Community Organisations

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Course Description

This is a series of eight modules that are designed to make you more effective in your role as a Community Leader.

The content was written by Dr. Bob Bates. Bob has worked in and around community organisations for several years. Over the past five years, he has worked with the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner (OPCC) on issues relating to Knife Crime and Stop & Search and with the Birmingham Voluntary Service Council (BVSC) on projects related to Covid Relief, Neighbourhood Working and Holiday Playschemes. Bob has also had several books published, including the non-fiction best-selling Little Book of BIG Management Theories and Little Book of BIG Coaching Models. His books on Learning Theory and Learning Needs and Disabilities are now recommended texts at most UK university teacher training departments.  


That by the end of the session, learners will have

  • an understanding of what the term organization means
  • how to apply the theory of organizational culture as a means of understanding how things work in their own organization
  • what impact change in their organizational culture will have on people and processes.

Learning Outcome

That by the end of the session, the learner will have a deeper understanding of how organizations function and how to manage any change processes required by the organization.