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Training of relevance to third sector organisations in Leeds from various providers. Note the quality of training is the responsibility of the providers. Providers can upload relevant courses via their Doing Good Leeds account.

Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description This half day course is an introduction to the basics of the visual representation of data. Participants will learn how to design successful charts and maps, and how to arrange them to compose cohesive storytelling pieces. We will also discuss ethical issues when designing graphics, and how the principles of Graphic Design apply.
Venue Stringer House
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes How to plan for data-based storytelling through charts, maps, and diagrams. How to design infographics and visualizations that are not just attractive but, above all, informative, deep, and accurate. The rules of Graphic Design applied to infographics and visualization. How to use Piktochart for creating infographics.
Suitable for Any voluntary sector organisation or group looking to develop their visual display of information. We ask attendees to bring their own laptop, tablet or mobile device where possible, however this is not a requirement.
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Cost VAL Essentials £32 Other Third Sector - £40 Statutory & Commercial - £55
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This is a full day course.  Half of the course is focussed on Facebook, where attendees will be taken step by step through all the tools available to non profits, topics will include raising awareness, activating supporters and fundraising.  The other half of the day will focus on Twitter and how to apply best practises in order to increase your impact.

Venue
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes An introduction to the basics of Facebook/Twitter. Knowledge of how to set up a Facebook page and twitter account. Know how to create and manage a Facebook event. Understanding how to engage and activate local supporters through Facebook.
Suitable for Any voluntary sector organisation or group looking to start or develop social media activity on Facebook and/orTwitter. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop/tablet to get the most of this training, however this is not a requirement.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Other Third Sector - £60 Statutory & Commercial - £90

Marketing 101

25 July at 9:30am to 4:00pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

This course will help you get to grips with the basics of marketing. The first half of the day we will walk through how promoting your organisations work can help you achieve your goals and improve your impact.

We will learn about:

  • defining who it is you want to speak to
  • the best ways in which to communicate
  • how to make a difference to your organisation

The second half of the day is more practical focussed and we will learn how to put what we have talked about in practice by writing a marketing plan for your group/project/organisation.

 

Venue
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes Defining who is your audience Look at the different ways to communicate (including social media, web and print). Write a marketing plan. Hint and tips to maximise impact.
Suitable for Groups or individuals who want to start marketing or who have already started but think there is room for improvement. This will be a beginner level course.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Other Third Sector - £60 Statutory & Commercial - £90