All Training courses

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 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, 2017
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
Provided by A Space For and PresentationSkills101
Description This free workshop is run on a monthly basis, we want to boost as many people as possible to share their messages, so please share out!

This 2 hour workshop is jam packed with information and designed for people who are energy rich and time poor. 

John & Jen will take you from idea to completion-ready to deliver your first introductory presentation by creating a Narrative, Authentic message, using Inspiring delivery and Little but often practice, practice, practice.

This event is FREE to attend but you will need to have an Eventbrite ticket to attend.Check out video testimonials from our previous workshop here.

BONUS

All attendees will receive a downloadable audio of the entire event so that you can revisit the content anytime you choose.
 
Venue Platform
New Station Street Leeds LS1 4JB
Learning outcomes 5 things you will learn during this session: * The best timing strategies * How to structure your speech for maximum impact (and leave them wanting to hear more) * The one big mistake guaranteed to lose your audience (and how to avoid it) * 3 ways to banish pre-presentation nerves * The one technique that can increase retention exponentially
Suitable for This 2 hour workshop is jam packed with information and designed for people who are energy rich and time poor.
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Cost FREE!
Provided by Community Action Bradford and District
Description Firstly we check how your Data Protection practices compare with the 8 Data Protection principles - should you be doing more to ensure confidentiality and your reputation?  This course then looks at the changes the new Regulations brought in (May 2018) and we consider their impact on your organisation's practices and procedures. We explore implementations options and help you devise an action plan so you will be able to prove compliance with GDPR.  The new Regulations come into force in May 2018 and the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) will be looking for action towards compliance from all organisations from then.
Venue Manningham Mills Community Centre
Lilycroft Road Bradford BD9 5BD
Learning outcomes
Suitable for This course is aimed at all managers, supervisors and trustees with responsibility for data protection and confidentiality and the implementation of the new procedures.
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Cost Voluntary and community organisations from Bradford District £40.00 Other Voluntary/Community organisations £ 60.00 Statutory Orgs/Private Companies/ Individuals £ 120.00
Provided by Social Misfits Media, DCMS, Lightful, NCVO
Description
The social media landscape is constantly evolving and your team should be too. If you’re looking to inspire, excite, and upskill your leadership, staff and volunteers, then be sure to get involved in the DigiLeaders360 Programme, run by Social Misfits Media and Lightful in partnership with NCVO as part of DCMS’ Digital Leadership Fund.

You’ll have the opportunity to have three participants from your organisation attend for free – for example, your marketing/comms officer, your CEO, and a trustee, fully funded by the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS), and access to the Lightful Platform for one year. Reach out to erin@socialmisfitsmedia.com to find out more, and apply here.


At Social Misfits Media we believe world-changing organisations deserve world-class solutions. If you’re a charity, foundation or social enterprise with big ambitions, it’s time to make social media work harder for you. With years of experience across every social platform, our team of social media specialists have provided training and workshops to organisations of all sizes, including Cats Protection, The World Cancer Research Fund and Transport for All.

The DigiLeaders360 Programme offers the opportunity to equip charity leaders throughout the country to leverage the power of social media to raise more awareness and support for their work. In addition to the training sessions, Lightful will offer participants full Premium licences on their social media management platform, the world’s first built exclusively for the social sector, including 1:1 digital onboarding for each organisation participating.

Through their social media management platform, you’ll learn which of your content performs best, and start raising more awareness and funds. The Lightful Platform has seen active users increase their audience growth rate by 40% vs. before using the platform, and their audience reach increase by 92%.

Our free one-day workshops, supported by the Lightful team, (9.30am – 4.30pm, which includes teas, coffees, lunch and networking) are designed to be interactive, practical, dynamic and engaging. More specifically, our workshop covers:
  • Identifying your social media goals and target audiences;
  • Top tips for content creation and curation;
  • Making social media data work harder for you;
  • How to fundraise online;
  • How to engage and attract volunteers; and
  • How to use social media to become a thought leader. By the end of the programme, you will have a deep understanding of how technology can help you achieve your organisation’s social mission in a more effective and efficient way, as well as get access to the best-in-class social media management tool.
To sign up and register for free, please click here: ow.ly/Nuxq30nNlur 
Venue Shine Space
Shine Space, Harehills Road, 2 Conway Street, Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes
Suitable for Suitable for charities and social enterprises.
How to book
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Cost Free
Provided by Social Misfits Media, DCMS, Lightful, NCVO
Description The social media landscape is constantly evolving and your team should be too. If you’re looking to inspire, excite, and upskill your leadership, staff and volunteers, then be sure to get involved in the DigiLeaders360 Programme, run by Social Misfits Media and Lightful in partnership with NCVO as part of DCMS’ Digital Leadership Fund. 

You’ll have the opportunity to have three participants from your organisation attend for free – for example, your marketing/comms officer, your CEO, and a trustee, fully funded by the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS), and access to the Lightful Platform for one year. Reach out to erin@socialmisfitsmedia.com to find out more, and apply here. 

At Social Misfits Media we believe world-changing organisations deserve world-class solutions. If you’re a charity, foundation or social enterprise with big ambitions, it’s time to make social media work harder for you. With years of experience across every social platform, our team of social media specialists have provided training and workshops to organisations of all sizes, including Cats Protection, The World Cancer Research Fund and Transport for All. 

The DigiLeaders360 Programme offers the opportunity to equip charity leaders throughout the country to leverage the power of social media to raise more awareness and support for their work. In addition to the training sessions, Lightful will offer participants full Premium licences on their social media management platform, the world’s first built exclusively for the social sector, including 1:1 digital onboarding for each organisation participating. 

Through their social media management platform, you’ll learn which of your content performs best, and start raising more awareness and funds. The Lightful Platform has seen active users increase their audience growth rate by 40% vs. before using the platform, and their audience reach increase by 92%. 

Our free one-day workshops, supported by the Lightful team, (9.30am – 4.30pm, which includes teas, coffees, lunch and networking) are designed to be interactive, practical, dynamic and engaging. More specifically, our workshop covers:
  • Identifying your social media goals and target audiences;
  • Top tips for content creation and curation;
  • Making social media data work harder for you;
  • How to fundraise online;
  • How to engage and attract volunteers; and
  • How to use social media to become a thought leader. By the end of the programme, you will have a deep understanding of how technology can help you achieve your organisation’s social mission in a more effective and efficient way, as well as get access to the best-in-class social media management tool.
To sign up and register for free, please click here: ow.ly/Nuxq30nNlur 
Venue Shine Space
Shine Space, Harehills Road, 2 Conway Street, Leeds LS8
Learning outcomes
Suitable for Charities and social enterprises.
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Cost Free