21-22 August Managing for the First Time run by LEVELheaded at its training centre in London. Covers the role of a manager, giving and receiving praise managing work, motivation and information giving.
Contact: 020 7538 9387
3 September The Professionals? run by Association of Chief Officers of Scottish Voluntary Organisations at West Park Centre, Dundee. A conference exploring what professionalism means to voluntary sector leaders today.
Contact: 01382 647171
5 September Building Sustainability: income generation from buildings run by BASSAC and NCVO in London. Action learning event offers understanding of how acquiring property and managing property can help build sustainability.
Contact: 020 7520 2519
6-7 September Forum 3 run by Charity People at the Business Design Centre, London. Entrance is free for this annual job recruitment and voluntary fair with CV advice clinics also available.
Contact: 020 7636 4536
16-18 September NEA Annual Conference 2002 at the Manchester Conference Centre, UMIST. Examines energy-efficient alternatives to fuel, which offer a permanent solution to the problems of fuel poverty.
Contact: 0191 261 5677
17 September Dealing with difficult situations run by Environmental Trainers Network at Create Centre, Bristol. Looks at causes of conflict and the importance of effective communication and body language when managing difficult people.
Contact: 0121 358 2155
17-18 September The Professional Fundraising Conference & Show at the Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London. Run by Professional Fundraising magazine. Two-day conference with seminars for all levels of fundraiser from all sizes of organisation.
Contact: 0845 345 0848.