Newton on Ouse: Governance Training – Being the Best Trustee
June 26, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 1:00 pm
A strong board is one of the hallmarks of an effective charity. But how do you get from good to great, or from “survival to success”? This workshop builds on trustee basics to help organisations move towards greater strategic impact.
The interactive session focuses on the role in practice, for example looking at preparing for board meetings, understanding governance, managing risk, and how to make the most of the skills in your trustee team. This event is designed to support your development beyond the basics of being on a board.
Practical tips will be offered that might be useful in your particular setting.
The course price includes refreshments and a resource pack. Refreshments will be served from 9.45am
Who should attend?
This training session is intended for:
Trustees or staff of local charities operating Village Halls and Community Buildings that are reviewing their organisational structures and particularly with a view to becoming a CIO.
It is assumed that participants have some appreciation of the duties of being a trustee/committee member of a local charitable organisation.
What will I learn?
Understanding your legal duty
How to manage risk
Making the most of board members’ talents
How to make board meetings fruitful rather than futile
How to make the split between management and governance work
Considered priorities for your own development and support
This will also be an opportunity to network with other trustees.
About the trainer
The training will be delivered by Shahida Iqbal of Yorkshire-based Manar Associates. Shahida has extensive experience of supporting charities to work through governance issues.
This event is free to organisations in North Yorkshire with an income of up to £5K thanks to funding from North Yorkshire County Council.
There is a high demand for this event. If you fail to attend without giving 7 days cancellation notice you will be invoiced for our standard event rate of £24 (£20 + VAT).
Places for other organisations are £24 each (£20 + VAT).
Payment is by debit card, BACS or cheque.
Cancellation terms: 7 days prior to the event for a full refund.
Please include any access needs or special requirements in the sections provided on the booking form.
Please make cheques payable to Community First Yorkshire and send to:
Community First Yorkshire, Unit A, Tower House, Askham Fields Lane, Askham Bryan, York, YO23 3FS.
Make BACS payments to Community First Yorkshire, sort code: 40-47-31, account number: 90898511. Please put your invoice number as the reference.
Car parking is available at the venue and on street nearby.