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JOIN ACTION PLANNING AT THE CHRISTIAN RESOURCES EXHIBITION
(AND GET FREE TICKETS!)

Free tickets offer!

Action Planning will be exhibiting as usual at the Christian Resources Exhibition at Sandown Park, Surrey on October 16-18. Come and talk to us about your fundraising challenges, governance issues, strategy development - anything really! If we can’t help (although we probably can!), we will likely know someone who can.

Better still, you can get into the whole exhibition and seminar programme free of charge – just click here.

Do come and join Action Planning at our stand – we hope to see you there!
 

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EUCONSULT AUTUMN CONGRESS
(INCLUDING EXTENDED EARLY-BIRD OFFER FOR ACTION PLANNING READERS!)

EUConsult will be holding its Autumn Congress for civil society consultants in The Hague, Netherlands on September 28-29. The wide range of discussions will focus on the theme: Citizen Participation and Volunteering in Europe – The growth of community action and how consultants can help.  Further details can be found here.

EUConsult has extended its early-bird deadline exclusively for friends and associates of Action Planning, by entering the special booking code APEUC (please also enter the code in the box for requests/special requirements). 

The Autumn Congress will provide third sector consultants with many excellent learning and networking opportunities in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Participants will take away many new ideas for enhancing their consultancy activities.

Better Procurement - 'Helping Organisations Buy Better' course.

This course is designed to provide a range of procurement skills for staff who have to carry out organisational sourcing and procurement activities from time to time, but for whom purchasing is not a core element of their role. The day will be spent looking at the procurement cycle from identifying the need, developing a specification, identifying suppliers, negotiating, dealing with sales tactics, awarding the business and managing ongoing contracts and supplier relationships.   The day will be interactive with the use of case studies, group discussions and DVDs. The course will look at the differences between buying goods and services, including consultancy and professional services.

The course will be delivered by a procurement practitioner who has over thirty years of procurement experience in the both the commercial and not-for-profit worlds, and who currently works in procurement for a household name international charity.  

The full day course will be run in Central London, at a cost of £180.00 including VAT.  

If you would like to be notified of forthcoming dates, please drop a brief email to office@actionplanning.co.uk.

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