Carmichael: Sept - Oct 2019 Scheduled Training Programme



Financial Oversight for Board Members

(09.45am to 1.00pm - Thurs, 12th Sep 2019)
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.

Introduction to Spreadsheets - Microsoft Excel

(09.45am to 4.00pm – Fri, 20th Sep 2019)
Starting with the basics and covering as much material as you are able for, this 1 day course is perfect for those keen to learn how to use spreadsheets efficiently and effectively. You will gain a good knowledge of the tools available for use in Microsoft Excel.

Board Roles & Responsibilities

(6.00pm to 9.00pm – Tue, 24th Sep 2019)
This evening session will demystify Boards members' roles and responsibilities and give you tools to enhance your contribution and the effectiveness of your Board. It outlines the purpose of the board as a whole, particularly in relation to governance and management.

Making the most of Social Media

(09.45am to 1.00pm - Thurs, 26th Sep 2019)
This training session aims to help organisations to build or enhance their online presence, including their website and any social media profiles they use. The training includes practical exercises and hands-on support in enhancing or establishing your organisation’s online profiles.


The Role of the Treasurer

(09.45am to 1.00pm – Tue, 1st Oct 2019)
An effective treasurer contributes to a successful organisation and is essential to Community, Voluntary or Charitable Organisations fulfilling their responsibility to manage their money and other resources properly. This workshop is for anyone who is a Treasurer or may be thinking of taking up office as a Treasurer and anyone looking to appoint or recruit a treasurer.

Charities and Company Law Seminar

(12.00pm to 1.00pm – Thurs, 3rd Oct 2019)
This 1 hour seminar will give an overview of the role of company members, legal duties of directors and company secretaries, and other obligations under the Companies Act 2014.

How to recruit new Board Members

(09.45am to 1.00pm – Tue, 8th Oct 2019)
This workshop provides Board Members and Staff working in community, voluntary and charitable organisations with a step-by-step approach to recruiting new Board and Committee Members. As one of the most common challenges in not-profit organisations today, this is an essential workshop for new and established organisations alike.

Introduction to Group Facilitation Skills - 2 Day Course

(09.45am to 4.00pm – Fri, 11th Oct 2019 & Fri, 18th Oct 2019)
This course introduces the five fundamental principles to group facilitation and demonstrates their function and value to help you effectively lead your group sessions.
A key advantage of this two-day introduction course is the opportunity to explore issues in the Challenge Case Clinic. The case clinic is a space to learn a variety of methods to group-based problem solving. We will also use the case clinic to focus on the challenges that course participants face in their lived-worlds of working with groups.

Understanding and Preparing Budgets

(09.45am to 1.00pm – Tue, 22nd Oct 2019)
Budgeting is an essential management tool that helps such organisations manage resources effectively. This workshop is for anyone involved in the process of budgeting and managing an organisation’s resources.

Strategic Planning

(09.45am to 4.00pm – Thurs, 24th Oct 2019)
This Strategic Planning workshop will guide you through a process of reflection, critical thinking, creativity and prediction. Step-by-step, you will learn what a strategic planning process involves, what tools and techniques can help you along the way, what the end result should look like, and how to get everyone on board.

The full list of courses in our Autumn Winter 2019 schedule is available here:

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