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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.

April 2023

Effective minute taking virtually and beyond

SCVO
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...
18 April Online

Sensuous Facilitation: A Residential Workshop

Lapidus Scotland
Join us for an extended Residential Weekend at Whatton Lodge, East Lothian in April 2023. This advanced residential will include perspectives and tools for enriching both content and process of facilitation and...
21 April Whatton Lodge Culture & leisure

Introduction to people management: essentials for team leaders, supervisors and managers

SCVO
This interactive online course covers tools and techniques to get the best out of your people including delegation skills, team engagement and holding people to account. You will learn active listening and good...
25 April Fully booked Online

Introduction to data protection and the GDPR

SCVO
The intended objective of the course is for you to leave with a clearer understanding of the principles of data protection and the GDPR and provide sufficient knowledge to better navigate the path toward...
27 April Online
May 2023

Get started with fundraising: building capacity to raise funds

SCVO
Session 1Are you ready for fundraising? Starting from a position of strength - not begging because of need.What exactly do fundraisers do anyway? What's needed to start effective fundraising.The Big Picture...
3 May Online

All things financial: building a strong financial foundation

SCVO
This online course is packed full of content to help you identify and understand what is required to build a strong financial foundation.Basic financial roles and responsibilities: The Board’s responsibility...
4 May Online

Distressed not 'difficult'—supporting distressed behaviour in children

Children in Scotland
Key learningExploring our thoughts and beliefs about behaviourIdentifying patterns of behaviour and how they meet a child's needs Understanding the interconnected brain, moving from co-regulation to self...

Accredited management and leadership for a changing world

SCVO
Candidates will work towards a Level 5 certificate in Management and Leadership through Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accredited training (Equivalent to SCQF Level 8). The training provides the next step...
9 May Online

All things financial: budgeting and sound financial management

SCVO
This online course is packed full of content to help you understand the importance of good financial management.Budgeting: Why we need a realistic budget; Thinking about the different types of costs; Setting...
11 May Online

Introduction to people management: essentials for team leaders, supervisors and managers

SCVO
This interactive online course covers tools and techniques to get the best out of your people including delegation skills, team engagement and holding people to account. You will learn active listening and good...
16 May Online