Online workshops

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Action-packed workshops designed around you

Online workshops

Our workshops help you develop the skills you need to progress and create change. They typically last a day or a couple of days.

  • Finding New Customers And Making More Sales

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone keen to get a comprehensive introduction to sales.

    In a nutshell: This one-day workshop will provide you with all the tools, techniques and help you will need to make finding new customers as straightforward as possible.

  • Winning Grants from Trusts and Foundations

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: People who have some bid writing experience already now looking to move to the next level.

    In a nutshell: This course will equip you with the tools you need to secure more funding from trusts and foundations, showing you how to identify valuable funder prospects, develop a more compelling case for support, write more impactful applications and build strong long-term relationships with funders

  • Writing a Successful Funding Application

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: An introductory course aimed at people who would like to learn some of the core principles for writing successful grant and funding applications.

    In a nutshell: This bid writing course for charities and social enterprises will guide you through the steps that you need to take to make your organisation’s funding and grant applications more successful.

  • Negotiation Skills and Pricing

    Delivered in: London, Online

    Who it's for: Charities and social enterprises who want to increase their negotiation skills.

    In a nutshell: This practical course will improve confidence and self awareness around setting prices plus will help you to plan effectively for more formal negotiations to ensure a win-win outcome.

  • Getting Started with Fundraising

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone new to fundraising and keen to learn how to get started.

    In a nutshell: This course is designed to give you an overview of how fundraising works, what types of fundraising are appropriate for your organisation, and what you need to do next to begin securing grants and donations.

  • Ethical Fundraising and Problematic Philanthropy – a Talk and Q&A

    Delivered in: Online

  • Building Traded Income

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone looking for social and environmental impact alongside generating income from selling products or services

    In a nutshell: An introduction to different trading models to help you build a sustainable, non-grant dependant traded income stream

  • Measuring Social Impact

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone keen to learn how and why to measure social impact! No prior knowledge is required.

    In a nutshell: This three-day course is jam packed full of the information that you need to measure your impact successfully.

  • Business Planning A-Z

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Those who struggle with getting started and completing a business plan for their organisation or start up social venture

    In a nutshell: We’ll teach you how to write a business plan underpinned by business-modelling processes, profit and loss projections and early stage elevator pitches with a punch. The training also looks at how to conduct cost effective market research and a plethora of hints and tips on how to gain early adopting customers.

  • Creating a Theory of Change

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone looking to bring the strategic lens of theory of change to their planning or evaluation. If you have an existing project, the course will offer the opportunity to map out your theory and gain feedback.

    In a nutshell: This workshop will explore what a theory of change is, how to construct one and best practice in conducting robust qualitative research.

  • An Introduction to Social Enterprise: From Theory to Practice

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone looking to explore how to start a social enterprise.

    In a nutshell: Learn the background theory and context to Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship globally as well as practical, well-known examples of how this works in the UK and beyond.

  • The Self Employment Toolkit

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone curious about starting any kind of new (social) venture, those newly self-employed or thinking about becoming self-employed who are considering a ‘portfolio career’ of whatever kind that may be.

    In a nutshell: You will learn the essential steps to starting a business or venture of any kind – from soft skills to technical experience, and everything in between.

  • Government Contracts Revealed

    Delivered in: Online for people living in a variety of locations across England

    Who it's for: Charities and social enterprises located in and delivering activities in England who are interested in public sector procurement opportunities but have little or no experience of tendering.

    In a nutshell: Wondering about public sector procurement but not sure it’s for you? You might be surprised at the prospects. Start with this 90 minute introductory webinar – you’ll discover where to find government contracts, and how to bid for them.

  • Social Business Modelling & Scaling

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone looking for practical advice and tools / resources to help them scale their financial, social and environmental impacts.

    In a nutshell: This workshop will cover a broad range of integrated topics that are instrumental in creating and expanding a successful social business model.

  • Action Learning Facilitator Training

    Delivered in: London, Online

    Who it's for: Relevant to anyone who wants to add to their portfolio of tools and approaches or wanting to refresh their professional practice.

    In a nutshell: The course will boost your confidence, sharpen your facilitation skills, and equip you to facilitate Action Learning Teams in a wide range of settings.

  • How to Create an Authentic Mission-Led Brand

    Delivered in: Online

  • Developing a Fundraising Strategy

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: People who have at least some fundraising experience already, but want to develop a more strategic and sustainable approach

    In a nutshell: We’ll walk you through a comprehensive process for developing a smarter and more focused fundraising strategy, and share a number of powerful decision-making techniques.