Event Organiser: Clore Leadership

Event Dates: 08/05/2024 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Cost: From £10

Event Type: Training Courses

Event Location: Middlesbrough

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Skills Day: Finance for Leaders

Booking is now open for the next round of the Tees Valley Leadership Programmes Skills Days May – July 2024.

These stand-alone training days are packed full of useful tips and takeaways that you can apply to your work and leadership, no matter what the context.

The skills days are open to anyone working in the Tees Valley cultural sector whether for an organisation, independently or as a freelancer. Skills Days can help you to enhance your skills, build confidence and expand your network.

Finance for Leaders

  • Date: Wednesday 8 May 2024, 10 – 4pm
  • Venue: MIMA, Middlesborough

What’s involved?

The day will give you a vital introduction to key financial processes and an understanding into their purpose and function. You will learn about best practice in relation to the financial planning and the importance of good organisation, self-management and meeting legal requirements. You will reflect on the part finance plays in your organisations’ unique story / your freelance work as well as the wider contextual picture of financial management for cultural sector leaders.

This session is open to leaders with a range of financial literacy and experience and the content will be applicable for a wide range of roles, whether you work as a freelance or within an organisation.

What will I take-away?

  • An understanding of key financial processes and their purpose and function
  • Insight into what makes a sound finance planning process and best practice
  • A reference of key finance terms and what they mean
  • Reflection on your journey as a cultural leader and the role financial planning plays in your work


The fee for each leadership skills day is on a pay what you decide basis. There is a recommended minimum rate of £10 + VAT for individuals; £25 + VAT for organisations.

Freelance bursaries

A limited number of bursaries are available for freelancers at a fixed rate of £125 towards loss of earnings incurred due to attendance at this training event. Bursaries are only available to creative and cultural freelancers living or working within the Tees Valley and a limited number are available per event. Bursaries will be allocated on a first come first served basis and are subject to your attendance at the event.

To request a freelancer bursary please tick the box at the time of booking in Eventbrite . We will contact you via email to confirm the bursary allocation and outline next steps on how to make your claim.


We will ask for your access requirements as part of the event on-boarding. This might include (but isn’t limited to) live speech to text captioning, provision of or support for the costs for BSL interpretation; notetaking or audio description. If you would like a conversation with a member of our team before making your application, or would like support in completing the application form please email [email protected]

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