ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Workshops & Seminars

Upcoming workshops, seminars, network events and learning forums we're running are listed here. Find out more about each event and how to register below.

ACTCOSS offers a variety of programs and can tailor them to your organisation. Find out more about our learning and development programs.

Access information about past workshops and seminars.

Building Better Boards: The ACTCOSS Governance Workshop Program Over Two Sessions

7 February 2018

ACTCOSS Governance workshops are designed to meet the needs of people interested in, or who have recently been, appointed to a board member position with a not-for-profit organisation in the ACT. This training targets people who have never been on a board or who have limited experience on boards. The workshops are interactive with participants contributing their own experiences and...

Ashurst Not-for-Profit Health Check

20 February 2018

Ashurst and ACTCOSS are delighted to invite small not-for-profit community organisations to Ashurst's Not-for-Profit Health Check; a day-long workshop comprising seminars on key legal issues in the morning and the opportunity to sit down with our lawyers and evaluate aspects of the legal 'health' of your organisation in the afternoon.

As places are limited to 8 organisations, we ask...

Effective Communications

27 February 2018

Communication skills are an essential component of a productive workplace, allowing people to work together cohesively and professionally. Strong communication skills means you can adapt yourself to new and different situations, better understand the behaviour of others, successfully negotiate solutions and avoid and resolve conflict.

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training

8 March 2018

This training program includes modules on cultural respect, effective communication, past policies and practices that have impacted upon Aboriginal people, and yarning circles on various topics.

Developing Teams

11 April 2018

This workshop is designed to equip emerging and existing Team Leaders and Managers with knowledge and skills that will assist them to create and support a highly effective team.

Managing Performance

11 April 2018

This workshop is designed to equip emerging and existing Team Leaders and Managers:

Facilitation Skills

13 June 2018

Excellent facilitation skills are fundamental for workplace leadership but not always easy to master. This workshop will provide an understanding of facilitation practice that can be applied in meetings and a range of other forums. The workshop will introduce participants to techniques and approaches that will enable participants to be a confident and effective facilitator.