Events

Learning to lead  

Just moved into management or want to brush up on your leadership practice?

WCVA is running a three-day programme entitled Learning to Lead. The course is facilitated by Eileen Murphy and Jane Lewes. The programme is recognised by the Institute of Leadership and Management. By attending the programme participants... read more
 

  26/09/2017 - 28/09/2017

  Categories: WCVA

Social media for the third sector 

Influence and engage with your online audience

Are you trying to build your charity’s brand online? Are you planning an online fundraising or crowd funding campaign? Or are you trying to reach more people using social media? This course focuses on the different methods and techniques,... read more
 

  04/10/2017 - 04/10/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru WCVA

Social Business Wales Conference 

The Social Business Wales Conference is specifically intended to provide inspiration, ideas and practical skills to social businesses in Wales which will help them enter new markets, develop new products or services, collaborate with each other, or... read more
 

  05/10/2017 - 05/10/2017

Training skills 

Accredited by Agored Cymru, level three, six credits

This three day accredited course will give you an overview of learning theory, improve your knowledge of planning tools for delivering and evaluating training, and help you develop your confidence in designing and delivering training sessions. To ... read more
 

  10/10/2017 - 14/11/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru WCVA

North Wales Participation Network 

These regional participation networks are suitable for anyone working in the field of participation and citizen engagement

Public Service Boards (PSBs) became the statutory partnership vehicles under the Well-being of Future Generations Act and have been working towards setting Wellbeing objectives and a well-being plan as required under the act. Over the last year,... read more
 

  12/10/2017 - 12/10/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru

Charity financial management - Costing & budgets 

Learn how to cost your services and increase the likelihood of gaining funding

Charities and voluntary organisations compete with each other for income and need to demonstrate cost effectiveness and realism in grant bids. Learn how to cost your services in full and increase the likelihood of gaining sufficient funding. This... read more
 

  17/10/2017 - 17/10/2017

  Categories: WCVA

Note taking at participative events 

Explore how to record data from events effectively and accurately

Being asked to take notes and record discussions during participative events and consultations can feel daunting. Often, a lot of data will be generated and recording it accurately can be challenging. This short course aims to explore ways of... read more
 

  18/10/2017 - 18/10/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru WCVA

Building a New Local Economy in Wales 

For many years in Wales, we have striven to meet the challenge of building a better economy with more resilient communities. Some progress has been made, but too many communities continue to struggle. Wales is not unique in this challenge. There... read more
 

  18/10/2017 - 18/10/2017

ICT as the Enabler for Business Transformation 

Socitm’s upcoming Welsh Conference on Thursday 19th October will offer a day packed with essential breakout sessions, workshops and networking opportunities for IT and digital professionals. Hosted at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society, the event... read more
 

  19/10/2017 - 19/10/2017

South East Wales Participation Network 

These regional participation networks are suitable for anyone working in the field of participation and citizen engagement

Public Service Boards (PSBs) became the statutory partnership vehicles under the Well-being of Future Generations Act and have been working towards setting Wellbeing objectives and a well-being plan as required under the act. Over the last year,... read more
 

  19/10/2017 - 19/10/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru

South West Wales Participation Network 

These regional participation networks are suitable for anyone working in the field of participation and citizen engagement

Public Service Boards (PSBs) became the statutory partnership vehicles under the Well-being of Future Generations Act and have been working towards setting Wellbeing objectives and a well-being plan as required under the act. Over the last year,... read more
 

  24/10/2017 - 24/10/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru

Young Wales - Young People’s Question Time 

Young Wales is delighted to announce that a Young People’s Question Time event will take place on Tuesday 24th October 2017. This event, which will take place in Cardiff Bay, will be an opportunity for young people to put questions to a panel on the ... read more
 

  24/10/2017 - 24/10/2017

Welsh Public Health Conference 

We’re delighted to let you know that registration for the Welsh Public Health Conference 2017 is now open. We hope you’ll be as excited as we are about the programme. This year, we’re taking a fresh approach. Inspired by the strengths of the... read more
 

  26/10/2017 - 27/10/2017

Co-production in practice 

Put citizens at the centre of public service design and delivery

Co-production, if done well can ensure that citizens have a meaningful voice and are at centre of the design and delivery of public services. This course will look at the current Welsh context for co-production and demystify the terminology around... read more
 

  08/11/2017 - 08/11/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru WCVA

Effective facilitation skills (accredited by Agored Cymru) 

Gain knowledge, skills and confidence to prepare and facilitate participative sessions

Participants will have the opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of the facilitator, learn to plan and run effective facilitated events, learn and practice a range of facilitation techniques including, consensus building, questioning... read more
 

  15/11/2017 - 06/12/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru WCVA

Workshop: Setting up and refreshing networks 

Using our Network Toolkit to help you set up a new, or refresh an existing network

This workshop explores how to establish a successful network, with practical ideas, tips and participatory methods for setting up a new network, and for refreshing and refocusing an existing network. They say that the whole is greater than the... read more
 

  21/11/2017 - 21/11/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru WCVA

Managing projects 

ILM endorsed programme

This Institute of Leadership and Management endorsed course provides learners with project management practical skills and knowledge so that they can plan, deliver and demonstrate successful project outcomes. This course will take you through the ... read more
 

  21/11/2017 - 22/11/2017

  Categories: WCVA

All Wales basic safeguarding awareness training 

A basic safeguarding awareness programme for those working with children, young people & adults

The aim of this course is to convey a number of key principles in the safeguarding of individuals and to provide staff with the basic foundation knowledge about responding to abuse and neglect. This course has been developed by the Care Council... read more
 

  28/11/2017 - 28/11/2017

  Categories: Care Council For Wales WCVA

Full cost recovery - an introduction 

Understand and analyse the true costs of running an organisation

FCR is a method of cost allocation which ensures all overheads are included in your budgets when you apply for project funding or bid for services. Overheads are costs that partly support the project, but also support other projects or activities... read more
 

  30/11/2017 - 30/11/2017

  Categories: WCVA

Developing a fundraising strategy 

Learn how to develop and implement a winning fundraising strategy

The funding landscape is changing for third sector organisations in Wales with many seeing cuts to their statutory funding. At the same time there are opportunities out there for organisations to raise funds from private sources. This course will ... read more
 

  05/12/2017 - 05/12/2017

  Categories: WCVA

Introduction to influencing 

Develop the skills, knowledge, tools and techniques you need to advocate effectively

This course will help those working in third sector organisations to develop a planned approach to influencing opinion formers, policy makers and government. This course will provide: an introduction to the role of the National Assembly for ... read more
 

  12/12/2017 - 12/12/2017

  Categories: Participation Cymru WCVA