Building Financial Sustainability & Re-Imagining Organisations

This essential programme empowers the charity leader to redefine their financial and business models to maximise impact

Key information

Start date
29th April 2022
5 half days across 2 months

Programme Dates

This programme will consist of five half day online workshops on the following dates:

  • Friday 29th April 2022
  • Friday 6th May 2022
  • Friday 20th May 2022
  • Friday 27th May 2022
  • Friday 10th June 2022

All sessions will run from 09:00 to 12:30.

Prior to the start of the online workshops, participants will need to complete approximately five hours of preparation self-study, for which video materials will be provided.

PLEASE NOTE: This series is now fully booked. Please complete this form to register your interest in the next series of the programme. We will then contact you with more information when it is available.

Programme Costs

We are offering the early-bird rate of £650pp for delegates from nonprofit organisations booking before the 31st March 2022. After the 31st March 2022, the full fee for this programme for delegates from nonprofit organisations will be £795pp.

This programme fee covers the five virtual workshops, all self-study preparation videos and other course materials; and a 1:1 call with a programme leader.

Please read our cancellation policy.

PLEASE NOTE: This series is now fully booked. Please complete this form to register your interest in the next series of the programme. We will then contact you with more information when it is available.

Who Should Attend

This programme is aimed at CEOs, Finance Directors, Business Development Managers, other senior staff and Trustees of non-profit organisations.

If you are unsure whether you may be suitable for the course please contact us:

Why choose our Building Financial Sustainability programme?

This programme is designed to help charity professionals and trustees to reflect on the changing operational and financial landscape and develop strategies to evolve or re-frame their organisations. Building Financial Sustainability and Re-imagining Organisations (BFS&RO) will involve helping your organisation to adapt and evolve in the post Covid-19 landscape.

Benefits to you

  • Develop your knowledge of cutting-edge tools and tactics
  • Create an opportunity for self-reflection and peer to peer learning
  • Benefit from a 30 minute individual call with a programme tutor

Benefits to your organisation

  • Drive organisational change by developing new knowledge and skills
  • Generate new thinking about strategy and financial sustainability based around your organisational impact
  • Develop a set of responses to ensure that your organisation can thrive in a tough operating environment (and in the context of COVID-19)

Programme leaders

The programme will be led by Mark Salway and Sara Ramsey. You will also hear from external speakers from social enterprises and charities, all chosen for their thought leadership in these areas.

Mark Salway
Mark is Managing Director at Moore Kingston Smith, NonProfit Advisory Services, and was previously Director of Sustainable Finance for CCE. He is a Visiting Lecturer on our Charities Master's programme. Mark has extensive experience both as a Finance Director at CARE International UK and Cats Protection. He has also twelve years consulting experience at CCE, KPMG and Moore Kingston Smith. He has also run his own businesses.

Sara Ramsey
Sara is an experienced COO, Finance Director and Advisor. She enjoys working with CEOs and Entrepreneurs, facilitating them in transforming their visions and goals into reality. Sara is Founder of the ForGood Network which helps organisations develop effective partnerships and maximise the impact on their networks.

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COVID-19 response

The latest information about City, University of London’s response to the pandemic can be found on the students and visitors page.

Our staff, consultants and faculty remain dedicated to supporting our clients during this challenging time; please feel free to reach out with any questions or requests to