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Clarity about purpose and strategy

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The trustee board or non profit board is responsible for ensuring that the charity or non profit is clear about why it exists and how it will bring about its goals. It needs to ensure that the organisation is indeed making progress towards its goals. Charity trustees have a lega

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Strategic group mapping

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If you want to understand your environment and its implications in greater depth, it might be helpful to look more widely and add your beneficiary needs into the mix. In this way, you can also consider the important factors affecting other organisations in your specialist sector (

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Making sense of your environment

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Trends and forces from the outside world The extent to which you can deliver your mission will depend upon trends and forces from the outside world. There are resources that will help you find out more about these forces, then plan how your organisation can work with them to gr

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Time management

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What is time management? Good time management helps you to keep your work under control. As the time you have is finite – you can never have more than 24 hours a day – maximising the use of the time you have available is essential. Nothing is worse than feeling that you h

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Planning for monitoring and evaluation

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The importance of planning  Planning is a key stage in the monitoring and evaluation cycle. Organisations should think about: Why do we want to do it and for whom? What will we monitor and evaluate? How will we do it? Who will do it and do we have the right skills? When w

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Project management

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Being a project manager can be compared to being a conductor of an orchestra. A conductor has to get all the musicians to play together so they create beautiful music, appreciated by the audience. In the same way, a project manager has to get all the people and resources working

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Board succession planning

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Board succession planning is a way of ensuring a board remains effective by maintaining a steady supply of trustees with relevant skills and attributes.The rules governing the appointment of new trustees and their term of office (length of appointment) are usually set out in a c

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What is campaigning?

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Campaigning: a definition You may call it campaigning, activism, advocacy, influencing, voice, lobbying, policy work, protest - but these words are drawn together by the theme of ‘change' and how people achieve the change they want to see in the world. The Good Guide to Camp

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Definitions of strategy

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Strategy can be seen as a means of mobilising an organisation to get to its future. Here are some statements which illustrate the impact of having a strategy and the benefits to the organisation. Strategy is about giving an organisation purpose and direction, motivating trustee

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An introduction to strategy

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What is strategy? How do we link strategy to performance so that we can really: maximise our impact get full value from our activities make sure we are doing the right things as well as doing them right?  Strategy: a definition, if you are new to strategy, start here. V

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