Dec
2
to Mar 25

NCT Signature Antenatal Courses

NCT Signature antenatal courses are tailored to the needs of each group and designed for your birth partner to attend with you, so they can feel involved and know how to support you.  Almost 90% of people on our courses felt more confident about labour and birth and 80% felt more confident about baby feeding. With small groups you can meet other parents-to-be going through the same excitement and trepidation, share concerns and experiences and build friendships that can often last for years. There's a short video clip on the NCT website which tells you more: http://www.nct.org.uk/courses/antenatal/signature-antenatal-course

Resource for London hosts these popular NCT courses for couples in N7 and you may enquire about dates and times of future courses from Belinda at bookings5d@nct.org.uk.

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Dec
6
to Dec 13

DSC Training Courses

Our charity training equips you with the latest techniques and practical guidance, giving you the confidence to get back to your work and make a real difference for those you're there for.

Proposal Writing for Beginners- 6 December

https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/proposal-writing-for-beginners-10/

There are particular ways that grant makers and funders want proposals they read to be presented, and vital ingredients they want you to include. In this course you’ll not only learn what grant makers want from pitches, but also how to make them engaging, persuasive and powerful.

Communicating to Influence- 6 December

https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/communicating-to-influence-8/

Come to this course to explore how people’s minds work, how to appeal to others’ styles and give a clear and effective message – and how you can influence people positively.

An Introduction to Social Media – 7 December

https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/an-introduction-to-social-media-9/

This course is ideal for anyone involved in Marketing their organisation. From Twitter to Facebook, Instagram to Pinterest, using social media effectively becomes more important for charities every day. Social media is your chance to engage directly with supporters and convince them to take action to support your cause.

Finance for Non-Finance Managers – 8 December

https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/finance-for-non-finance-managers-21/

Getting your head around numbers can be a daunting prospect, do you look at a spreadsheet and see random numbers floating across the page? This simple to understand course will help demystify those columns of figures and teach you the basics of financial reporting, obligations, budgets, cash, profit and loss.

Improving your Time Management- 11 December

https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/improving-your-time-management-10/

This course is perfect for anyone who wants to improve how they manage their time, develop strategies to manage their time better, and get on top of their workload. You’ll learn the fundamentals of time management to make yourself more productive, more effective and more successful.

Support and Supervision of Staff 1- 11 December

https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/support-supervision-staff-1-2/

The course covers some of the key stumbling blocks for those new to people management, including defining your role, performance management and what to do when things are going wrong.

GDPR: What you need to know- 12 December

https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/gdpr-what-you-need-to-know-5/

GDPR is coming and we all have to make sure we’re prepared and informed. Solicitor Carla Whalen will take you through all the steps needed to make sure you’re organisation is in line with the new regulation.

Achieving high governance performance through diversity- 13 December

https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/achieving-high-governance-performance-diversity/

This course is ideal for all trustees who want a good understanding of  diversity and how it applies to their current governance practices. It is relevant to staff who need to know what trustees do and how they can best support and advise trustees to utilise diversity and achieving success and sustainability.

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Jan
16
to Jan 30

DSC Training Courses

Our charity training equips you with the latest techniques and practical guidance, giving you the confidence to get back to your work and make a real difference for those you're there for.

Tuesday 16 January – Data Protection and Confidentiality

This course will equip you with the knowledge and understanding to ensure your organisation complies with the law and good practice on data protection and confidentiality.

Tuesday 16 January – Moving into Management

Never has the saying been truer than when it comes to management. Making the transition from led to leader can be tough. But it’ll be a lot easier if you have some basic skills and techniques under your belt.

Wednesday 17 January – NEW – Personal Effectiveness: Mastering Time Management and Administration

For staff at all levels, learn the fundamentals of time management, the skills and knowledge of administration to make you more productive, more effective and more successful.

Wednesday 17 January – Finance for Non-Finance Managers

Do you look at lines of figures in your charity's accounts and see random numbers floating across the page?

Thursday 18 January – Practical Project Management

This course introduces every aspect of good project management, including planning, budgets, people management, measuring and demonstrating success, plus much more. You’ll leave the course with the confidence to begin managing your own small projects, or to manage better those you are already involved with. You’ll soon be able to identify your successes and strengths, while finding ways to work on your personal weaknesses.

