skills development

Developing leaders - succession planning

23 Jan 2024Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentleadership, succession planning, skills development

Succession planning has never been more important. Recruiting staff with the skills and experience you need is proving so difficult at present. 

Tapping into the potential of QUB students and graduates

18 May 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentstudents, placements, university, skills development

Would you like to attract students and graduates to your organisation? This article outlines some ways that you can involve undergraduates and graduates from Queen's University Belfast(QUB) as interns, student placements or members staff.

Finding out about apprenticeships

25 Apr 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentapprenticeships, learning, skills development, Jobs, talent

Have you ever considered taking on an apprentice? Would you like to find out more about it and how it could benefit your organisation

Online fundraising events webinar (Skills Match) resources and recording

4 Dec 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentFundraising, skills development, Webinar Recordings

Online events webinar with guest speakers from Graham Group,Cancer Focus NI and Volunteer Now was held on 1 Dec as part of Skills Match. 

Faith-based engagement training sessions - early 2020

23 Jan 2020Lynda Gould Faith based engagementFaith Based Engagement, Training, skills development, trustees, cyber security, Fundraising, Social Media

The Department for Communities currently funds a Faith Based Engagement Strand under the Regional Infrastructure Support Programme (RISP) which provides direct support to faith based organisations through a range of seminars and training sessions.

Introducing our training calendar for the new year

17 Jan 2020Roisin Kelly Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, skills development

Our 2020 training calendar is ready and designed in response to feedback from previous participants and to meet the challenges facing our sector. 

Impact of East Belfast Community Capacity and Leadership Programme

2 Jul 2019Sandra Bailie East Belfast Community Capacity and Leadership Programmeimpact, East Belfast, Training, skills development

NICVA was delighted to complete delivery of the East Belfast Community Capacity and Leadership Programme on 30 April 2019 with targets exceeded and excellent feedback from the East Belfast groups and organisations who took part. 

Recognising and developing your trustees

3 Nov 2015Sandra Bailie Governance and Charity Advicetrustees, Governance, Training, skills development

This Trustees’ week is a great opportunity to recognise the vital work that the thousands of trustees in Northern Ireland do to lead and serve their organisations.

Boost performance by motivating staff

11 Sep 2015Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, HRTraining, managing staff, motivation, skills development

As managers we need to consider how we continuously improve the performance of our staff. Research by The Incentive Research Foundation found that by motivating our staff it can boost performance by as much as 44%.