Previous Events & Training

Previous Events & Training

Find summaries, resources, pictures, videos and much more from previous Alliance events and training courses.

Modern Slavery Round table

This short lunch-time round table held on the 30 July 2020 with the Slave-Free Alliance discussed modern slavery and how it relates to our international development work.

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Members' Meeting with Scottish Government Officials

As part of the ongoing series of meetings with the Scottish Government International Development Team, this virtual round-table gave attendees the chance to hear directly from Officials about our areas of common interest, and to raise issues directly with them.

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Building confidence in financial management

This online training delivered by Chris Oliver from Humentum aimed to build the confidence and skills of NGO staff to help you meet a donor's financial terms & conditions when implementing projects.

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Webinar with Mannion Daniels: UK Aid Direct

This short one-hour webinar was designed for organisations looking to apply for the UK Aid Direct Impact or Community Partnership grants. The fund manager Mannion Daniels presented details of the application process and gave examples of how applicants are being asked to demonstrate how they are working towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they might be considering the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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How digital fundraising research tools can help you gain funds

This lunchtime webinar with trainer Bill Bruty covered how to use fundraising research tools and their wider fit within a fundraising strategy. It included a section on using Funds Online as part of a wider digital fundraising search methodology.

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Rwanda, Zambia, Malawi COVID-19 Digital Roundtables

This series of digital roundtables discussed how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is affecting our programming and project implementation in Rwanda, Zambia and Malawi. There were an opportunity for members to share their experiences with each other during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Online training: Managing risk

This interactive workshop run by Challenges Catalyst gave participants the tools and confidence to think more strategically about identifying and managing risks. In these uncertain and challenging times, understanding and evaluating risk is more important than ever.

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Webinar: Building a sustainable project legacy and leaving a positive impact

This short webinar with Ian Gray helped participants understand why planning for project sustainability is so important. It also covered solutions to commonly encountered problems when projects start thinking about the positive legacy they want to leave.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Digital Roundtable

This lunchtime digital roundtable hosted by The Alliance discussed how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is affecting programming and project implementation. It covered what we know so far and was an opportunity for members to share their experiences with each other. Aimed at organisations who are implementing projects internationally, we hope it was a helpful a supportive forum for organisations witha large donor funded programme or small project using unrestricted organisational funds alike.

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Telling my story: Analysing and Reporting on Outcomes

This workshop facilitated by Evaluation Support Scotland in Edinburgh helped participants get to grips with preparing an end of year donor report. It war primarily for Scottish Government international development small grants recipients.

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Webinar: Top tips for developing and using a Theory of Change

Whether you are a small charity, large federated NGO, consultant, or international development researcher you will likely be asked to develop a Theory of Change for a development project or programme. This lunchtime webinar with Isabel Vogel helped attendees understand what creating and using a Theory of Change looks like in practice.

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Project Management Training Perth

This training course in Perth on the 3rd March delivered by Northern Star Associates covered the basics of designing and managing a project. We shared examples of best practice, adaptive management and helped attendees leverage solutions to common project management problems.

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