San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Good Governance Masterclass Series 2016
Governance as Leadership: Framing the Work of the Board
(Catering will be provided)
Discount available for FULL programme of Masterclasses, click here – Members £190, Non Members £215 (Cost per single workshop: £60 ACOSVO Member, £70 Non-Member)
The past decade of ups and downs in the economy, changes in political landscape and the waxing and waning of Government priorities have highlighted the important role of the third sector in local communities across Scotland. The importance of good governance for third sector organisations to successfully fulfil that role cannot be underestimated. Board members who are new to the role and those who are seasoned continue to express their desire for on-going support to understand and carry out their governance responsibilities and to develop their capacity to make decisions and provide leadership in challenging times.
The outputs and benefits of the seminars will be:
- Identification of available resources and good practice guides with discussion about how they apply in various Trustee roles
- Discussion stimulated by participant experience in light of recent research
- Encouraging greater awareness and debate about governance and its significance for the voluntary and community sectors in Scotland
Although the seminars are on a complementary theme, they can be taken as stand-alone events.
Governance 1: Governance as Leadership: Framing the Work of the Board
8th March 16.00 - 20.00, Edinburgh
Effective leadership is a function of the people, the structures, and the culture of the organisation. Trustees play an important role in organisations as they fulfil their governance responsibilities, and it is useful to explore and understand the individual role of Trustees AND the collective role of the Board as leaders.
This workshop will help you understand how to think about different modes of Board work as essential leadership competencies. You will be introduced to the theory underneath the practice and be given practical activities and suggestions to employ in your role and with your Board. You will be provided a guide for developing a leadership culture within your governance structures for more effective performance.
Further Governance workshops (follow links to event page):
12th April 16.00 - 20.00, Edinburgh
13th September 16:00 - 20:00, Edinburgh
8th November 16:00 - 20:00, Edinburgh
These workshops are aimed at third sector Chief Officers, Chairs and Trustees. Please invite your organisation’s Trustees.
To book these masterclasses separately, please click on the title links above.
To book for the full series and receive a discount, book here.
When & Where
Our Vision is: 'Excellent Third Sector Leadership in Scotland'
Our Mission is to:
Shape the future of Scotland's third sector by providing every leader with opportunities to develop, influence and excel
If you are a third sector leader in Scotland click HERE to become a member of ACOSVO or to find out more