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  • External environment analysis

    Sustainability and the success of your non profit organisation will only be realised if you are aware of the forces and trends affecting your external environment.

  • Definitions of strategy

    What is a 'strategy' and why it helps to have one.

  • How to guide on buying property vs leasing property

    The cost of buying or leasing property can often be a charity’s largest outgoing. What should you consider when deciding whether to buy or lease a property?

  • How to close down a project or organisation

    In these tough times, lots of projects and organisations are finding themselves facing a prospect no-one relishes, and people don’t often plan for - the task of closing down their project or even their organisation. This guide is designed to give you some tips for a smooth wind-down. The suggestions here are based on the experiences of staff at the Mersey Basin Campaign, which closed its doors in March 2010, after a successful 25-year campaign to clean up the waterways of the Mersey and Ribble river basins.

  • Integrate into performance management

    How to include your strategy in the performance management of your organisation, staff, volunteers and trustees.

  • Package your strategy to ensure alignment

    Develop a strategy statement as a way of engaging and including staff, volunteers and beneficiaries in your new strategy.

  • Engaging hearts and minds in strategy

    Your strategy is only real when you implement it. To do that you need to engage and align people.

  • Cost benefit analysis

    Summing up the costs and benefits associated with a strategic option.

  • The strategic plan

    Your non profit organisation's strategic plan shows you know the direction in which you are heading and how to get there.

  • Using strategy to weather the storm

    How strategy can be used to help organisations weather the storm, as seen by Tim Wilson, former director of performance programme at NCVO Charities Evaluation Services.

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