WRC Trainings and Events

  • October THU 6th

    Who is it for? Individuals who are or will be involved in the design and delivery of training in their organisations What’s it about? This one day course guides participants through the key skills needed to design and deliver effective training and handle common difficult situations that may arise What will I take away? An more »

  • Who is it for? Organisations that are new to the concept of sustainable funding and diversifying their income streams.   Module 1 [9:30-12:30] What’s it about? Grants to women’s organisations are reducing rapidly; in order to be resilient in this economic climate it is important to actively engage with a diverse range of income streams. more »

  • The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 places a duty on commissioners to consider social value before procuring public services. Social value means wider social, economic and environment benefits to the community beyond the primary purpose of the service being procured. This duty allows a council, for example, to choose a supplier under a tendering more »

  • Who is it for? Women’s organisation interested to learn about the commissioning and procurement process. What’s it about? The gradual shift from public sector grants to contracts and the more recent reduction in commissioner numbers are having an adverse impact on specialist women’s services. The process of commissioning services via competitive tendering has meant that more »

  • Who is it for? Organisations that want to learn about how to improve their grant applications. Module 1 (10.00am-12.30pm) What’s it about? This two part course complementary course will enable you to understand funders’ criteria, the key features of a good funding proposal and the evidence funders require to demonstrate effectiveness. What will I take more »

  • The Women’s Resource Centre are honoured to have Louise Whitfield, public law and human rights specialist and partner at Deighton Pierce Glynn deliver our training session ‘Making the case: Equalities and Human Rights’ on Thursday 17 November 2016, 10 AM – 4 PM. This is an amazing opportunity to attend a fully funded training session on human more »

  • Who is it for? Women’s organisations, women’s projects, practitioners of specialist women services, health practitioners, public servants with interest in women’s issues and local decision makers.   What’s it about? The course is geared toward applying practical knowledge necessary in relating recognised financial concepts for financial decision making in consortium.   The course is developed more »

  • Who is it for? The nature of fundraising and the climate in which we fundraise has developed radically over the last few years. In order for an organisation to successfully generate income in today’s competitive environment, it is important to have a good understanding of fundraising.  This course will help you to identify different stages more »