Training

We support the development of a strong, effective and diverse voluntary and community sector and offer training to help organisations develop staff and meet objectives. For more information on our training visit our Training and Skills page.

Charity trustee training series

14 Jan 2019Denise Copeland Governance and Charity AdviceGovernance, Training, Finance, Charity Regulation

Charity trustees have a responsibility to run their charity in line with legal requirements and best practice and so need to understand what is expected of them and how best they may fulfil their duties. 

Free webinars for NICVA members 2019

14 Jan 2019Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentwebinar, online learning, Training

NICVA is continuing to offer free webinars on a variety of topics to all members. We would love you to get in touch to let us know what other webinars you would like us to deliver.

Human Resources Training Series 2019

14 Jan 2019Training and Skills Development, HRHR, Training, Employing People

People are our greatest asset and so it's important ensure that they are developed, supported and managed well. NICVA and Sector Matters have developed this HR training series for all those who manage staff and volunteers. 

Benefits of a coaching approach to managing people.

20 Aug 2018Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentcoaching, management, staff, volunteers, Training

Ever thought of using coaching and mentoring as a way of developing and managing your staff/volunteers? Coaching and mentoring can increase staff/volunteer effectiveness and improve organisational performance. 

First learners complete online Coaching and Mentoring training

9 Jun 2018Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, online, skills

We are delighted our first 20 learners have completed the online learning part of their ILM training from March to May through our partnership with Global Management Academy, with another 20 currently participating in online courses.

Data Protection - guidance and support

9 Mar 2018Sandra Bailie General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Data, Training, GDPR, support, information

NICVA has been working closely with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) to help inform the sector about and prepare the sector for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect from 25 May 2018.

NICVA's online training options

3 Jan 2018Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentonline, Training, skills

NICVA's partnership with Global Management Academy to offer online courses in a range of topics is going from strength to strength, with 78 learners signed up so far, since March 2018.  

Opportunities through the Social Innovation Programme

16 Oct 2017Sandra Bailie undefinedskills, Social innovation, techies in residence, Training, workshop

The Social Innovation workshops provide a great opportunity for an overview of what is on offer through Phase 2 of the Social Innovation Programme, as well as to discuss innovation and practice the design thinking process. 

Communicating Impact

19 Jun 2017Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, impact, communications, Social Media, interviews, videos

How can you effectively communicate the difference that you make? You collect information about the impact you make and analyse it, but sometimes it is a challenge to communicate it well to all your audiences.

New development opportunities

3 May 2017Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, accreditation, courses, development

The development of our staff and volunteers is key to the success of our organisations and providing effective services. Those that participate on our programmes tell us that the skills and confidence gained make a real difference.