Networkology’ is the word we use to describe the ‘art & science’ of creating high-performing disability networks/resource groups.
About the workshop webinars
PurpleSpace founder and CEO, Kate Nash OBE will lead and chair this engaging day full of webinars for new, budding or experienced network/resource group leaders. We have five enticing webinars for our members to digitally gain the skills and knowledge to strengthen your network and resource groups.
This series of fully-captioned online workshops is perfect if you:
- Are running network/resource group - no matter where you are on the globe
- Need some inspiration from the PurpleSpace team
- Want to help your network/resource group to grow and thrive
Workshop 1: Making the business case for network/resource group investment - 10:00 - 10:30 (BST)
Having a powerful business case as part of your toolkit is essential to ensuring the success of your network. Here we will share how to build a solid business case for your network /resource group.
Guest Speaker: Sally Ward
Workshop 2: Creating the right governance and structure - 11:15 – 12:15 (BST)
This digital workshop will help you deliver your network/resource group's objectives with clear lines of communication and accountability. We appreciate that every network every organisation is different. In this workshop, we will share our expert advice with you to help you to build a highly successful network.
Guest Speaker: Sarah Hindle from TSB
Workshop 3: Recruiting and engaging with volunteers - 12:45 – 13:45 (BST)
We know that many of you do amazing work with your network/resource groups with limited time. Having volunteers to help with the workload is crucial to being effective. Join this webinar to hear how other members get volunteers on board.
Guest Speaker: Heather Connery from Willis Towers Watson
Workshop 4: Securing an executive sponsor/champion and working with them successfully - 14:30 – 15:30 (BST)
The role of a disability champion or executive sponsor is crucial to ensuring that your network/erg has support that reaches all parts of the organisation. In this webinar, we will share insights into how to secure a champion that is right for your network and how to work with them to the advantage of your network.
Guest Speaker: Rob Munns from Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Workshop 5: Creating purposeful, realistic objectives and measure performance over time - 16:00 – 16:30 (BST)
Networks who ask the question “how will we know if we are successful” are likely to make consistent progress over time. This digital workshop will enable you to understand the ways in which your network/resource group can set measurable, achievable impactful objectives.
Guest Speaker: Sally Ward
How to book
PurpleSpace members, please click on the registration links above to book your place on each session.
Please note: Only attendance at all five webinars will contribute to your full Networkology certificate. For any questions about this event please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for registration is 17:00 BST on Friday 24th April.
If you are not a member and would like information on how to join our community then email email@example.com.