Finance & business planning courses from Voluntary Action Lewisham

Managing your Community Organisation’s Money, Bookkeeping Software for Small Groups, Business Planning for Non-profits and Trading by Charities: what's possible?

Managing your community organisation’s money, 13 June all day

An introduction to the key aspects of managing a small community group's finances, we will explore ways to keep your group’s money safe, policies and procedures, using a budget to control spending. This course is suitable for new treasurers, committee members, staff or volunteers who need an overview of the processes required to keep control of the organisation's money.

 

Bookkeeping software for small groups, 15 June pm

An overview of bookkeeping software options for small charities and community groups. We will demonstrate two simple Excel-based bookkeeping systems that are suitable for very small groups as well as two commercial options - Quickfile and Quickbooks - for those with invoicing or project monitoring requirements.

 

Business planning for non-profits, 21 June all day

Whether you’re a new social enterprise, or a voluntary organisation wanting to move towards a more sustainable mix of funding, this course will help you design a practical plan for your organisation that will guide your progress towards your goals. Writing a business plan that is based on a social enterprise model will help any VCSE organisation communicate confidently and persuasively with potential funders and other stakeholders. It will also challenge you to translate your income-generating ideas into reality.

 

Trading by charities: what's possible? 2 July am (save the date)

An introduction to the rules around charity trading so that you can understand the limits and the possibilities open to you. We will then use some creative techniques to generate ideas for trading activities you can develop.

COSTS VARY DEPENDENT OF WHETHER YOU ARE A VAL MEMBER OR NOT AND THE LENGTH OF THE SESSION - £5-£40.

For all workshops please book via the Voluntary Action Lewisham website which connects to Eventbrite (you can choose to pay by card or select an invoice option). Any queries please get in touch on the main phone number.

Date: 
Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:00 - 16:00
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Fri, 15/06/2018 - 13:30 - 16:00
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Thu, 21/06/2018 - 10:00 - 16:00
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Tue, 03/07/2018 - 10:00 - 13:30
Cost: 
£5
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Voluntary Action Lewisham
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020 3778 0663