Building Financial Sustainability & Re-imagining Organisations

Why choose Building Financial Sustainability & Re-imagining Organisations?

In partnership with BWB, we are delighted to present this course, designed to help charity leaders reframe their financial strategies to maximise impact, become more resilient and develop new models. The course will be highly interactive, allowing senior-level speakers to share their practical knowledge, enabling you to make lasting change in your organisations.

Course dates and costs

Programme Dates

In order to minimise the disruption to busy schedules, the programme is structured so that you come together for two days in October and two days in November:

  • Module 1: 16 & 17 October 2018
  • Module 2: 20 & 21 November 2018

The full programme costs £995 per person. VAT is not charged.

Please note, you can only book on to the full series and cannot book on to individual days or modules. Overnight accommodation, travel and other expenses are not covered by the cost noted above.

Who should attend

This course is aimed at CEOs, Finance Directors, Business Development Managers and Trustees of non-profit organisations.

If you are unsure whether you may be suitable for the course please contact us:

How to book/request an invoice

Booking for this programme has now closed.


As part of our Building Financial Sustainability & Re-imagining Organisations programme we are delighted to have pulled together an eclectic mix of top figures from throughout the nonprofit sector:

  • Mark Salway, Director of Sustainable Finance, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School
  • Sarah Ramsey, Senior Consultant, Bates Wells Braithwaites
  • Professor Andrew Hind, Honorary Visiting Professor, Cass Business School and former CEO of the Charity Commission
  • James Barrett, Co-lead for Leadership Development & Consultant, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School
  • Caroline Copeman, Senior Visiting Lecturer Lecturer and Consultant, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School
  • Jim Clifford OBE, Partner and Director of Impact and Advisory Services, Bates Wells Braithwaites
  • Chris Wright, Chief Executive, Catch22
  • Alex Skailes, Director, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School
  • Martin Houghton-Brown, CEO, St John Ambulance
  • Chris Kinsella, Finance Director, Ofcom

About the programme

This course helps charity professionals and trustees to reflect on the changing landscape, and develop strategies to evolve or reframe their organisations. This will involve developing new business models, and exploring techniques to proactively respond to a changing landscape.

Starting with strategy and focusing on impact, it will then develop ideas on financial sustainability, growth, implementing change and finally getting this change not to take root, to develop profound change.

It will also enable participants to network, share and learn from those with similar issues.

Benefits of the course for you

  • Develop your knowledge of cutting-edge tools and tactics
  • Create an opportunity for self-reflection and peer-to peer learning.

Benefits of the course for your organisation

  • Drive organisational change by developing new knowledge and skills
  • Generate new thinking about strategy, financial sustainability and growth
  • Develop a set of responses to ensure that your organisation can thrive in a tough operating environment.

"Very well thought through with brilliant presenters and innovative, current, relevant, thought provoking presentations and discussions." - previous Building Financial Sustainability participant.

To gain an overview of the programme, please download a flyer using the button above.