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Intelligence Hub - where's the data?

A new workshop specifically for VCSE organisations from the city of Manchester. This workshop will provide a practical guide to how you can use the Intelligence Hub.

Having a good understanding of the people and places of Manchester is essential in helping us to deliver services that meet the needs of the area. It is not always easy, however, to know where to go to find robust and reliable data which can evidence a need, or demonstrate impact of service.

4 March, 2020 - 10:00 to 12:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Developing an Effective Board Team- Live Webinar

Haven’t had time to attend one of our workshops?  Would like a refresher?  This webinar covers the core content covered in the Beacon Programme’s ‘Developing an Effective Board’ workshop.

As Chair, your role includes enabling your board to work well together and supporting your trustees to resolve any conflict.  This might mean having difficult conversations with one or more of your trustees to confront problematic behaviours.

31 March, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:15
Online

Being an Effective Chair – Live Webinar

Haven’t had time to attend one of our workshops?  Would like a refresher?  This webinar covers the core content covered in the Beacon Programme’s ‘Being an Effective Chair’ workshop.

The Beacon Programme’s ‘Being an Effective Chair’ live webinar is an introduction to the role of Chair, providing those chairing smaller charities (with an annual income under £1 million) with top tips and tools to help them be more effective in their role.

Outcomes
By the end of the webinar, you will:

4 March, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:15
Online

Developing an Effective Board Team- Live Webinar

Haven’t had time to attend one of our workshops?  Would like a refresher?  This webinar covers the core content covered in the Beacon Programme’s ‘Developing an Effective Board’ workshop.

As Chair, your role includes enabling your board to work well together and supporting your trustees to resolve any conflict.  This might mean having difficult conversations with one or more of your trustees to confront problematic behaviours.

27 February, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:15
Online

Management Skills Development Programme - Managing Formal Processes

As part of our commitment to the professional development of our local leaders, we have designed a series of skill workshops in based upon a consultation with people working locally in leadership roles. We have worked with an experienced voluntary sector trainer to devise 5 workshops that can be taken as a full suite or individually.

Managing Formal Processes Workshop

12 March, 2020 - 16:00 to 20:00
Manchester Settlement, The New Roundhouse, Openshaw, Manchester

Management Skills Development Programme - Managing Conflict and Making Decisions

As part of our commitment to the professional development of our local leaders, we have designed a series of skill workshops in based upon a consultation with people working locally in leadership roles. We have worked with an experienced voluntary sector trainer to devise 5 workshops that can be taken as a full suite or individually.

Managing Conflict and Making Decisions Workshop

Identifying the challenges you face as a manager/leader
Skills and qualities needed to manage conflict
How to make difficult decisions

5 March, 2020 - 16:00 to 20:00
Manchester Settlement, The New Roundhouse, Openshaw, Manchester

Management Skills Development Programme - Partnership Working and Effective Communication

As part of our commitment to the professional development of our local leaders, we have designed a series of skill workshops in based upon a consultation with people working locally in leadership roles. We have worked with an experienced voluntary sector trainer to devise 5 workshops that can be taken as a full suite or individually.

Partnership Working Skills Workshop Content

27 February, 2020 - 16:00 to 20:00
Manchester Settlement, The New Roundhouse, Openshaw, Manchester

NCVO Knowhow - Free Safeguarding resources

28 Oct 2019 - 11:33 by cheryl.mcalister

Keeping people safe is important. All organisations need to do safeguarding well. Everyone needs to be involved.
Building strong safeguarding practices and a safe culture can be complicated though, especially for those organisations taking their first steps in tackling them.

NCVO Knowhow have published a number of free briefings, guide, tools and practical guides to Safeguarding produced as part of the Safeguarding Training Fund these resources will help you make plans and carry them out.

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City Year UK

25 Oct 2019 - 11:49 by michelle.foster

City YearCity Year UK is a youth social action charity, which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged communities across London, Birmingham and Manchester.

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