Directory of Social Change 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.

Business and Strategic Planning – 22 May

This course will show you how to create an effective business or strategic plan for your organisation. You’ll learn how to think strategically, beat common problems and lots of practical business planning techniques. Plus, how the plan can be used internally and externally.

Managing Volunteers - Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) endorsement available – 22-23 May

Charities are dependent on their volunteers. But how do you ensure you recruit the right ones, with the right skills, and then nurture them so they feel rewarded and stay? This complete course takes you every step through volunteer management, covering every aspect of the vital skills needed.

Crowd Funding for Charities – 24 May

Crowd funding has been one of the most successful new ways of making money for charities in recent times. Lots of organisations have raised funds for important projects, simply by asking people to invest online. How can you join them? This workshop will answer that question and many more, giving you the tools and techniques you need to harness this new form of fundraising.

Bringing out the best in your board without breaking them – 31 May (AM)

From determining what level of information to communicate and how to engage them in effective decision making – it will be you who can make or break your board. This half day seminar, led by DSC’s CEO, looks at common mistakes, how to manage personalities and how to keep operating at a strategic level.

Getting the paperwork perfect – 31 May (PM)

This seminar is going to talk you through how to get that virtual communication with your board right – from agendas to minutes, to reports to management accounts. This seminar will help solve a lot of whinges. The session will be led by DSC’s CEO Debra Allcock Tyler.