Previous Events & Training

Previous Events & Training

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

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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The ‘how’ of the SDGs: enhancing coherence across sectors

At the 2020 SCVO Gathering the Alliance hosted a learning lab about creating a common language around policy coherence and helping attendees to put joined-up thinking into practice. Speakers from the Scottish Government's National Performance Framework team and the Scottish Parliament's Information centre spoke at the event.

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Online course: an intro to institutional fundraising

This online training course designed for small civil society organisations helped attendees to think strategically about applying for institutional funds and how to factor sustainability it into your fundraising strategies. The course was run over a two-week period by Rachel Haynes in January 2020, and comprised an introductory exercise, a live webinar, post-webinar challenges and a discussion forum.

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Fundamentals of fundraising training

This full day workshop in Aberdeen with Judith Lowes on 21 January 2020 covered a number of topics relating to strategic fundraising.

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Online training with GlobalGiving about digital fundraising

This online training run by GlobalGiving on the 8 January 2020 helped participants build their skills and confidence to unlock the potential of crowdfunding and invigorate their fundraising strategy by making the most of digital communications. GlobalGiving covered the basics of crowdfunding, explored tactics for donor retention and presented social media success stories in a two-hour digital session.

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Round table meeting with Scottish Human Rights Defenders Fellow Laura Miti

This round table event held on 9 December in Edinburgh was an opportunity to explore issues such as accountability and transparency in aid and service delivery in Zambia, as well as the impact of grassroots education and mobilisation on systemic change.

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