Organisational Health

Organisational Health

We are committed to working with museums looking to challenge ways of working and evolve into more resilient organisations.

Heather Lomas supports our Organisational Heath Review programme, she works collaboratively with museum governing bodies and teams to enable an in-depth organisational review of a museum, from governance and succession planning for trustees to forward planning, operations and people.  Heather develops a programme of intervention focussed on encouraging sustainability and  based on the specific needs of each museum.  Delivery is through a range of workshop sessions, one to one support and discussion, provision of resources and advice.

The programme also supports museums with one off advice and support, so please contact Heather if you require support.

If you would like more information about our support in this area, please contact Organisational Health , Heather Lomas.

Volunteering Needs Report 2021

Volunteering Needs Report 2021

Volunteering in museums has been significantly impacted by the pandemic and the needs of museums in our region have evolved. As such we asked organisations across the East Midlands to complete a short survey in March 2021, to gather information about volunteering at...

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Business Planning In A Crisis Training Film

Business Planning In A Crisis Training Film

MDEM want to support museums through this challenging period. As such we are developing a range of online resources to help museum staff and volunteers in a variety of areas relating to business continuity. In this short training film Heather Lomas, Organisational...

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Organisational Health Check

Organisational Health Check

The Museums’ Organisational Health Check is a self-assessment tool for museums which is now being used across all of the English Regions by the Museum Development Network. It is designed as an indicator to help you highlight your museum’s current best practice,...

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Introduction to Museum Accreditation

Introduction to Museum Accreditation

Are you new to Museum Accreditation or considering whether or not the scheme is the right fit for your organisations? On this page you’ll find a range of resources aimed at explaining the scheme to new and potential applicants. In this introductory video Accreditation...

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