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July 2011

Matrix Financial Management a Good Investment for FamS

by Matrix on Board Staff on July 25, 2011

NSW Family Services Inc. (FamS) is the Peak body for non Government family services in NSW.  FamS supports the 300 outlets throughout the State by promoting the family support model; advocating for appropriate policy frameworks and funding and training in Results Based Accountability, SCARF case management model, PlayPower and Family Support Principles.  We want the […]

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Free Tours of Board Support Online Board Portal

by Matrix on Board Staff on July 25, 2011

Nonprofit Board members should take advantage of a free opportunity now being offered by Matrix on Board. Morri Young, Matrix MD is giving tours of our new Board Support online board portal powered by BoardEffect®. The tours include the basics of e-governance in general along with an introduction to this first service in our Board […]

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NFP Board Member Hour

by Matrix on Board Staff on July 24, 2011

We want every NonProfit and social enterprise to make a positive and sustainable impact on their community. We believe that your organisation is truly responsible for its own destiny and we will help you to develop well-considered plans and budgets and have effective management and financial systems in place. Our Commitment to Promoting Good Governance […]

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Strategic Planning Clinic for HUB Melbourne

by Matrix on Board Staff on July 22, 2011

Michael McGann of Matrix, Melbourne had the opportunity last week to visit a unique working space across from Southern Cross Station, Hub Melbourne. Michael presented a two-hour clinic for Hub Melbourne members to look at the elements of Strategic Planning. Hub Melbourne is an exciting social enterprise and member organisation that provides members with unique meeting […]

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Matrix at Annual Disability Employment Services Conference

by Matrix on Board Staff on July 22, 2011

Every year, Disability Employment Australia hosts the Annual Disability Employment Services Conference, or the ACE Conference. Nerida Nettelbeck and Carolyn Shopland of Matrix on Board had the opportunity to attend this year, 28–30 June in Brisbane. Support for the Disabilities Industry Matrix supports organisations in the disabilities industry through training, planning and development and financial […]

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KICKING THE DIRT IN THE NAME OF TRAINING: a field visit to Maningrida Brad Aitken, Training Coordinator for Matrix on Board Training recently took a field trip to Maningrida, a remote aboriginal community, to assess a student enrolled in the Certificate III in Community Services Work course. “It is always exciting to experience firsthand what […]

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What a Good Management Skills Trainer Knows

by Matrix on Board Staff on July 22, 2011

“1.  Hand out the PLAY-DOH® and encourage participants to take a lump and play with it.” Is this the beginning of a preschool daily lesson plan? Or an art class activity for mums and bubs? No. It’s the first instruction in a training manual for Michelle Taylor’s Introduction to Management Skills Workshop! Different Training Techniques […]

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