Improving access to cultural collections
Understand the value of examining and recording the condition of your collection and individual items in the collection.
Understand how best practice and benchmarking can help museums, galleries and libraries.
Learn to write a mission statement and collections policy for your museum, gallery or library.
Budgetary process in terms of planning, controlling and reviewing income and expenditure, and the achievement of objectives.
How knowing the significance of an object can help institutions set priorities for work programs and the allocation of resources.
Understand the need to assess the extent of a disaster, and quickly assemble the resources you need to deal with it.
Be aware of your responsibilities in relation to health and safety issues.
Explore common goals for both paid staff and volunteers and the potential advantages of having volunteers in your organisation.
Be familiar with a variety of display techniques which can help minimise the risks caused by public access.
Kinds of networks that exist and how particular networks can help you.
Understand how the skills of the people who work with your collections can best be used to help the organisation meet its objectives.