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Equal Power

17 Jan 2020 - 10:34 by michelle.foster

The Fawcett SocietyEqual Power is a ground-breaking campaign to transform women’s representation at every level of politics.

It’s time for Equal Power: equal representation for women in all our diversity. Women like you are needed to take part.

Equal Power will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to stand for election, or support you to become a leader and campaigner in your local community.

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The Roaring Twenties

3 Jan 2020 - 12:40 by Mike Wild

One of the things I’ve said many times over the years is the need to think about volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity as a way of coping with a rapidly changing world. I’m not going to tell you to stop doing that! With a new Government with such a large majority we now know that after years, things will start moving fast…or at least it will look and feel as if they are. That big majority means acceleration. We’re just still waiting to see what direction it will take. Who knows what version of ‘One Nation Conservatism’ we will actually see?

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.

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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

IoF Future Leaders Manchester 2020 – Bursary applications now open

25 Oct 2019 - 11:35 by michelle.foster

Institute of FundraisingAre you keen to develop your leadership skills?
Do you want to be a leader, but are currently unsure as to how to lead authentically?
Or are you still undecided as to whether you want to be a leader at all?
If the answer is ‘yes’ to any of these questions, the Institute of Fundraising’s Future Leaders Programme can help.

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Developing work with BAME organisations and leaders

23 Oct 2019 - 10:41 by michelle.foster

As part of their work on the Our Manchester Voluntary and Community Sector grant programme, The Programme Team, want to develop their approaches, relationships and work with Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) voluntary and community organisations and leaders across the city.

The Programme Team will be doing some focussed engagement over the coming months, running sessions and/or visiting organisations, groups and individuals to build on the conversations and generate ideas that they aim to take forward with your support.

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