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Health, wellbeing and social care organisations – commissioning masterclass

Are you concerned about changes to the way in which your services are funded?

This course will help you to understand the new funding landscape, alongside networking with commissioners and similar organisations.

Date: Nine dates, running February to May 2015
Location: Various (England)

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Gangs, youth violence and drugs – commissioning masterclass

Are you concerned about changes to the way in which your services are funded?

This course will help you to understand the new funding landscape, alongside networking with commissioners and similar organisations.

Date: Seven dates between February and May 2015
Location: Various (England)

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Commercial masterclasses

If your organisation is looking at bidding for public service contracts, either alone or as part of a consortium, and you feel you need to ‘up your game’ in terms of business practices, this two-day masterclass is for you.

Date: Various
Location: Various (England)

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Social Investment: What are the opportunities and how can you use it?

This seminar will provide participants with a detailed introduction to social investment and the types of social investment available, explaining the pros and cons associated to each. Participants will then have the opportunity to rotate between different breakout sessions which would cover different practical areas associated with social investment.

Participants will also have the chance to meet potential investee organisations and receive support if they are interested in taking their first steps in social investment.

Date: Various (February - March)
Location: Various (England)

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National Volunteering Forum: ‘A bright new future? The role of volunteering in public services’

What role can volunteering play in helping to shape and design the future delivery of public services? Join us at the next National Volunteering Forum to hear from expert speakers, discuss, network and share good practice with volunteer involving organisations and volunteer managers.

Date: 10 March 2015
Time: 10.30 - 15.30
Location: Lift, 45 White Lion Street, Islington, N1 9PW

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Developing a Winning Campaign Strategy and Plan

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 and deliver more successful campaigns.

Date:   Thursday 12 March 2015
Time:   09.45 - 16.45
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Breakfast learning session - The transformational impact of philanthropy: what does it mean to be 'philanthropy ready'?

Explore how you can use philanthropy to unlock the potential of your organisation with Yvonne Rainey and Alistair Lomax of the Philanthropy Company.

Date: 13 March 2015

Time: 08.30 - 11.00

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: 17 March 2015
Time: 09.30 - 16.30
Location: NCVO Conference Suite, London

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The High Performance Board

This practical course aims to help delegates work together on real life scenarios that actual boards are facing.

Date: 20 March 2015
Time: 09.30 - 16.30
Location: NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Certificate in Financial Sustainability

Now in its fourth series, the Certificate in Financial Sustainability is more than just training. The Certificate is an opportunity to be supported by NCVO over a period of several weeks 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 funding strategy for your project or organisation reviewed by an NCVO consultant.

Dates: 24-25 March and 20-21 April 2015
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:   March 2015
Finish date:   July 2015
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Meaningful Strategy

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

Start date: Monday 30 March 2015
Finish date: Tuesday 31 March 2015
Location: NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Managing change

Whatever the reason, whether it be a new partnership, merger, reorganisation or collaboration, change is sometimes imposed on us.  This type of change presents charity leaders and managers with some significant challenges, such as how to maintain their authenticity and integrity, how to motivate people and teams whilst there is so much uncertainty, and how to look after themselves and others with sensitivity. 

Date:   8 May 2015
Time:   09.30 - 16.30
Location:   NCVO Conference Suite, London

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Evolve 2015: The annual event for the voluntary sector

The annual event for the voluntary sector is the largest conference of its kind, attracting everyone in the sector to share knowledge, learn from collective experiences and build a stronger future together. It has become the must attend voluntary sector event of the year, creating a forum where we can share our knowledge, learn from our collective experiences and build a stronger future together.

Date: Monday 15 June 2015
Registration: 09:30
Drinks Reception: 17:00

Location: The Brewery, London 

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Leadership in Campaigns

This new three day course is for leaders within the voluntary sector who are responsible for overseeing campaigns and advocacy. It will offer the opportunity for people to develop their leadership skills in a campaigning context.

By bringing people together NCVO hopes to foster a culture of strategic campaigning in the sector, helping leaders to work together to achieve lasting impact.

Date: 16,17 June and 8 July 2015
Location: NCVO Conference Suite, London

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