This interactive online course covers tools and techniques to get the best out of your people including delegation skills, team engagement and holding people to account. You will learn active listening and good questioning techniques, fundamental to handling difficult conversations and people.It will share the five steps to having great delivery conversations and how to adapt your approach to different people and scenarios.We explore how to create working environments where people feel empowered and engaged.
By the end of this course you will:
This online course is packed full of content to help you identify and understand what is required to build a strong financial foundation.
Basic financial roles and responsibilities:The Board’s responsibility for good financial governance; The financial manager’s role; Staff and volunteers.
Who uses the financial information and how:The Board, Treasurer and/or Finance Sub-group; Internally – The manager/management team, Project staff and Fundraising staff; Externally – Funders, Accountants/auditors, OSCR and Companies House.
What we need our financial package to do:Information for monitoring current performance; Information for planning forward; Information for external reporting; Choosing a suitable financial package and setting it up to be useful; Restricted funds – recording for easier reporting; Effective use of the reports function.
Effective systems and control:“Walking through” your financial processes; Considering financial risks and effective internal control; Getting other staff to play their part and make your life easier; Recording financial processes – why and how.
Dealing with external requirements:Reporting to funders; Reporting to OSCR; Reporting to Companies House.
Through group work and individual exercises this one day course will cover:
This online course withJohn Bonnarcovers all you need to plan, structure and write effective and informative reports. You will gain the skills and confidence to producereports for today’s demanding workplace, helping you to write quickly, accurately and clearly.
Practical exercises and discussion throughout will give you a toolkit to use when report writing soyou will be able to:
The online workshop isdesigned to be interactive,blending theory with practical day-to-day examples and participant contributionsand group discussions. It will utilise all the best online tools including breakout rooms and polls.
The learning outcomes will have you leave the course with:
In today’s climate it is essential individuals manage the demands on their time and know how toorganise their daily tasks to reduce stress.Thisonline course has everything you need to take control of your time by exploring what helps and hinders achieving priorities and presents tips and techniques on how to improve the use of the time available. You will learn:
This online course is packed full of content to help you understand the importance of good financial management.
Budgeting:Why we need a realistic budget; Thinking about the different types of costs; Setting budgets; Making sure it all stacks up.
Full cost recovery:Why we need to use full cost recovery; Practical use of FCR; How this can be used for costing services.
Budget monitoring and reporting:Monitoring – actual v budget; What do variances tell us; Reporting to the Board; Using budget monitoring internally.
Cashflow projections:Purpose of cashflow projections; Constructing a simple cashflow; Cashflows as an options’ appraisal tool.
Organisations change and adapt over time, and never more so than in the past couple of years. Therefore, it is important volunteering is reviewed so it matches the needs of your organisation and the expectations of current and future volunteers. This online course is interactive, blending practical examples and group discussions, which will allow you to consider and explore:
This online course will help you understand key safeguarding issues within the sector. Practical and applied in nature, we will use a range of interactive techniques to build your confidence to make a positive change for everyone engaged in your work.
Participants will leave the session: