Regional Programme 2018/2019

During the course of the two semesters, the Regional Programme 2018/2019 offered 34 workshops that took place in seven countries throughout the region of Central and South-Eastern Europe, including the programme’s first stop in Montenegro. The programme concentrates on core management topics crucial to every leader of an organisation. Its foci included fundraising and communication as well as HR management and financial planning. Additionally it touched the topic of democracy and its promotion, which is highly relevant in Europe and beyond.

WorkshopDateFocusLanguageCountry
Project Design and Management

Project Design and Management

The “Project Design and Management” workshop aims to equip participants with a deep understanding of the impact the project design has on the quality and challenges of project implementation. The workshop is based on the classical project cycle management approach, but it places significant emphasis on the first stages of the PCM (Programming, Identification and Formulation) highlighting the importance of these stages for a smooth project implementation and successful achievement of the project goals. The workshop is participatory and interactive; using innovative methodologies that maximize the experiences of the participants, stimulates the exchange between participants and guides the learning process based on interactive tools and facilitated discussions.

Lecturer: Cristina Rigman

10.06.2019 - 11.06.2019ImplementationRORO
Organizing fundraising campaigns

Organizing fundraising campaigns

The workshop will offer specific solutions, applicable in practice for those interested in planning and implementing a fundraising campaign. Covered topics include: defining the theme, setting the financial objectives of the campaign, identifying the potential donors and their motivations for involvement, campaign message development, selecting the best communication channels and donation methods and defining a list of specific fundraising materials for each channel. The workshop is aimed at all those interested in planning a fundraising campaign for individual or corporate donors. Ideally participants have been already involved in fundraising campaigns and wish to improve their abilities to plan a campaign and to develop and deliver an effective fundraising message. At the end of the workshop participants will have, based on exercises and simulations, the main elements that allow them to initiate and implement a successful fundraising campaign.

Lecturers: Roxana Sofica, Laszlo Bodor

06.05.2019 - 07.05.2019Resources & InnovationRORO
Measuring impact with surveys

Measuring impact with surveys

This workshop will (1) teach NGO professionals how to identify the desired outcomes and impacts of their project/program and formulate suitable indicators for their measurement; (2) show them how surveys can be used to track progress and measure impact; (3) introduce them to the principles of good survey design; (4) teach them how to set up a survey online with an open source software solution; (5) introduce them to the basics of analysing survey data with an open source software solution. The training will be as hands-on as possible. Besides learning about the topics of the training, participants will be invited to work on the design of a survey for their own project/programs. They will (a) define outcomes and impact for their project/program, (b) identify and formulate indicators, (c) develop a short survey to measure them, and (d) perform basic analyses of the data they obtained.

Lecturers: Wolfgang Stuppert, Oana Ganea

14.01.2019 - 15.01.2019Sustaining SuccessRORO
Basics of project financial management

Basics of project financial management

The 2-day workshop will introduce the participants to basic knowledge and requirements for a successful financial management of a project within a non-profit organisation. Achieving best value for money, by observing the law and donors’ expectations, proving transparency and accountability towards constituencies and not the least measuring the achievements as baseline for future actions should be essential drivers in the process. The interactive workshop combines presentations, tools and practical tips and not least sharing of experiences, including work in groups. Content modules will cover: essentials on project financial management vs. accounting functions, specific roles of team members in effective financial management, planning & monitoring tools and mechanisms for budget execution, qualitative and timely financial reporting. Sensitive issues (i.e. types of contracts to be used for human resources involvement, direct vs. indirect costs, avoidance of double funding or matching funds in project implementation, etc) shall be tackled too, with references to direct practical experiences in different organisations.

Lecturer: Eugenia Calotă

13.11.2018 - 14.11.2018Resources & InnovationRORO
HR Management: Using the DISC model for improving communication in teams

HR Management: Using the DISC model for improving communication in teams

Participants will discover their personal communication style using the DISC model, which offers team members the common language to understand others style, communication preferences, strong points, motivations and the challenges that everyone face on a daily basis. Practically it helps us to be efficient in our communication with our peers and significantly reduce the number of unproductive conflicts within organization. We are going experience practical exercises that will help us to be more efficient in one on one and group communication. We kick start the 2nd day with Human Resources Management by breaking down some key subjects like recruitment and selection, training and organizational development and team engagement. With us, in the 2nd part of the day will have outside guest from the HR industry to share from their best case scenarios and why not, the “barely over the line scenarios” also.

Lecturers: Tibi Borza, Bogdan Popescu

15.10.2018 - 16.10.2018ImplementationRORO
Sustainable Operations and Lean Management as Key Factors in Delivering Impact for NGOs

Sustainable Operations and Lean Management as Key Factors in Delivering Impact for NGOs

What is the meaning of “success”? - In the world of business the profit-focused concept is quite clearly defined and it serves as not only as starting point of an internationally standardized set of management support tools (accounting, annual reports, ERP and SAP systems) in the business sector but also as a basis for institutional education in management and leadership.

But what does operational success look like for organizations that do not focus on generating profit (NGOs, non-profits, institutions)? What does performance mean in this sector? Are there everyday tools, methods available (except for the management support techniques tailored for the business world) to improve the operations of non-business type organizations?

Bringing our specific LeaNGO Management Model on board our workshop will focus on the concept of sustainable operations and lean management. We aim to provide participants inspiration, easy steps and practical support in finding the ways out from the labyrinths of challenges in finances, administration, legal, HR, communications to develop a well-functioning, successful organization .

We will deploy real-life case studies, interactive exercises, templates, skill-building games, many stories and experiences to make this workshop both enjoyable and a valuable practical support in overcoming current and future challenges. Our trainers delivering the workshop have decade-long experiences as practicing leaders in Hungarian and international non-business organizations. To share this widespread knowledge will be available within the frames of the Erste Foundation NGO Academy.

Lecturers: Viktoria Vero, Szabolcs Lörincz, Zoltan Tarr

15.04.2019 - 16.04.2019ImplementationHUHU
Crowdfunding and online communication training

Crowdfunding and online communication training

Have you heard about crowdfunding? Did not you dare to try it because it seemed too mysterious? Crowdfunding is a great opportunity for getting donors, for small or large NGO, even if it is the first or the umpteen campaign of the organizations. Come to our training and we will lead you into the world of crowdfunding and campaign communication! From our two-day training, we'll get you through the basics to the crowdfunding campaign starting phase: we will learn how a good campaign pitch, photos or videos are, and how we communicate our campaign on our online and offline platforms. The training will be also about the donor relations, and long-term successful cooperation with them.

Lecturer: Panna Ujvári

18.10.2018 - 19.10.2018Resources & InnovationHUHU
Talent Management: How to attract and retain the best talents for NGOs?

Talent Management: How to attract and retain the best talents for NGOs?

There is often the understanding that due to the purpose driven approach, it’s easy to attract talents for NGOs. However, the so-called ‘war for talents’ also effects NGOs. In the workshop you learn how to use a professional Talent Management in your organization.

First of all we deal with the question how to find the best talents without costly employer branding campaigns. What methods and tools can be used effectively? After having found the right people, it is key to focus on retaining and keeping them exciting. The workshop helps you to create innovative approaches in order to succeed in the long run. A special focus will be on the needs of digital natives in professional life, as this target group is tremendously important for the future of NGOs.

The main goal of the 2 days’ training is practical learning and translating Talent Management tools into your daily work.

Lecturer: Sandra Micko

01.04.2019 - 02.04.2019ImplementationDEAT
Digital communications and email marketing for NGOs

Digital communications and email marketing for NGOs

Digital is a very cost effective channel to successfully find new supporters, mobilise them and engage them. That’s one of the many reasons digital is so relevant for the non-profit sector today. In this workshop Florian Engel, the co-founder and Managing Director of the digital mobilisation agency “more onion”, will provide an overview of digital communications for NGOs with a particular focus on email marketing. The workshop combines high-level strategic models (that integrate with common Campaigning and Fundraising practices) with “hands-on” tips to improve your digital marketing efforts. The trainer has 10 years of experience in the sector and has worked with hundreds of NGOs across the world on a range of strategy and digital projects. He has been a consultant to large international organisations such as Greenpeace International as well as small start-up NGOs like SumOfUs.

Lecturer: Florian Engel

29.11.2018 - 30.11.2018Sustaining SuccessDEAT
Creating videos and photos with your phone

Creating videos and photos with your phone

The best camera is the one that’s with you. So get the most out of your smartphone camera! In our two-day workshop Creating videos and photos with your phone you will learn how to produce appealing photos using composition and natural lighting. We’ll borrow techniques from professional filmmaking and use them to shoot interviews and tell stories with videos. And you will instantly apply what you've learned in the workshop by retouching your photos with Snapseed and editing your videos with Adobe Premiere Rush. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an aspiring creative: If you want to learn how to create professional photo and video content with your phone, this workshop is for you!

Lecturer: Francis Rafal

18.03.2019 - 19.03.2019Sustaining SuccessENAT
Culture and Arts - What is sponsorship and how does it work?

Culture and Arts - What is sponsorship and how does it work?

Sponsorship is a very important business tool, especially for art and culture institutions. In today’s heterogeneous civil society many organisations compete for attention in sponsor acquisition. But which discipline could reach people better on an emotional level, teach customers in aesthetic education, and discuss the problems of our time on an open stage in a controversial and provocative way than art? The high potential of co-operations between art, culture and economy is my main motivation to hold a workshop that transmits the key competences for successful sponsorship. Sponsorship means truly living co-operations. Marketing-, press- and hospitality-related activities give us the possibility to involve sponsors while creating extra support for cultural projects and institutions. In order to achieve this, sponsorship needs awareness in relationships to find the right partners as well as an open mind and creativity to create interesting partnerships. In the workshop you will learn how to create co-operations and how to handle the main tools to establish sponsorship successful.

Lecturer: Christian Vranek

31.01.2019 - 01.02.2019Resources & InnovationENRS
Maximising EU funding opportunities for charities and social enterprises – a practical approach

Maximising EU funding opportunities for charities and social enterprises – a practical approach

The EU provides a vast array of funding opportunities for a wide variety of organisations from charities to SMEs and social enterprises to universities, however seizing the opportunities available is not always straightforward, how can one maximise one’s likelihood of a successful bid? This workshop is designed for organisations who self-identify as having some experience and understanding of EU financing, and want to learn strategies to maximise their opportunities to win funding. The workshop will first outline the key relevant funding programs with special focus on Horizon 2020, taking care to note the key targets of each program, and therefore the types of organisation they are aimed towards. This part of the program will assume some prior knowledge, and will be aimed at helping participants understand that the breadth of opportunities open to their organisations. The instructors will then take time to offer explanation and personal insight surrounding the EU’s budget post 2020 which is currently in proposal stage. The instructors will provide additional advice surrounding EU funding proposals gained from years of experience. This will include advice on the intangibles of EU funding such as how to navigate European Commission bureaucracy and more ‘soft skills’ areas such as how to set up a consortium and lobby and liaise with EU officials.The second part of the workshop will be more hands on in nature. Participants will (in groups) review real funding proposals, helping them gain an understanding of the core elements of a successful proposal, before working on their own skeleton proposal, to be reviewed by their peers, and later the instructors. This exercise will help participants gain a micro understanding of the process and requirements behind a proposal, and the kind of elements EU evaluators are looking for.

Lecturers: Marta Arniani, Laura Martelloni, Alexander Shapiro

24.01.2019 - 25.01.2019Resources & InnovationENHU
Accounting and Finance for Beginners

Accounting and Finance for Beginners

This workshop deals with the fundamentals of accounting and finance. It aims at an audience at a starters’ level on these fields. Topics are looked at on a project as well as on a whole organization’s level, furthermore with a planning and reporting focus, both internally and externally. The course is built upon theoretical inputs together with practical examples (calculations) and case studies. At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to understand the nature and requirements of accounting processes and figures in their organizations and perform adequate calculations for donor- or funder-related causes. Furthermore, they gain insights into how to “manage” their figures. Amongst others, the following topics will be covered: Fundamental accounting terminology and mechanisms; understanding a complete set of financial statements; doing calculations; managing your figures. In addition to the class in Vienna on 18th and 19th of January, the workshop will also include individual follow-up coaching sessions in mid/end February via Skype. On 19/1/2019, you will receive a few guiding questions to look at in your organization, e.g. concerning your financial statements, your (project) calculations, etc. Then, during our online session, we will reflect them and there is time to discuss any specific issue that helps you to better transfer our course’s contents into your personal practice.

Lecturer: Josef Baumüller

18.01.2019 - 19.01.2019Resources & InnovationENAT
Leadership in Civil Society

Leadership in Civil Society

Good leadership is essential for the impact, the culture and the people in civil society organizations. The notion of leadership goes beyond management, putting a stronger focus not only on methods and techniques, but also on the person of the leader, on his or her charisma and possibility to motivate and inspire others. Although there is no »One-best-Way« of leadership, leadership skills can be trained. This needs a certain knowledge of management concepts and instruments, reflection of organizational structures and dynamics and – perhaps most important – leading oneself, developing one´s personality. It also requires finding the leadership style most suitable for oneself and the situation of the organization. The workshop offers instruments, theories, and room for reflection regarding these three aspects. We will work on crucial topics of leadership such as dealing with authority, conflicts and decisions as well as working with teams. Furthermore, the specific conditions for leadership in NPOs will be discussed and insights from research in social movement organizations and critical leadership theory will be given.

Lecturer: Ruth Simsa

21.01.2019 - 23.01.2019ImplementationENSI
Understanding and Changing Conflicts

Understanding and Changing Conflicts

Conflicts are everywhere. Sometimes we take up the challenge and fight back; sometimes we simply doge the argument. But seldom do we actually ease or even solve conflicts. How can we remain masters of difficult situations without making things worse? How can we lessen the tensions and take a step towards our opponent without giving up on ourselves? This course helps to understand what conflicts are, how they escalate and how they relate to the way we see the world and communicate in it. Equipped with such analytical tools, participants will learn to see difficult situations and conflicts in a different light (again). Self-awareness is a first step, but putting knowledge into behaviour is the crucial next one. That is why the course offers strategies for improving communication, and introduces participants to various group activities to try out new ways of thinking, speaking and acting.

Lecturer: Astrid Reinprecht

03.12.2018 - 04.12.2018Sustaining SuccessENRO
Nice and easy – Digital services every NGO should know about

Nice and easy – Digital services every NGO should know about

It is the rare and lucky NGO that has dedicated IT staff. But it turns out you don’t need them – in 2018 almost all the software you need to run the organization is available as a service. This workshop will provide a tour of digital resources needed by and available to NGOs, from domain registration to web hosting, from office productivity applications to contact databases, from storage to language translation. We’ll look for, find and discuss discounted offerings and credits made available by the large technology vendors specifically for NGOs. All these services can help your organization be more resilient, secure, and agile. Next we’ll look at how NGOs can ethically and legally collect, store, and utilize digital data, both from their clients as well as larger datasets freely available via open source repositories. This is especially timely because of the increasing awareness and concern by digital consumers with privacy, online tracking and the retention of user information. Case studies for building capacity to use data, and for making data more useful will be investigated. Activities will be interleaved for the participants to outline their own draft digital strategies.

Lecturer: Scott Fertig

26.11.2018 - 27.11.2018ImplementationENAT
Balancing impact and profit in social enterprises

Balancing impact and profit in social enterprises

This 2-day workshop will look at social enterprise development and the life cycle of a business from startup to scaling. We will focus on the more advanced stages, but lay the foundations by giving an overview of what needs to happen at the blueprint (startup) stage. We will look at the validation, prepare to scale and scaling stages for planning and implementation; the financial, human and infrastructure resource needed in these stages; and the social impact can be expected at each growth stage. The workshop will put special emphasis on the financing needs and sources at each growth stage and discuss what the SE needs to have in order to access the various sources. Social finance options will be explored given the regional (CEE) specifics. We will discuss the social impact management cycle and provide details of a few impact measurement methods. We will devote time to discussing the tensions between social impact and financial viability and look at ways to manage those tensions. After the workshop, participants will be able to: articulate the theory of change for their social enterprise; understand the life cycle model; place their own social enterprise in it and determine priorities at each stage; build a financing strategy for their social enterprise; assess which social impact measurement methodology best fits their organization; understand the key strategic considerations and challenges for scaling and the various scaling models; assess whether their social enterprise is ready for scaling.

Lecturer: Eva Varga

15.11.2018 - 16.11.2018Resources & InnovationENAT
Sales and Partnership Development

Sales and Partnership Development

In this two-day Sales and Partnerships Development workshop you will learn all the steps selling to a new client or developing a new partnership with companies outside of your network. The workshop consists of three parts:
A- Proactive Prospecting: Connecting with new potential clients and scoring quality meetings are the first most important steps to win more clients and be successful in business. Proactive Prospecting teaches entrepreneurs and professionals how to plan and execute a proactive sales approach.
B- Consultative Selling: Consultative Selling focuses on improving the outcome of business opportunities by focusing more on the client or partner that you’re dealing with. In this workshop you will learn the mindset, skills, and processes that will increase your sales performance and get you the best outcome of every sales meeting.
C- Winning Negotiations: Becoming a strategic negotiator will differentiate you from others and help you in your sales, partnerships and other areas in your day-to-day business. This requires discipline, skill, and consistency.

Lecturer: Fadi Haddad

29.10.2018 - 30.10.2018ImplementationENAT
Mindfulness and Resilience

Mindfulness and Resilience

This workshop is dedicated to experiencing and learning mindfulness-based techniques as a practice for nonprofit managers and social entrepreneurs. Through application, participants can realize advantages for themselves and their organizations in four areas:

Performance: Learn how mindfulness and simple exercises of focused presence can boost at the same time your level of performance and your physical and mental well-being.
Burnout-prevention based upon mindfulness includes finding a relaxed self-awareness of one’s health and disposition. Mindfulness as practiced in simple exercises will allow participants to increase and sustain their work-level while staying fit and joyful.
Stress-management based on mindfulness and taking into account the most recent results of scientific research will enable participants to recognize their stress-level and mange it skillfully.
Management-Tools: Mindfulness, practiced in a simple and easy way can provide participants with simple tools to manage themselves and others in times of routine work and peaks of workload alike .

Lecturer: Erwin Glatter

27.06.2019 - 28.06.2019Sustaining SuccessENKO
Business Modelling for Sustainable Impact

Business Modelling for Sustainable Impact

In an unpredictable financing environment the NGOs that have developed social businesses can have a critical advantage. They are better able to compensate budget and cash-flow deficits through commercial income and provide meaningful jobs that empower their beneficiaries.

But how can you build a truly sustainable and impactful business model for a social business or a new revenue-generating arm of your organization?

If you have a social business that you want to take to the next level of development, market and impact wise, this workshop is for you. It will provide you with study-cases, legal frameworks, validation methods and collaborative visual instruments that help you build a sustainable business model. The trainer’s experience on social entrepreneurship from different angles of activist, entrepreneur, Government member, and that of your peers will enable you to emerge from this two days with not only clarity but the pragmatism to put ideas to action.

Lecturer: Oana Toiu

24.06.2019 - 25.06.2019ImplementationENRO
Project Management in Arts and Culture

Project Management in Arts and Culture

Project Management is becoming an increasingly important competence in non-profit organisations. Temporary funds, project management requirements on the part of public authorities as well as trends and developments concerning volunteer work require efficient project management as well as new methods for managing project team integration. Additionally, project management is becoming crucial when implementing cooperation inside the NPO sector as well as with public institutions and corporations.

The workshop will be held in two days and aims at enabling participants to properly use project management methods and instruments throughout all phases of the project cycle, from project proposal to project realisation and successful completion. Thereby, special focus will be laid on distinctive features of non-profit organisations in the fields of arts and culture.

On the basis of selected real-life arts&culture projects of participants, project management competencies shall be acquired, discussed and deepened.

Lecturer: Christian Majer

03.06.2019 - 04.06.2019ImplementationENBA
People Management in Social Enterprises

People Management in Social Enterprises

Leaders of social enterprises face many tough questions when it comes to human resource management. This workshop provides a deep dive into the area of human resource management and sheds light on some of the challenges but also potential strategic and operational solutions.

You’ll learn how to intentionally design your company’s values and culture, recruit and hire the right people, adapt your organizational structure as you scale, and build effective teams. You’ll also learn how to manage employee performance, how to keep up motivation and how to use the Management 3.0 tools to support you.

We will use the method of blended learning: beside training modules, individual and small-group processes, case studies, methodological practice and feedback we will also practice coaching. As a result of the training you will see more clearly the relationship between behavior of people and the organizational behavior.

Lecturer: Noemi Ambrus

04.04.2019 - 05.04.2019Sustaining SuccessENHU
Advanced Financial Management

Advanced Financial Management

The workshop will focus on building financial analysis skills that could be used for strategic decision making in managing the organization. The workshop will have an important component on performance analysis and investigation of business drivers derived from financial information. Participants to this workshop will learn how to analyze past performance to derive information that will help them make evidence based decisions, build realistic financial projections and manage the organization with a vision for increased financial sustainability.

The workshop could be useful to mid to top management of NGOs that have developed or wish to develop an economic revenue generating arm to increase the overall sustainability of the organization. Management or relevant team members of small and medium limited liability enterprises driven by a social mission are also welcome to participate.

Lecturer: Sonia Oprean

25.03.2019 - 26.03.2019Resources & InnovationENAT
Managerial interviews

Managerial interviews

Workshop will be dedicated to different types of managerial interviews. It will focus on particular types of interviews, on the preparation, structure and ways of leading. Participants will become acquainted with the principles of particular interviews and will train model situations. They will practice leading the interviews, so they will be able to use them in their work.
The content of the workshop:

  • how to prepare for a managerial interview
  • types of interviews: job interview (hiring), motivational, evaluating, giving negative feedback, coaching + their specifics and focus
  • interviews from the point of view of the manager and the employee
  • the process and leading of the interview
  • reaction to emotions and their processing
  • verbal expression - appropriate use of words, verbal taboos, what to use and why
  • model situations and examples, practices, skills training

Lecturer: Olga Medlíková

09.05.2019 - 10.05.2019Sustaining SuccessCSCZ
How to successfully manage the finances of socially beneficial organizations, possibilities and sources of financing

How to successfully manage the finances of socially beneficial organizations, possibilities and sources of financing

The workshop is divided into two parts, the first day we will deal with sales and financial management issues. The second day is focused on current funding opportunities for nonprofit organizations, from social fund investments, fundraising to social banking lending.

Main topics:

  • sales in socially beneficial organizations
  • financial planning
  • funding sources
  • social bank
  • investments in socially beneficial enterprises
  • investments of socially beneficial funds
  • fundraising
  • Google grants

After the workshop participant will have a complete overview of the current possibilities of financing of socially beneficial organizations, as well as knowledge of the methods of planning and management of financial flows within the organization, and the possibility of sales.

14.01.2019 - 15.01.2019Resources & InnovationCSCZ
Digital Fundraising And Crowdfunding Course For Beginners

Digital Fundraising And Crowdfunding Course For Beginners

In recent years, the development of the Internet, social media and mobile devices has fundamentally changed the way in which nonprofit organizations can be in touch with their donors, build relationships, and gain their support. This makes it much easier and cheaper to launch a fundraising campaign or appeal. But how can we make sure that our appeal does not get lost among the hundreds of others? What motivates people to become online donors and how to enable them to donate quickly and easily? How do you choose from a number of domestic and foreign donation and crowdfunding portals? What are the basic ingredients of a successful crowdfunding appeal? How to deal with a ghost known as GDPR online? These and other questions will be answered by the course in digital fundraising and crowdfunding, which is designed especially for beginning and intermediate fundraisers.

