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Outsourcing for charities

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Are you struggling to make cost savings while trying to maintain the same level of services? Outsourcing can be a very effective way of managing your organisation's operating costs. Learn about the dos and don'ts of handing a process over to a third party and successfully managing your outsourcing relationship.
Format: Four online training videos and downloadable resources.

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Find out more about your trainer, Mark Freeman.

Course structure

  • what is outsourcing and why outsource?
  • what and where to outsource
  • how to outsource effectively
  • how to manage outsourcing relationships

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you’ll be able to:

  • understand how outsourcing can benefit your organisation
  • determine which process, function or individual item can be outsourced
  • write a requirements document and select your partner
  • understand how to implement and monitor outsourcing
  • create communication channels for your outsourcing relationship.

Video one: what is outsourcing and why outsource? Watch two minutes for FREE!

Video two: what and where to outsource. Watch two minutes for FREE!

Video three: how to outsource effectively. Watch two minutes for FREE!

Video four: managing your outsourcing relationship. Watch two minutes for FREE!

Further resources

Downloadable report from Charity Business: 'Outsourcing as a strategy during a recession'. The report is provided upon purchase of the training course.

About the trainer

Originally from Calgary in Canada, Mark Freeman is an Arthur Andersen qualified chartered accountant. He has been involved in the UK charity sector since 1995 and is well known for his work in re-engineering charity finances and operations, and managing rapid growth. He launched Charity Business in March 2000 after being involved in two major research exercises – one for Marie Curie Cancer Care and one with business consultancy Arthur Andersen – which conclusively showed that using shared services would result in substantial savings for UK charities.

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