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Training

Welcome to training section where you will find all the information you need regarding current up to date training opportunities available in Manchester.

Training Programme July to September 2019
All the courses we are delivering in July to September in one handy programme. Download our Training Programme

In-house / bespoke training
We can deliver in-house training direct to your organisation. If you have a number of people requiring the same training or development it can often be more affordable to arrange a workshop at your own premises. Download our Training Brochure

  • If you have an asset in mind or looking to explore whether taking on a community asset is the right thing for your organisation this half day workshop is ideal for you.

    Date: 24 Jul 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
  • Are you looking for funding for your project? Do you know where to search what funding is available? What is a good base to any funding application?

    Date: 25 Jul 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    funding
    • Have you thought about starting a podcast but have no idea where to begin?
    • Do find the tons of information out there a bit overwhelming?

    This session is no-nons

    Date: 30 Jul 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £33.00 for people from VCSE sector (freelancers & employees)
    Provider: MIC
  • funding
  • Procurement has a reputation as a dull and bureaucratic exercise carried out by the risk averse.

    Date: 03 Sep 19
    Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 per person
    Provider: CLES
  • Developing an anchor institution approach is a half day training course for people from anchor institutions who want to apply community wealth building strategies in their organisations.

    Date: 04 Sep 19
    Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £100.00
    Provider: CLES
  • A workshop specifically for VCSE groups within the city of Manchester looking at what structure is best suited for them.

    Date: 05 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, by Dr.

    Date: 10 Sep 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    professional-development
  • UK's leading property advice charity Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this free property workshop for non-profit organisations in partnership with Macc.

    Date: 10 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Ethical Property Foundation in partnership with Macc
  • Procurement has a reputation as a dull and bureaucratic exercise carried out by the risk averse.

    Date: 10 Sep 19
    Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £100.00
    Provider: CLES
  • Introductory level workshop – this workshop is aimed at members of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations who are new to finance or those looking for a refresher.

    Date: 11 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc member. All other £30.00
    Provider: Macc
    finance
  • Developing an anchor institution approach is a half day training course for people from anchor institutions who want to apply community wealth building strategies in their organisations.

    Date: 11 Sep 19
    Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 per person
    Provider: CLES
  • Bid Writing : The Basics

    Date: 12 Sep 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95.00
    Provider: Northern NFP
    funding
  • The course will be delivered by Nigel Rose, Strategic Lead (Commissioning) for Macc, whose role is to improve the commissioning by public bodies of voluntary and community organisations.

    Date: 12 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10 for Macc members, Any other £30.00
    Provider: Macc
  • Bid Writing : Advanced

    Date: 12 Sep 19
    Time: 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95.00
    Provider: NFP Northern
    funding
  • Are you looking for funding for your project? Do you know where to search what funding is available? What is a good base to any funding application?

    Date: 13 Sep 19
    Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    funding
  • Stories stir the imagination and connect people and organisations to each other. They are a powerful tool to increase the profile of and engagement with your charity.

    Date: 16 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Macc members: £20.00, Any other: £40.00
    Provider: Macc
  • governance
  • Staying on the right side of equality and diversity legislation is important for any organisation. This new workshop will ensure that your organisation is meeting its responsibilities.

    Date: 17 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Macc member £10.00 - all other £30.00
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Procurement has a reputation as a dull and bureaucratic exercise carried out by the risk averse.

    Date: 17 Sep 19
    Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 per person
    Provider: CLES
  • Use your experience and gain new skills by volunteering as a Trustee within a local voluntary, community, or social enterprise organisation.

    Date: 17 Sep 19
    Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • My Small Jobs (UK) in partnership with Macc are pleased to offer this half day taster training session to introduce the essentials of project management.

    Date: 18 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: My Small Jobs (UK) in partnership with Macc
    management
  • This workshop is designed to help you develop a practical understanding of what social value means for your organisation.

    The workshop will help you to

    Date: 18 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £20.00 for Macc member - £40.00 for non-member
    Provider: Macc
  • When the relationship between Chair and Chief Executive is strong – they are a ‘dynamic duo’ – both adding value to the organisation.

    Date: 18 Sep 19
    Time: 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: From £99.00 per person
    Provider: Association of Chairs and ACEVO
    governance
  • Developing an anchor institution approach is a half day training course for people from anchor institutions who want to apply community wealth building strategies in their organisations.

    Date: 18 Sep 19
    Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 per person
    Provider: CLES
  • My Small Jobs (UK) in partnership with Macc are pleased to offer this half day taster training session to introduce the essentials of project management.

    Date: 23 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    management
  • governance
  • This 1-day workshop will help you to understand 5 of the most important ideas in providing high quality health and social care services, some of which you are probably already doing.

    Date: 24 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Macc member £30.00 all other £60.00
    Provider: Macc
    funding
  • This one-day course provides an introduction to a creative approach to group facilitation.

    Date: 25 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:15 PM
    Venue: HOME Manchester
    Cost: £150 per person
    Provider: Artswork
    professional-development
  • governance
  • Time: 09:30 - 16:00 (Registration from 9.15am)

    Venue: Windrush Millennium Centre, Moss Side, M16 7WD   

    Date: 04 Oct 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free - eligibility criteria applies
    Provider: Manchester Safeguarding Board
    safeguarding
  • Course Description
    This is a one day themed course delivered by members of the Manchester Safeguarding Children Board Training Pool.

    Date: 07 Oct 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Hough End, Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Manchester Safeguarding Board
    safeguarding
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, funded (£243k) by the National Institute for Health Research (

    Date: 08 Oct 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    professional-development
  • funding
  • safeguarding
  • Do your trustees work well together?
    Are you able to deal with conflict effectively?

    Date: 17 Oct 19
    Time: 1:30 PM to 5:15 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £20.00
    Provider: Association of Chairs - Beacon Programme
    governance
  • This engaging course is designed to help you to evaluate the key component parts of the case for support and assist you to develop this into a powerful fundraising message enabling donors to feel c

    Date: 21 Oct 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: From £75.00
    Provider: Institute of Fundraising
    funding
  • Manchester City Council, Children and Families Division, are committed to the development of a range of support for partners agencies, who undertake the Early Help Assessment.

    Date: 31 Dec 19
    Time: (All day)
    Venue: Online
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Manchester City Council, Children and Families Division
    safeguarding