Learning Hub

Below you will find links to both interactive elearning courses and recordings of online training webinars,
all of which are original and completely free to access.

Elearning courses

This online elearning course focuses on learning from failure. By the end of the session you should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of learning from failure
  • List factors which prevent us learning from failure in conservation
  • Identify how you can improve team culture in terms of recognising and exploring failure
  • Identify specific systems and tools which can help you lead learning from failure

Welcome to module 1 of the Good Fund Management elearning course. By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the differences between a contract and a grant agreement        
  • Complete a Roles and Responsibilities form for fund management and describe the consequences of these being unclear         
  • Examine a draft funding agreement and be able to identify areas of concern.

In this online elearning module, we will cover procurementauthorisation procedures and supporting documentation. By the end of the module you should be able to: 

  • Describe what procurement is and basic best practice principles
  • Identify problematic spending patterns  
  • Identify common supporting documents requested by funders and where to keep them

During this module we will continue to look at key areas of importance during fund implementation. By the end of this module, you should be able to: 

  • Explain how a strong relationship with a funder is created and maintained 
  • Describe best practice in terms of fund monitoring and reporting 
  • Identify potential issues in a fund financial report 
  • Identify management approaches for exchange rate fluctuation.

Welcome to the fourth and final module of this course! Here we’re looking at what happens at the end of a funding period. By the end of this module you will be able to: 

  • Describe the main purpose of an audit 
  • Identify how to prepare for and support an audit 
  • Design a checklist for fund closure 
  • Identify the pros and cons of no cost extensions 

By the end of this online elearning course, you will be able to:

  • Identify common sources of conflict  
  • Categorise conflicts you have experienced by their source 
  • Describe four types of instinctive responses to stress and how to mitigate these 
  • Identify your natural conflict resolution tendencies  
  • Explain principled negotiation and use it to design your own conflict resolution strategy

This online elearning course explores stakeholder engagement, with a particular emphasis on community stakeholders. We’ll look at why stakeholder engagement is crucial to effective and equitable conservation, and how we can engage more effectively with community stakeholders.

Created by Fauna & Flora International, with thanks to support by Arcadia –a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.

Webinars

A webinar recording, broadcast in April 2022, covering roles and responsibilities of external restricted grant management, how to review a contract or grant agreement, procurement best practice and adapting to donors requirements and supporting documentation.

Created by Fauna & Flora International, with thanks to support by Arcadia –a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.

This webinar recording, made in June 2022, covers what we mean by good governance, why its important, what makes a balanced board and troubleshooting common problems such as how do you recruit trustees?

Created by Fauna & Flora International, with thanks to support by Arcadia –a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.

This webinar recording, made in May 2022, covers the basic risk management cycle at an organisational level, including how to identify, assess and prioritise risks faced by your organisation.

Created by Fauna & Flora International, with thanks to support by Arcadia –a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.

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