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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

November 2021

Online - Effective minute taking virtually and beyond

What’s the big deal with minutes anyway? Minutes are a record of what takes place at a meeting and ensures nothing is lost or forgotten - you will learn how to take, prepare and present minutes.No need to write...
30th November Online
December 2021

Online - Adapt and develop your management skills: managing people in the modern world

This online course will help you develop your active listening and good questioning techniques, which are key to handling difficult conversations and scenarios and also a great asset in coaching and mentoring...
1st December Online

Test Event

1st December Online Management

Time Management

Understanding the importance of organisation, planning and work/life balance will be discussed in this session.
1st December Online

Microsoft Teams Live Events (Organizer) L100

Teams is for more than just communication and collaboration. Host a company wide keynote presentation or host a digital event for larger audiences.SCVO is delighted to be able to partner with Microsoft’s...
1st December MS Teams - link on registration

Managing Remote Workers

Managing staff and supporting their health, safety and wellbeing whilst working from home will be discussed in this online session.
10th December Online

Being an Effective Chair: Role & Responsibilities

Whether your new in post, thinking about succession, or want to brush up on your skills, this masterclass will look at your core governance role as Chair; preparing for and chairing meetings, delegating...
14th December Online Management

Microsoft Teams Channels & Files L100

Channels are where work gets done it is where you’ll find conversations, apps, and shared files. The Files list makes it even easier to view and sort all your team files.SCVO is delighted to be able to partner...
15th December MS Teams - link on registration
January 2022

Discipine & Grievance

Ensuring a fair, transparent and consistent approach to the application of the disciplinary procedure and how to deal with grievances.
18th January Online
February 2022

Income Generation: What A Chair Needs to Know

Having a clear fundraising strategy is essential for your organisation's financial sustainability and to keep it on track with its goals. Successful fundraising and income generation is supported by a whole...
3rd February Online Management