Review and Rationalisation of Collections Presentation
Presentation from Collections Trust training delivered by Sarah Brown.
Culture Change Guide: toolkit: developing diverse talent, workforce and leadership
The Culture Change Guide is a toolkit from Arts Council England that's been guided by best practice recruitment principals and explores how you can think about developing a diverse workforce and leadership. It contains case studies and best practice examples from the arts and culture sector and beyond, with guidance on how to recruit and support diverse talent in an organisation, and how to capture and use diversity data.
Derby Museums Human-Centred Design and Co-production Handbook
Handbook produced by Derby Museums to support the use of a co-production approach and human-centred design in museum development.
Sample Partnership Agreement
Example of a partnership agreement - between our fictional Bugsley Museum and the imaginary arts organisation Bugshire Arts.
Keep it legal - volunteering risk toolkit
Publication by Volunteering England to help organisations understand and manage risks associated with working with volunteers
Materials from 'Improve your Museum, Save Time and Money with Lean Systems Thinking'
Workshop held at Milestones Museum, Basingstoke on 2 March 2015. Participants learned how to improve the way they do things through an interactive and entertaining day led by practitioner Debbie Brown. They learned key skills in Process Improvement and how Lean Systems Thinking can help a museum to run more smoothly, with customers who are happier and staff and volunteers who are more motivated.
Feasibility Study into Collaborative Purchasing of Goods and Services by Museums
This study was produced for York Museums Trust and Museum Development Programme in Yorkshire.
Energy Action Group
In the West Midlands a number of museums are taking practical action to introduce energy-efficient steps to reduce their bills and ‘green’ their projects at the same time. Kenneth Shaw describes what DTA Wales’ Energy Buying Group is doing for them.
SEWS Volunteer Management training Evaluation Report, Sept 2013
The evaluation report from the SEWS Museum Development 2-day volunteer management training, run in March/April 2013 and May/June 2013.
Heritage Assets - CIPFA Code, 2011-12
Information for Local Authorities and recording their heritage assets.
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Finance Fundamentals'
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Finance Fundamentals' event held at Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum on 16 January 2014.
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Becoming an Entrepreneurial Museum'
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Becoming an Entrepreneurial Museum' events held at Gilbert White's House & Garden & The Oates Collection on 27 January 2014 and at Brading Roman Villa on 28 January 2014.
Materials from Hampshire Solent 'Planning for the Future: Easy Steps to a Forward Plan' Event 16 June 2014
Materials, resources and links from 'Planning for the Future: Easy Steps to a Forward Plan' Accreditation training event facilitated by Vicky Dawson and delivered in collaboration between the South West and South East Museum Development teams on 16 June 2014 at SeaCity Museum, Southampton.
Delivering Culture and Sport More Efficiently
Guidance from the Local Government Association about new ways of delivering culture and sport services. Includes guides on externalising services, social enterprise, devolved governance for museums, libraries and archives and transfer of local authority heritage assets.