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What does good volunteer management look like and how do you put this into practice? Good practice in volunteer management is key to unlocking the potential of volunteering in your organisation. Based on NCVO’s UK wide quality standard, Investing in Volunteers, this course provides an introduction to the key principles of good practice in volunteer management and how to apply them to your organisation.

Date 2 February 2018
Time 09.30 - 16.30
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London

It is essential that as a charity leader, you understand the latest regulatory developments affecting the sector and are up-to-date with everything you need for your organisation to run within the law.

Date 5 February 2018
Time 09.30–17.00
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London

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 23 February 2018
Time 09.30 - 16.30
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London N1

This half day workshop will show you what’s involved in achieving the Approved Provider Standard, NCVO’s specialist quality standard for mentoring and befriending projects.  It will explore what is required by you during the self-assessment process and what takes place during the assessment visit. You will also have the opportunity to hear from a practitioner who has gone through the accreditation process successfully.

Date 1 March 2018
Time 12.30 (starts 13.00) - 16.00 
Location LGBT Foundation, Manchester

On 25 May 2018, new regulations come into force intended to give individuals greater control over how organisations use their data. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect how charities work with data and look after this valuable information. The new laws are more detailed and carry the potential for hefty financial penalties. We recommend you plan for this now. This course will be your first step toward becoming GDPR compliant.

Date 2 March 2018
Time 09.00 - 16.30
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London

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 9 March 2018
Time 09.30 - 16.30
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London N1

The election result means the government is now facing a major challenge to legislate for Brexit and push forward what remains of their domestic agenda. A minority government means that policy will be open to challenge so it will be important for charities to understand the full range of ways to influence through parliament. This course aims to help charities navigate the political environment or refresh their knowledge of parliamentary processes and procedures – essential if your organisation is looking to make an impact in Westminster.

Date 12 March 2018
Time 09.30–16.30
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London N1

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

Date 16 March 2018
Time 09.30 - 16.30
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London

This two day practical project management course will give you the principles and practical tools to manage your project more efficiently and successfully.

Date 21 and 22 March 2018
Time 09.30 - 16.30
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London

How do you ensure that your mentoring or befriending service is developed in line with good practice? Based on our Approved Provider Standard (APS), NCVO's specialist quality standard for mentoring or befriending projects, this course will give you practical guidance on how to set up and manage a safe and effective mentoring/peer mentoring or befriending programme.

This course, part A, will link to requirements 1-5. The follow on course, part B, will focus on requirements 6-10.

Date 27 March 2018
Time 10.00 - 16.00
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London, N1

How do you ensure that your mentoring or befriending service is developed in line with good practice? Based on our Approved Provider Standard (APS), NCVO's specialist quality standard for mentoring or befriending projects, this course will give you practical guidance on how to set up and manage a safe and effective mentoring/peer mentoring or befriending programme.

This course, part B, will link to requirements 6-10. It is a follow on from Part A which will focus on requirements 1-5.

Date 28 March 2018
Time 10.00 - 16.00
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London, N1

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