BVSC Training Courses

  • Volunteers: Managing, Motivating and the Law

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 29 Sep 2016 - 09:30

    Volunteers are an increasingly valuable resource. Are you getting the best from your volunteers, and are you aware of your legal duties towards them? This session will cover how to manage your...

  • Employees on Facebook and Protecting Service User Data

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 3 Oct 2016 - 09:00

    What to do when problems arise with employees and social media, mobile phones and the Internet, and how to comply with Data Protection Law. Social media, mobile phones and the internet have opened...

  • The art and science of good delegation: Tips for survival and success

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 10 Oct 2016 - 09:30

    As managers and front line staff are expected to do more with less the importance of good delegation grows.  It is one of the key skills that will define your success. This course explores the...

  • Further coaching skills: taking coaching to the next level

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 11 Oct 2016 - 10:00

    This course is designed for managers and front line staff who have started coaching and want to explore how they can further develop their effectiveness as a line manager/coach. The course will...

  • Managing Change

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 24 Oct 2016 - 13:00

    It is a cliché that nothing is more certain than change.  As managers and leaders we have to deal with its impact on ourselves, our teams and the wider organisation. This session...

  • Time Management: Getting on top of your workload

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 25 Oct 2016 - 09:30

    In the last few years the world of work, particularly in the third sector, has gone crazy.  Everyone wants more for less, funding gets cut or staff are not replaced, and still quality and...

  • Homelessness and Positive Action

    Where: SIFA Fireside, 48-52 Allcock St, Birmingham B9 4DY

    When: 28 Oct 2016 - 09:30

    Birmingham, like other cities and towns, has both a visible and an invisible homeless population. Many people see homelessness as a lifestyle choice, or the result of personal failings or moral...

  • Communications Strategies for the Third Sector

    Where: BVSC

    When: 31 Oct 2016 - 09:30

    Communications Strategies for the Third Sector is a one-day course that provides the information and tools necessary to develop an effective communications strategy. The course covers the role of...

  • Sickness absence, poor performance, disciplinaries and grievances

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 1 Nov 2016 - 09:30

    Dealing with sickness absence, poor performance, disciplinaries and grievances can take up a great deal of valuable management time, impact on client service, and cause ill feeling within the...

  • Leading better meetings: practical ideas to turn your meetings into effective, creative times

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 7 Nov 2016 - 09:30

    Meetings are the life blood of organisational communication and team work.  However for many they are just a chore to get through. This workshop looks at what goes wrong in meetings and what you...

  • Demonstrating Impact in the Third Sector

    Where: BVSC

    When: 14 Nov 2016 - 09:30

    This is a half-day course to help charities more effectively communicate the value of their organisation through storytelling. Delegates on this course will learn why stories are so powerful, what...

  • Strategic Planning: Getting the best out of yourself and your organisation

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 22 Nov 2016 - 09:30

    This workshop looks at seven key questions that if answered with deep thought will help you in the strategic direction of your life, your current role and your organisation.  This engaging...

  • Introduction to Coaching

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 23 Nov 2016 - 09:30

    Coaching helps to increase your organisation’s resilience and support individuals to manage change positively. This course will give front line staff as well as managers a vital additional tool...

  • Intensive HR Management and Employment Law Skills (Two Day Course)

    Where: 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 29 Nov 2016 - 09:30

    A two day course (29th November and 6th December) covering the most important areas of HR management and employment law for new HR managers or those seeking a review to keep them up to speed. Are...

  • Demonstrating Impact in the Third Sector

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, B5 6DR

    When: 17 Jan 2017 - 09:30

    This is a half-day course to help charities more effectively communicate the value of their organisation through storytelling. Delegates on this course will learn why stories are so powerful, what...

  • Volunteers: Managing, Motivating and the Law

    Where: BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

    When: 7 Feb 2017 - 09:30

    Volunteers are an increasingly valuable resource. Are you getting the best from your volunteers, and are you aware of your legal duties towards them? This session will cover how to manage your...