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Governance and Trustees Responsibilities

Effective Governance Training for Charity Board of Trustees

  • Ended
  • 600 British pounds
  • 121 Brooker Road

Service Description

This 2-day training program equips charity board members with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their governance Day 1: Foundations of Effective Governance 1. Introduction to Governance in Charities • The critical role of trustees in charitable organisations. • Overview of the charity sector and its impact. 2. Legal and Regulatory Framework • Understanding charity law and governance regulations. • Trustees' legal responsibilities and obligations. 3. Charity Governance Models • Different governance structures and their implications. • Tailoring governance models to fit your organization's needs. 4. Roles and Responsibilities of Trustees • In-depth exploration of trustees' fiduciary duties. • Navigating conflicts of interest and ethical considerations. 5. Effective Board Meetings • Strategies for productive board meetings. • Decision-making processes and consensus-building. 6. Transparency and Accountability • Promoting transparency in governance. • Best practices for accountability and reporting. Day 2: Strategic Leadership and Impactful Governance 1. Strategic Planning and Implementation • The trustee's role in strategic planning. • Aligning the charity's mission and vision with strategic goals. 2. Financial Oversight and Risk Management • Financial stewardship and budgetary oversight. • Identifying and mitigating risks to the organization. 3. Fundraising and Resource Mobilisation • Trustees' involvement in fundraising efforts. • Effective donor engagement and diversifying income streams. 4. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Governance • The importance of DEI in charity governance • Strategies for promoting inclusivity and diversity on the board. 5. Succession Planning and Leadership Development • Preparing for leadership transitions. • Developing a pipeline of future trustees and leaders. 6. Evaluating Board Performance • Assessing the board's effectiveness. • Using evaluations for continuous improvement. Benefits for Charity Board of Trustees: • A solid understanding of their roles and legal obligations. • Enhanced governance skills, including ethical decision-making and transparency. • Proficiency in strategic planning and alignment with organisational goals. • Competency in financial oversight, risk management, and fundraising. • Insights into promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the board. • Preparation for leadership transitions and succession planning. • Tools to evaluate and improve the board's overall performance.

Contact Details

  • 121 Brooker Road, Waltham Abbey, UK


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