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Crisis management
Being a New to Post Trustee

Understanding Financial Accounts and Confidence on Reporting to your Board

15 June 2021, 10am - 1pm

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Crisis management and Serious Incident Reporting…What would you do?

Crisis management and Serious Incident Reporting…What would you do?

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 10:00 to 13:00

Many organisations have inherited financial systems and management reporting tools that have not been reviewed in years, leaving the CEO, SMT and Board of Trustees with financial reports that they may not understand or are not fit for purpose in helping them to lead the organisatio

Good Governance Awards 2021

The VSB Foundation are pleased to launch the 2021 Good Governance Awards for Northern Ireland.  Delivered in partnership with CO3 and Volunteer Now.

The Good Governance Awards will showcase how good governance and driving social change are essentially interlinked and will provide an opportunity to celebrate what is best in the sector.

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:30

The CO3 Health and Social Care Special Interest Group is formed of members with a shared interest in the specific policy area of Health and Social Care.

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:00

Crisis management is the application of strategies designed to help an organisation deal with a sudden and significant negative event. 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30

Charities exist to create a better society. They operate for many different purposes, and in many ways. Trusteeship is hugely rewarding, as well as providing opportunities for personal development.

Change comes in many forms, and can affect every part of our lives. We can experience transitions in work and our relationships, as well as our personal lives. Sometimes we know a change will occur and sometimes change happens suddenly and unexpectedly. Many people spend a great deal of effort trying to avoid change, but the situation surrounding COVID-19 has meant we have had to adjust how we spend our day to day lives in order to save the lives of others.

Appointed with the help of CO3's recruitment service, Engage, Northern Ireland National Director of Diabetes UK, Tina McCrossan was barely into post when Covid-19 hit in early 2020.  Here she tells CO3's members about how a focus on planning and communications kept her new team on point.  

The theme for CO3's Conference and Leadership Awards taking place in March 2020 is "The Why factor”.

So this begs the question, why invest in training?

Let’s take a moment to think about investments, all the necessary commodities that require monthly investment, be it office equipment, IT, security, mileage, wages… The list is endless!


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Interim Executive Training

Interim Executive Training prepares individuals to work with a Third Sector organisation on a short term basis, helping organisations to either manage a gap in permanent leadership and/or to provide additional support to a Chief Executive and the Senior Management team in times of need.

The bespoke training programme is available to Executives who have built up extensive experience working at a Senior Management level.   We are looking for people who demonstrate strong leadership, management, organisational development experience and the ability to analyse and effectively deal with organisational challenges.

CO3 have developed this training programme in partnership with the Support Center for Nonprofit Management in New York.

Our Director of Business Development for Engage Executive Talent, Patrick Minne has recorded a short video below telling you about the programme. 

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek and we have found some tips online to help us look after our mental health. This year the theme is #nature.

Special mention to all of our member charities who provide much needed mental health services and support.