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Telling a compelling story about your organisation is not just about captivating stakeholders and the wider public: it is a leadership skill.

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CEO in Crisis

With pressure and expectation from all sides, being a CEO can be a lonely and difficult experience. Our CEO in Crisis service helps our members when the relationship with their chair has broken down.

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Workshops & training

New & Emerging Leaders

April – July 2020

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Discounted DBS checks

Our online service for managing Disclosure and Barring Service checks saves ACEVO members time and money.

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Discounted DBS checks

Our online service saves ACEVO members time and money. 

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Cyber Security

Losing access to IT systems, having funds stolen or suffering a data breach could be devastating. Fortunately, you don’t need to be an expert but you do need to know enough about cyber security to have a conversation with your IT staff. Join us to learn the right questions to ask.

ACEVO’s publication Leading the CEO and chair to effective governance has really helped us shape an organisation that’s fit for purpose with a board and executive that are both functioning well.

Julio Abraham, CEO, Derby City Mission

I immediately used the ACEVO's leadership competencies in my recent review with my chair as I thought they perfectly captured what it means to be a CEO in our sector.

Kim Shutler-Jones, CEO, The Cellar Trust

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