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Good governance: Effective trustee boards

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Brunswick Court

Brunswick Square

Bristol

BS2 8PE

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Who's this course for?

This course is aimed at directors/chief executives who are responsible for managing a board of trustees. It is also suitable for members of a board of trustees to attend.

Governance is the Board’s responsibility. It is about:

  • Ensuring the organisation has a clear mission and strategy NOT developing it
  • Ensuring the charity is well managed NOT managing it
  • Giving guidance on the overall allocation of resources NOT precise numbers
  • Taking responsibility for the organisation’s performance NOT performance management
  • Ultimately, providing Insight, Wisdom and Good Judgment


Course Content

Collective responsibility:

  • Direction of the organisation
  • Legal responsibilities

Leadership within a framework of controls:

  • Controls Assurance
  • Quality of services to beneficiaries
  • Safety of beneficiaries
  • Financial management
  • Risk management

Looking ahead:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Setting objectives
  • Monitoring Progress

Standards, organisational values and obligations

  • Standards
  • Codes of conduct
  • Openness

The role of the Chair

  • Leadership, communication, arranging information to and evaluation of the Board


Preparation

Trainer profile

John Teller is a former CEO in the voluntary sector and has served on boards in the voluntary and public sectors. John is also a Community Mentor for Voscur and provides training on board development. John has a Certificate of Training in Social Work; Teaching Qualification; MSc in Policy Studies; Institute of Directors Course in Management Direction.


Please note: If there is insufficient bookings (enough to cover trainer costs) before the 11th April 2017, this course may be cancelled and a full refund will be given.

Ticket priority will be given to members who paid a membership fee to join SWIDN.

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Brunswick Square

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BS2 8PE

United Kingdom

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