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wEDNESDAY 31 AUGUST:  getting the best of governance

Presenter: Alan Aitken

930am - 1230pm 

How to survive whether you are in, doing or on the receiving end of governance

Alan is a management consultant specialising in community organisations. He has wide experience in management and governance roles with not for profit groups. His community projects have included youth work, early childhood and secondary education, budget advice, prisoner rehabilitation, mental health and other social services. He is a graduate of the University of Canterbury and Laidlaw College. He has a passion for helping community organisations comprehensively and viably apply their vision and values to the work they do.

 

 

21 september:  HOW TO IDENTIFY AND HARNESS YOUR ASSETS TO ACHIEVE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITIES

Presenter: Mitch Shaw

930am - 12noon 

Charitable organisations are under even more pressure in our current climate to generate new sources of income, or create enterprises that achieve social outcomes that line up with your mission.
There has never been a better time than now, to be thinking practically about HOW and WHAT you can do to create a sustainable and impacting future for your charitable organization. We are eager to help you discover what is your path ahead.

This workshop will cover;

• What various social enterprise models can fit your style of organization
• How to identify what assets you have in your organization and harness them
• The opportunities and threats in starting a social enterprise
• How to reduce costs within your current supply chain and free up untagged
funds
• Who's problem are you solving and how to get those people to financially
support you in your social enterprise

Mitch Shaw is the founder of Upstream which is a social enterprise based in Canterbury. After completing a social enterprise course in 2016, Mitch knew he wanted to set up a company that generated a social outcome for young people. Fast Forward today, he has been running his social procurement platform for 5 years and they have recently set up a second social enterprise "Oatas" which is a sustainability software company. Mitch has journeyed and supported a lot of charities and social enterprises over the years and looks forward to sharing his tips, tricks and wisdom with charities thinking about this avenue for their own mission

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19 OCTOBER: 930am - 12 noon- IN DEPTH DISCUSSION FOR CHARITIES THAT ARE NEW OR MANAGERS THAT ARE NEW TO THEIR ROLE

Presenter: James Harris

930am - 12noon

James is the manager of CDN Trust. He has been a youth worker and now a trust manager for 17 years working with community trusts, schools, camps and churches.  He has also been part of founding a social enterprise.

James love thinking outside the box and  creating systems to make nonprofits work more efficiently. 

This workshop will be aimed at newer charities (or people who are new to managing/leading organisations). We will be looking to learn tips, tricks and tools off each other. 

 

16 NOVEMBER: - 930am - 12 noon - HELPING CHARITIES TELL THEIR STORY THROUGH BRAND, WORDS AND PUBLICATIONS 

Presenter: Abby Marriot from Kowhai Creative

930am - 12noon

When running a charity, donor connection is the most important factor.

Storytelling is the key to unlocking successful connections when it comes to fundraising, awareness and longevity in supporting your chosen cause.

Our seminar will go over finding your story and how to successfully tell it using foundational design, a solid brand and a digital presence to connect with your audience.

We will then break into small focus groups to chat 1-on-1 about your own story and how you can best tell it.

Kowhai Creative is an Otautahi-based creative studio with a passion for working on projects with a purpose.

We specialise in brand identity and website design. We believe in designing for good and delivering genuine value through impactful design.

 

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COMPLETED SEMINARS 

 FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM - PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION OF KEY TOOLS AND FEATURES

Using Canva

Using Social Media Effectively

Stopping Workplace Bullying

De-escalation Training and Safety Planning

Strategic Planning

Privacy Act

New Normal

First Aid x 2

Bookkeeping

Wellness for the Fundraiser

Introduction to Social Media x 2 sessions beginner and intermediate

Employment Law

Social Impact At Work

 

2018 COMPLETED SEMINARS 


Communication

Positive Mindset for Positive Impact

First Aid

Bookkeeping

Better Board Meetings

Sales Mindset for Scaling Impact

Using Digital Media Effectively to Spread Your Message and Grow Your Organisation's Reach

Overseeing the Finances for Board Members

Cancelled Seminars

Fundraising

Workplace Culture

Climate Change

Payday Filing

 

2017 COMPLETED SEMINARS 


Results Based Accountability

Income Generation

Media Releases

Managing Stress

Bookkeeping 

Leadership Change and Future Trends

StoryTelling for NGO's and their Community

Healthy Strategy

Finding the Right People


 

 


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