So now I understand far more about how it works !
The course was run by The NCVO and was a good social networking occasion in reality as I learnt a lot from the other people on the course
Supporting organisations large and small to create successful collaborations: www.ncvo-vol.org.uk/advice-support/collaborative-working
Helping organisations to achieve more through effective use of ICT: www.ncvo-vol.org.uk/advice-support/ict
Thanks very much Louise