Carmichael Centre: Spring Summer 2018 Scheduled Training Programme


Our Spring/Summer 2018 workshops in Carmichael Centre are now ready for early booking. Visit to view the full list of courses.

Fundraising Strategy

13th Feb 2018 (Tue) 09.45am to 1.00pm

This workshop will help individuals and organisations grow their fundraised income in a planned and strategic manner. Participants will 'audit' their current fundraising, identifying strengths and weaknesses and ensuring fundraising opportunities are maximised.

Target Audience: While this workshop would benefit any individual tasked with fundraising, it's particularly aimed at small/medium organisations who are looking to create a more professional fundraising strategy from scratch or to broaden their existing income streams.

Preparing an Annual Report

23rd Feb 2018 (Fri) 09.45am to 1.00pm

The aim of this session is to understand how to produce the best annual report for your not-for-profit organisation. This course covers the basics of what is required in an annual report and then focuses on how to use the annual report as a way of showing the public, your members and funders how good your organisation is.

Target Audience: Anyone involved or wishing to be involved in producing an Annual Report for their organisation.

Making the News - Media Relations for your Charity

1st Mar 2018 (Thurs) 09.45am to 1.00pm

This training session is focused on building the capacity and confidence of participants to engage with local, national and sectoral media to generate interest in their work. The training typically requires a half-day session and includes practical exercises and hands-on support in enhancing your organisation’s relationship with the media and, in turn, achieving media coverage.

Target Audience: Particularly suited to those who have some public relations skills and experience, but would like to enhance their relationship with media and achieve better impact and coverage.

The Role of the Company Secretary

6th Mar 2018 (Tue) 09.45am to 1.00pm

Learn about the practical and legal responsibilities and liabilities of the Company Secretary of a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG).

Target Audience: Company Secretaries or anyone thinking of becoming a Company Secretary.

Financial Oversight for Board Members

15th Mar 2018 (Thurs) 9.45am to 1.00pm

This workshop aims to give Board Members the skills and knowledge to understand financial information that they are typically provided with on a regular basis, what to ask for, warning signs to watch out for and questions to ask.

Target Audience: Board Members and Trustees.

Outputs & Outcomes (SEMINAR)

15th Mar 2018 (Thurs) 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Learn to understand the terminology, aims and objectives relating to outputs and outcomes. 

Target Audience: Project managers, M&E officers, non-profit managers or others charged with capturing and reporting on project/programme effectiveness.

Challenges for Trustees of Charities in a new Regulatory Age (Seminar)

22nd Mar 2018 (Thurs) 12.00pm to 1.00pm

The aim of the seminar is to equip participants with a clear understanding and knowledge of the role, duties and obligations on members, directors and trustees of charity companies or trusts.

Target Audience: Members, Directors and Trustees of Charity Companies or Trusts.

Customised Training

Most of the workshops in our Scheduled Training Programme can be delivered on a customised basis, tailored to your organisation's specific needs. In 2017, Carmichael Centre facilitated over 100 such sessions nationwide. Contact us at for more information.

Full details on all of the workshops & seminars in our Spring / Summer 2018 Programme available here:



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