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Organisational Development

We are experts in delivering Organisational Development programmes for arts and cultural organisations. We have worked with a range of partners and funders to design training programmes that ensure particpating organisations are given the very best guidance available.

We offer 3 key Organisational Development packages, however, all of our packages are tailor made to meet the needs of an individual organisation or group:

  • Rapid Response: A 2-level enhanced diagnostic and remedial service for organisations facing imminent financial difficulty or rapid re-orientation due to financial pressures.
  • Better Business: A 3-level review and business planning service, including all aspects of business appraisal, planning and forecasting, and new enterprise formation as required.
  • Good Governance: This service provides review and recommendations for legal structure, board skills and duties, management of governance, and best practice.

Full details of our Organisational Development programmes can be found in our services brochure.

Case Study: Progress 2

In 2011 we ran Progress 2 (funded by Arts Council East Midlands), a development programme for 35 small and emerging arts organisations from the East Midlands. Progress 2 offered one-to-one business consultancy support; a series of training seminars covering financial management, fundraising, social media, and governance; and bespoke support awards of up to £1000 towards individual areas of development identified through the programme.