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Target Audience

Individuals or organisations interested/involved in setting up and running a small non-profit organisation, or supporting others doing the same.

Outline

This online course will be delivered over 4 weekly Zoom sessions as per the details below. For privacy reasons, these sessions will not be recorded, so please make sure to attend all 4 sessions if possible.

Module 1: Establishment of a Group (29 Sep 6.30pm – 9pm)

  • Setting up a community group
  • Deciding on the Legal Structure
  • Writing Your Constitution
  • Recruiting Volunteers

Module 2: Running of the Group (6 Oct 6.30pm – 9pm)

  • Committee Roles
  • Running a Meeting
  • Agendas/Minutes

Module 3: Making Decisions (13 Oct 6.30pm – 9pm)

  • Conflict of Interest
  • Code of Conduct
  • Communication with members of group

Module 4: Legal Duties (20 Oct 6.30pm – 9pm)

  • Regulatory Responsibilities
  • Charity/Tax & Bank Accounts
  • Succession Planning

Methodology

Delivered virtually via Zoom.

Target Audience

CEOs, Senior Leaders and Managers. Upper and middle management is central to effectively communicating with internal and external stakeholders and ensuring transparent communication between the board and the rest of the organisation.

Outline

CEOs, Senior Leaders and Managers play a primary role in ensuring the non-profit organisation operates within effective governance practices. Recognising the myriad responsibilities these people have, this workshop will help build awareness of the current governance culture and what is needed to close the gaps to establish a best practice governance environment. Siobhán will introduce a coaching framework, the GOVERN™ framework, which CEOs, Senior Leaders & Managers will be empowered to use in formal and   informal conversations with teams, peers, and the board. It will help support developing a culture of more evenly shared responsibilities throughout the organisation though empowering others.

Methodology

An interactive workshop delivered virtually via Zoom.

Target Audience

Participants should have either completed the Intermediate course and/or be familiar with the material from experience. This is for people who use Excel regularly and are already comfortable with features such as formulas, filtering, basic functions, pivot tables and vlookups.

Outline

The course will take place on Zoom over 4 sessions as per details below. Homework will be assigned between sessions. Resources and links will be stored on a platform called GiraffePad. Please note these sessions will be recorded and recordings will be sent to attendees only. Full instructions and links will be given after registration.

Session One (90 minutes) 17 Nov starting at 2.30pm

  • Revision of basics: Alternatives to VLookup, Index/Match, XLookup.

Session Two (90 minutes) 24 Nov starting at 2.30pm

  • Review of homework, Nested IFs, Creating Dropdown Lists with Data Validation, Macros.

Session Three (90 minutes) 1 Dec starting at 2.30pm

  • Introduction to Power Query, Excel’s free Data cleansing tool.

Session Four (90 minutes) 8 Dec starting at 2.30pm

  • Introduction to Dashboards.

Methodology

  • Delivered virtually via Zoom.
  • GiraffePad will be the platform used to hold the Zoom links/training materials/recordings.
  • Homework will be assigned between sessions.

Target Audience

Administrators or personnel responsible for data protection.

Outline

This interactive workshop will provide the participant with an easy to understand background on the GDPR as well as practical tips on keeping personal data safe and how it should be safely disposed of.

Methodology

Delivered virtually via Google Meet. A copy of the slides and some guidance documents will be provided.

Target Audience

Managers and Board Members responsible for Data Protection.

Outline

This interactive workshop will provide the participant with an easy to understand background on the GDPR as well as comprehending their organisation’s obligations under the legislation.

Methodology

Delivered virtually via Google Meet. A copy of the slides and some guidance documents will be provided.

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Target Audience

Prior experience of using Microsoft PowerPoint is essential.

Outline

You will learn how to create advanced content that will include:

  • advanced photo editing tips
  • how to insert and edit video and sound content
  • how to animate content
  • how to add slide transitions and how they can be used with your content
  • an overview of the ‘presenter view’ and how to use this function when presenting
  • How to make your presentation interactive with a Live demonstration of Poll Everywhere

Methodology

Delivered virtually via Zoom.

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