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.

Strategic & Operational Planning

18 July 2017

This workshop is for those wishing to gain a greater understanding as to the importance of an organisations strategic plan and the yearly business planning process. Participants will have the opportunity to work through the process of developing a business plan and gain a better understanding as to how this connects to their organisational strategic plan as well as their program management and...

ACTCOSS Data Series: A Data Driven Market for Outcomes

31 July 2017

In this session Andrew Means, Co-Founder at The Impact Lab and Head of beyond.uptake, will walk attendees through new ways funders and program providers are entering into Pay for Performance contracts and the important role that data is playing in driving this work forward.

ACTCOSS Data Series: Making the Most of Messy Data

1 August 2017

The perfect, clean, unbiased dataset doesn't exist, so how can we make the most of this messy data? In this session Andrew Means, Co-Founder at The Impact Lab and Head of beyond.uptake, will go over easy to employ methods that reduce the amount of messiness you are dealing with, extract all the value you can from your messy data, and communicate it in ways that are compelling to stakeholders...

ACTCOSS Data Series: Communicating with Data

1 August 2017

We need to find ways to visualize and communicate data in ways similar to telling great stories. In this session Andrew Means, Co-Founder at The Impact Lab and Head of beyond.uptake, will cover data visualization best practices and offer practical advice for how to communicate quantitative work in the most compelling manner possible for your audience.

Advanced Strategy, Risk & Governance Masterclass

25 August 2017

Would you and your Board benefit from the renewal of energy and the skills to become even more strategic and innovative? Do you have new Board Members who would benefit from the latest in strategic thinking and governance practices? Would you like the latest and most powerful strategies to get your board truly engaged and making the decisions that create the desired future for the community...

Opening up Equality in the ACT: The New Discrimination Grounds, and Beyond

29 August 2017

The ACT Human Rights Commission is providing free training for the community about ACT discrimination law.  This brand new interactive workshop will draw on real-life situations to enhance your understanding.

Recruitment and Engagement – How to get the right people...that stay

11 September 2017

This two part workshop includes a comprehensive overview of the principles of the recruitment and selection process, paired with a practical approach to induction and engagement strategies for new employees.

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training

5 October 2017

The training program, facilitated by Julie Moore (Koorimunication), includes modules such as cultural respect, effective communication, past policies and practices that have impacted upon Aboriginal people, and yarning circles on various topics.

Developing Quality and Continuous Improvement

26 October 2017

Maintaining and increasing the quality of our work and innovatively meeting the needs of individuals and communities is core business for effective and efficient community oriented organisations.

Planning and Time Management

8 November 2017

This workshop will provide emerging leaders and key staff with some new skills and tools that they can add to their workplace toolbox to ensure they are efficient, effective and resilient to operate in a busy and ever changing environment.