Events

Changing Landscapes for the Third Sector

This 'Changing Landscapes for the Third Sector' project brings together a wide network of organisations who have been using qualitative longitudinal methods to research the changing fortunes and experiences of third sector organisations, and the people who are involved in them, over time.

Date: 1 May 2014
Time: 10.30 - 15.45
Location:  NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Organisations - Preparing for the future

As Police and Crime Commissioners take on new responsibilities for commissioning services from the voluntary and community sector, the way in which existing services will be funded is set to change. 

Date:   Multiple dates, running between 29 March and early May
Location:   Various

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Breakfast learning session - The Lobbying Act: what trustees need to know

If you are a trustee or senior manager at an organisation and are wondering how the Lobbying Act is likely to affect you, then this breakfast session will be of interest. Pastries and light refreshments will be provided.

Date: Tuesday 13 May 2014
Time: 08.30 - 11.00
Location: NCVO Conference Suite, London

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The economic impact of the 'not for profit' sector

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) is changing the way that it measures the voluntary sector in the UK's official statistics. Don't miss your chance to understand how official statistics will be measuring the economic impact of the voluntary sector.

Date: 13 May 2014
Time: 11.00 - 13.00
Location: NCVO Conference suite, London

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NCVO and Russell-Cooke HR Conference 2014

Join over 100 HR professionals from the voluntary sector at the NCVO/Russell-Cooke HR Conference 2014.

Date:   Tuesday 20 May 2014
Time:   09.30 - 17.00
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Meaningful Strategy

If you're interested in what makes a good charity with a good strategy process then NCVO's Meaningful Strategy course is ideal for you. 

Start date:   Wednesday 4 June 2014
Finish date:   Thursday 5 June 2014
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Breakfast learning session – Reading the polls: What to expect in 2015?

With a year to go until the General Election, the national polls remain very close and the result is difficult to predict. However, elections are won constituency by constituency, not at a national level. A party’s fortunes can turn on factors as diverse as the economy and the winter weather.

Date: 10 June 2014
Time: 08.30-11.00
Location:  NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Evolve 2014: The annual event for the voluntary sector

Evolve 2014: the annual event for the voluntary sector is the largest conference of its kind, atttracting everyone in the sector so that we can share our knowledge, learn from our collective experiences and build a stronger future together.

Date:   Monday 16 June
Time:   09.30 - 17.30 (followed by drinks reception)
Location:   The Brewery and Montcalm Hotel, London

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Creating Impact

This course will help you demonstrate to stakeholders the difference that you make, how to communicate it and learn from your success. 

Date:   Wednesday 18 June 2014
Time:   09.30 - 16.30
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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The 'Lean' Charity: How to improve the efficiency of your core and support processes

To secure a sustainable future for your charity it may be necessary to challenge and think differently about how your services are delivered. How will efficiencies be delivered which enhance, and don’t destroy, capability? We introduce an approach to understanding and improving ‘core & support processes’ including the use of so called ‘lean’ tools, and explore how these can best be applied within the voluntary sector.

Date:   Thursday 19 June 2014
Time:   09.30 - 16.30
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Charity Trustees: Induction and refresher training

If you are interested in what makes a good working relationship between trustees and staff then NCVO's trustee training course is ideal for you.

Date: 2 July 2014
Time: 09.30 - 16.30
Location: NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Certificate in Sustainable Funding

This Certificate is an opportunity to be supported by NCVO over a period of several months to learn key knowledge and skills, and explore how they can be applied to your organisation and contribute to a workable strategy. At the end of the programme you will have the opportunity to have your sustainable funding strategy reviewed by an NCVO consultant.

Date: Monday 15 September
Location: NCVO Conference Suite, 2014

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Developing a Winning Strategy for your Campaign

Whether you're new to campaigning or looking to refresh your thinking and create a bigger impact, this course will help you combine your passion with strategic thinking to plan more impactful campaigns.

Date:   Tuesday 23 September 2014
Time:   09.45 - 16.45
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Certificate in Campaigning

Learn how to make a greater impact with your campaigning with this training course from the NCVO. Hear from the experts how to create change and have a greater impact with your campaigns.

Start date:   October 2014
Finish date:   January 2014
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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The Trustees’ Role in Sustainable Funding

Trustees have a clear role to play in the oversight of income generation and the financial sustainability of an organisation. Trading is a great way to build independence and sustainability in your organisation. Get the technical and cultural aspects right and your social enterprise will drive growth.

Date:   Thursday 16 October 2014
Time:   13.00 - 17.00
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Trading and enterprise for voluntary organisations

Trading and enterprise is a growing opportunity for voluntary organisations, bringing in new income and promoting creativity and independence.

This one-day introduction covers the key issues in setting up or growing social enterprise or trading activity within your organisation.

Date:   Tuesday 28 October 2014
Time:   09.30 - 16.30
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

Read more: Trading and enterprise for voluntary organisations

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