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All Capacity Building

Managing Difficult Conversations with staff (for managers)

Who is the Course For?
This 1 day course will help managers and team leaders feel more confident and better equipped when tackling difficult conversations with staff.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course managers will:

28 March, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Leading a Team (for managers)

Who is the course for?

This 1 day course is for Team Leaders who are new to the role, or who haven't received any previous management training. The course will help Team Leaders understand more about how to build their team and improve their team's performance.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course managers will

21 March, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

WREN Community Action Fund - apply by 14 March 2018

16 Feb 2018 - 13:23 by michelle.foster

Applications are currently open to the WREN Community Action Fund, which makes grants towards the provision, maintenance or improvement of: WREN
• Village Halls and Community Centres
• Public Play Areas
• Publicly available multi-use games areas, skate parks and BMX tracks
• Sport and recreation grounds including pavilions and clubhouses with full public access
• Churches – community spaces only
• Nature reserves

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The Good Help Award – How purpose and confidence transform lives

16 Feb 2018 - 13:21 by michelle.foster

The Good Help Award will reward an organisation or team that demonstrates they are helping people transform their lives by helping them develop their sense of purpose and confidence to take action. Good Help[ Award

There are three awards available - one £15,000 winner, and two £5,000 runners up. The winners of these awards will be asked to spend the money on activities that support their ‘good help’ work.

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Manchester City Council briefing note on Universal Credit

16 Feb 2018 - 13:19 by michelle.foster

Universal Credit (UC) is the government’s flagship welfare scheme which aims to simplify the benefits system for working age people by bringing together out of work and in work benefits, improve the transition to employment, and make work pay by removing disincentives to work.

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Thrive - A new accelerator for ambitious social ventures wanting to scale their impact

16 Feb 2018 - 13:12 by michelle.foster

UnLtd have launched ‘Thrive’, a brand new three-year Accelerator programme which will provide intensive support to social ventures addressing ‘Access to Employment’ and wanting to scale up quickly. UnLtd are looking for 20 social ventures operating anywhere in the UK that are improving access to employment for those distant from the labour market. UnLtd

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COOKBank: 2 Day Train the Trainer Course

What will you learn?
In 2016 Cracking Good Food successfully delivered 4 COOKBank training courses to Housing Associations, Community Groups and the NHS. Cracking Good Food continue to deliver and tackle the barriers communities face when accessing, cooking and budgeting for affordable nutritious food.

What does COOKBank include?

19 March, 2018 - 09:30 to 20 March, 2018 - 16:30

theFSI - Small Charity Training in Preston

Our Preston event will offer over 60 delegate training places so that all small charities, can access the skills they need to become self sustaining. This training day is part of the Small Local Charities and Community Groups Training Programme.

Training sessions cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and back office skills delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers.

8 March, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:30
Ashton Methodist Church & Community Centre, Wellington Road, Ashton on Ribble, Preston, Lancashire PR2 1BU