Let’s get professionally fit!

 BOOST your professional skillset and capacity to create change via your organisation or social enterprise! Book for 1 session or all 5 and get 1 free!


Tue 23 February 2021 | 10am – 11am

No doubt – 2021 will be a challenging year for fundraising. How can you fight fundraising fatigue?

In this HIIT session, Michelle Stein will provide a 3-step approach to reinvigorating yourself and your approach to funders and fundraising. You will learn the mindset shift needed to view fundraising differently, how storytelling can bring you closer to your supporters, as well as the key activity you should be concentrating on for success.

Each step is very practical and free to implement, making it ideal for any size organisation.

Michelle Stein is Head of Institutional Advancement at Zeitz MOCAA CT, where she oversees marketing and communications, philanthropy, membership and the museum’s US Friends Board. Previously, she worked for a range of charities in the UK including The British Museum and The Commonwealth Secretariat, where she built relationships with some of the UK’s most philanthropic families. Michelle is also a fundraising trainer and consultant at Handmade Fundraising – training teams in SA, USA, Australia, and Europe.  


Tue 2 March 2021 | 10am – 11am

A targeted and effective Public Relations (PR) plan is critical for any NonProfit wanting to create media exposure, sway consumer and donor opinion, and maintain a good reputation. 

As technology evolves, communicating with the public has only gotten more complex and expensive, yet PR remains a proven and effective approach that will offer you more bang for your buck. 

In this HIIT session, Liza-Jane Webb will show you how to build a public relations activity, write press releases, interact with the press, and leverage public relations to help your business succeed. 

Liza-Jane Webb is a multi-faceted Marketing Communications Strategist with 20 years of experience working on diverse local and international brands. She has collaborated with business pioneers and advertising innovators to produce commercially and creatively successful campaigns. Her client list includes Ladles of Love, PNA, Metropolitan, Santam, The Spur Corporation, Kellogg’s, Five Roses Tea, Freshpak Tea, and Elizabeth Arden. 


Tue 9 March 2021 | 10am – 11am

Learn how to use the Theory of Change to design programmes for a better social impact. 

In this HIIT session, Dena Lomofsky will explain the fundamentals of social change. Using practical examples, she will walk you through the key steps needed to build a Theory of Change. You will gain a practical understanding of Why and What makes the Theory of Change so special as design tool and for impactful programmes.  

Dena Lomofsky is an experienced trainer and programme designer. She has assisted many organisations with developing their Theories of Change, including Comic Relief, Innovation Edge and the Frontline AIDS. She also conducts theory-based evaluations.  

Dena is the Founder of Southern Hemisphere and has played a key role in the development of their training courses. She is the annual guest lecturer on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation for the MA Programme in Development Studies, Department of Sociology, UCT, and a trainer for On Think Tanks. 

Dena recently completed Theory of Change training for the South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association online professional development workshops.


Tue 16 March 2021 | 10am – 11am

The NonProfit Biz Model canvas is a simple ONE-page visual framework for how an organization creates and delivers value for both its beneficiaries and donors.   

It is a useful communication tool to concretely and clearly demonstrate your organisation’s strategy so that everyone can understand their interconnected role in creating impact. Its strength is in its simplicity. 

In this HIIT Session, Anna Shevel will work with you to reframe and test your current or new business strategies against this canvas, to help ensure that the value you create for your donors (clients) and your beneficiaries (users) is explicit.     

Anna Shevel is a facilitator, entrepreneur, creator, learner, and communicator. 

Her work profile spans facilitating, business strategy, communications, and designing full immersion experiences. She is the Founder of The Good Food Network and the #ONELOVESA Campaign which together with Operation Hunger was able to rapidly pivot to creating new feeding schemes during the very early days of COVID-19.  



Tue 23 March 2021 | 10am – 11am

NonProfit financial management is not just about keeping accounting records. It is important to consider finances throughout the running of your non-profit organisation.  

In this HIIT session, Jonathan Henning will explain the essential building blocks for financial control of any NPO (or business). He will help you to assess your NPOs financial health to ensure that you are efficiently planning, organising, controlling and monitoring the financial resources of your NPO to achieve your objectives, especially in these uncertain times. 


Jonathan Henning is a Director and Wealth Manager at Kanan Wealth. He is a CFP®️ with a BCom Hons in Financial Analysis & Portfolio Management, and a Post Grad in Financial Planning. With a keen eye for risk, Jonathan assists organisations navigate around potential dangers and helps guide them to financially stronger positions. Having been a social entrepreneur himself and having worked closely with multiple other social enterprises and NPOs in developing their business/impact models, Jonathan fully understands the financial and resource challenges (and opportunities) of social organisations. He also serves as the Treasurer of the Mensch board.