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Foresight training for community organisations

Good news! Foresight is working with Community Matters to deliver future planning training for community and grassroots organisations working at a local level on 9th and 22th this month.

If you're concerned that the organisation you work for, or volunteer with, isn't planning enough for its long term future, then this is the training for you.

Find out more about our training, and how to book here.




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Training for CEOs

On Monday 11 October, we're running training in Cambridge. Aimed at those who plan for the future of their organisations (CEOs and the like), Making sense of your environment will help you in these turbulent times.

10 am - 1pm, at the Eastern Leadership Centre, Pampisford.

Book here

It will help you to:

  • isolate the external trends and forces (drivers) that matter to your organisation
  • find relevant information about your drivers
  • develop and evaluate options for strategic action
  • populate significant part...

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Will to change?

We have just completed an in-depth collaborative project with Disability Lib to find out more about what the future could hold for disabled people’s organisations. We'll be posting the drivers that Disability Lib came up with during our work with them into our drivers bank very soon – so keep an eye on the site or sign up to our bulletin if you want to make sure you catch them as they go up.

In the meantime, take a look at these great graphic summaries of what participants in a recent Foresig...

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Some Southern insight

NCVO Third Sector Foresight are very pleased with how recent training with South West Forum went and - judging from our feedback - so were the participants:

“I found the workshop very insightful & stimulating and would love to work with colleagues on this process”

During both sessions of tailored training for South West-based leaders and development workers for infrastructure organisations, delegates were encouraged to identify the external trends or forces (drivers) most relevant to them.


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Future of Membership seminar

What does the future hold for membership schemes?

With membership levels declining across many organisations, how can you make sure your membership scheme remains active and relevant in the next 5 years? How will your scheme respond to changes in technology, increased threats from the commercial sector, and changing expectations of participation?

As a follow-up to the highly successful NCVO / RSA Future of Membership research project, NCVO Third Sector Foresight is very pleased to be able to offer...

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Foresight training in the North West

NCVO Third Sector Foresight is very pleased to announce that we will be working with Voluntary Sector North West (VSNW) over the next few months to understand how the world is changing and how organisations in the North West region can use this knowledge to make better strategic decisions.

The partnership will provide:

• New insights about the trends and forces impacting on organisations in our region

• Training workshops for infrastructure organisations

• Free copies of pocket guides explo...

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In the North East? Bookings for VONNE Foresight training now open

Bookings are now closed for Foresight training with VONNE.

If you're in the North East and couldn't make the training, you can find out more about how VONNE have worked with us to think about the future forces or trends (drivers) that will specifically affect the North East area by taking a look at some of the comments Jane Cater from VONNE has made on our national drivers.

More outcomes from our partnership will be made available on this site over the next few weeks, so keep your eyes peeled!



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