OU launches online leadership courses for smaller charities

VoluntaryNews mentioned the new Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership at Open University Business School back in March 2016. It has now had its official launch and first conference (12th October), where a package of leadership development courses, with a particular focus on smaller organisations, was also launched.

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CFG launches small charities finance training project

Charity Finance Group has launched a Small Charities Programme to provide practical training and resources to smaller organisations across England and Wales, to support them with managing their finances.

The programme aims to develop the knowledge and financial capabilities of small charities (with an annual income of up to a million pounds), helping them to inform their decision making, improving their resilience and increasing the difference they make in their communities.

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Development opportunity for emerging sector leaders

Applications have opened for the 2017 batch of Clore Social Leadership Fellowships for emerging leaders, its eighth year.

The 12-month Fellowship Programme

“like social leadership itself, isn’t a straight line or a box-ticking exercise – every individual approaches it differently. At the same time, we provide a core structure and a number of elements that all our Clore Social Fellows do.”

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New online volunteer management courses

Voluntary Action Sheffield is offering new online distance learning courses to equip volunteer managers with the knowledge, skills and expertise they need.

Available nationwide, the courses are accredited through Awarding Body CERTA, at Level 3 and 4. They cover the three key stages of volunteer co-ordination: Organisational arrangements, policies and practice; Finding and recruiting volunteers; Supporting, supervising and developing volunteers.

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