Tuesday 23 January – NEW – Impact: Understanding and Quantifying your Social Value

This comprehensive course will show you how to understand the value your projects create, and how to measure the concrete differences they make.

Tuesday 23 January – Proposal Writing: Developing your Skills

This course moves on from simply writing good fundraising applications to how to make yours really shine and attract the attention needed to guarantee a ‘yes’. You’ll work on your own trust proposals, learning what you may have got wrong and how to improve every aspect of your application. This is a fully hands-on course, not just a list of tips and techniques. Learn in one day everything you need to hugely improve your success rate.

Wednesday 24 January – NEW – Advanced Training and Presentation Skills

For those who already have some experience of designing and delivering training and presentations, high staff engagement and development is a fundamental part of any successful organistaion, how you deliver training and presentations to staff will impact how well your staff engagement plans go. This course will support you to develop your skills and take your game to the next level.

Wednesday 24 January – Maximising Support from Trusts and Foundations

If you know how trusts and foundations think you’ll understand how to get money from them.

Thursday 25 January – Increasing Corporate Support and Sponsorship

Good corporate support isn't about simply asking hopefully. The best corporate-charity partnerships – and the ones that pay off – are all about building relationships. This practical short course will show you how.

Thursday 25 January – Fundraising with Digital Marketing

Beginners responsible for developing donors who are seeking to develop their practical digital marketing expertise and knowledge, this course will help you better understand the media available and how to adapt your messages to maximise the returns from each channel.

Friday 26 January – NEW – Marketing and Communication Skills for Small Charities

This course is useful for those who have or are starting their own small charity or work in one and want to understand more about marketing and communication tips to make their organisation run more successfully.

Tuesday 30 January – Fundraising Event Management

Fundraising events can be great fun, but they bring with them hard work and risk. How do you ensure your gala dinner, comedy night, fundraiser or conference goes off successfully?

Tuesday 30 January – Step into Fundraising

This root-and-branch overview training course of effective fundraising practice is a great introduction to the terrain, with concrete tips and ideas you can put into action when you get back to the office.

Tuesday 30 January – Support and Supervision of Staff 2

This course will set you on your way. Designed for team leaders who have been managing for some time, it will give you two days to step back, assess your performance – and how you can improve, benefiting your own career as well as your organisation.

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Feb
5
9:00 AM09:00

Social Media Exchange Conference

Sounddelivery's flagship conference the Social Media Exchange returns for its sixth year. Kick-start your 2018 with a creative training day to enhance your organisation's digital storytelling with skill sharing, fresh ideas and a huge dose of inspiration. 

Select from a series of bite-sized masterclasses and practical sessions to create your own personal training day.  Being part of the Social Media Exchange is a must for everyone who wants their charity's stories to stand out in an ever-crowded space.

✓ Listen to expert speakers from the media and charity sector share their insights and knowledge based on their own successful digital storytelling campaigns. 

✓ Learn new skills and have your specific needs answered in our hands-on sessions.

✓ Take part in interactive masterclasses in digital storytelling tools and trends, video, user-generated content, photography, audio storytelling and more. 

✓ Speakers include charity sector experts from the NHS England team behind @nhs, CrisisThe Bike Project, Crowdfunder, and Parkinson's UK and media experts from the BBC and Lambent Productions to lead sessions with lots more announcements to come!

✓ Make new connections and build future partnerships

Find out more about our speakers and register your place at www.socialmediaexchange.org.uk

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Dec
8
to Dec 10

Holloway Art Lending Library

Promoting the work of local people, Holloway Art Library have a display at Resource for London of art work which can be loaned. The next lending session will be held from Friday 8th December to Sunday 10th DEecember between 10:00am - 4:00pm.

Click here for more information.

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Nov
29
to Nov 30

Fundraising Fair 29-30 November 2017

Fundraising Fair is an event packed with sessions giving you the skills and inspiration to make fundraising feel like less of an uphill struggle. We all know it can be a challenge to get the funds you really need to help your cause and your beneficiaries. That’s why we’ll be delivering training for fundraisers at all levels; so whether you are new to fundraising, an experienced professional or working at a senior level in fundraising, this event has a wide range of workshops designed for you.

If you would like to book a place please visit https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/fundraising-fair-2017/  

 

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