Lecturers: Eduard Marček, Katarína Bartovičová

08.11.2018 - 09.11.2018Resources & InnovationSKCZ
Training: Towards financial sustainability: Cross-sector partnerships, fundraising from non-traditional donors and income generation for NGOs

Training: Towards financial sustainability: Cross-sector partnerships, fundraising from non-traditional donors and income generation for NGOs

The main goal of the training is to provide civil society organizations with knowledge and skills in fields of cross sector partnerships , fund raising from more sustainable and non traditional sources using tools and methodologies that include: private sector cooperation, campaigns towards citizens and creation of income generating models for civil societz organizations. This will strengthen them to be more sustainable, efficient and visible in achieving their social mission. The sessions will consist of the theoretic segments as well as best practice examples, group work and practical exercises. As final result, CSOs will understand better what changes and innovations they can implement in order to be more efficient, visible and sustainable.

Lecturers: Neven Marinović, Ivana Stancic

15.05.2019 - 16.05.2019Resources & InnovationSRRS
Increase your effectiveness by combining traditional and agile project management principles

Increase your effectiveness by combining traditional and agile project management principles

Efficient project management and outputs production that will maximize the impact by the users is the fundament of every successful organization, and is especially important for civil society organizations and social enterprises that often operate under very limited resources. The workshop will provide participants with the best principles and tools from both worlds - traditional project management based on methodologies such as PRINCE2, PMBOK and agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban and Lean. The principles will be assembled into an understandable framework suitable for quick implementation in organizations. Emphasis will be on processes, responsibilities, change management and communication. Participants will exercise through practical, relevant examples and make the base for implementation of effective project management in their organization.

Lecturers: Stjepan Mikec

13.03.2019 - 14.03.2019ImplementationHRHR
Training: Towards financial sustainability: Cross sector partnerships

Training: Towards financial sustainability: Cross sector partnerships

The main goal of the training is to provide civil society organizations with knowledge and skills in fields of cross sector partnerships , fund raising from more sustainable and non traditional sources using tools and methodologies that include: private sector cooperation, campaigns towards citizens and creation of income generating models for civil societz organizations. This will strengthen them to be more sustainable, efficient and visible in achieving their social mission. The sessions will consist of the theoretic segments as well as best practice examples, group work and practical exercises. As final result, CSOs will understand better what changes and innovations they can implement in order to be more efficient, visible and sustainable.

Lecturers: Neven Marinović, Ivana Stancic

04.02.2019 - 05.02.2019Resources & InnovationSRRS
Social Impact – How to measure it and why you should do it!

Social Impact – How to measure it and why you should do it!

Last couple of years, different stakeholders question effectiveness of private and public investments and projects implementation in different fields. Clear and visible, positive and systematic changes are rare. Hence, impact measurement and management are new topics that are getting more and more attention. But, there are no structured information on this topics that non-profits and social enterprises receive nowadays, there are few methodology / tools testing and validation processes going on, there are just some lessons learned and shared – in order to help investors, non-profits and social enterprises to gain higher positive social impact with their actions. With this workshop, participants will receive answers to key questions - what social impact really is, that is its importance, why we should bother with it and how. Through 2-day workshop, participants will be introduced to different methodologies and tools, as well as to steps necessary to be undertaken to choose the proper methodology for their organisations. Participants will, on their own examples, initiate the social impact measurement process for the project / program / organisation, which will be foundation for development and establishment of improved organisational / program management processes and business.

Lecturer: Sunčana Glavina Petričević

08.11.2018 - 09.11.2018Sustaining SuccessHRHR
The Importance of Visual Content in PR

The Importance of Visual Content in PR

This workshop is an intensive two-day training, intended for representatives of non-
Governmental organizations, with the aim to develop skills in relation to:

- Media and the public;
- creating messages and stories through which they can promote their public policies
- customizing messages with different communication channels and target groups,
- Understanding new visual communication tools;
- Setting goals for photo and video communication, quality content management
-understanding new PR tools related to social networks.

We will present you the latest PR tools, when and how to properly use them. We will introduce you to the basics of understanding the importance of visual communication, and developing of your skills
- Use of photo and video materials for encouraging interactivity with the media and other public;
- Easier planning and quality management of photo and video materials.

Lecturers: Milena KALEZIĆ, Katarina PRELEVIĆ, Tedora ŠKERO, Balša RAKOČEVIĆ, Ivan KNEŽEVIĆ

04.10.2018 - 05.10.2018Resources & InnovationMEME