of understanding what stress is, how it effects people both physically and emotionally, how resilience building techniques are used as a proactive strategy to manage stress, prevent burnout and significantly lower anxiety and worries.

This course will enable participants to:-

20 November, 2018 - 09:30 to 21 November, 2018 - 16:00
Trafford Hall, Ince Lane, Wimbolds, Trafford, Chester, CH2 4JP

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