This course will give an overview and understanding of charity governance, regulation and best practice. This training will take place over two half days (10.00- 13.00) and you need to attend both days of the same course. Please double check the dates by scrolling down the page.
As a trustee, an understanding of finance, financial management, corporate and management metrics and reporting is essential in carrying out your role and exercising “good” governance. This specially developed training course will provide you with increased confidence and greater ability to review and assess financial information, improving your ability to monitor resources, articulate impact and make better decisions.
Trustees need to understand their charity’s approach to funding and fundraising to ensure their charity has the resources to thrive sustainably. Trustees need to provide effective governance of fundraising to ensure it is meeting the needs of the charity, ethical and in line with their legal obligations. This online course ensures trustees develop the right skills and knowledge to fulfil their duties by effectively understanding, questioning and supporting their charity’s approach to raising income.
The Social Justice Collective, hosted by NCVO, who are members of the Charity Governance Code steering group, have created a new training programme to help you understand, address and embed equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) into your governance practice. This training will take place over three half days and you need to attend all sessions of the same course.
This course is designed for those who help to implement structures and processes that support trustees in fulfilling their duties and responsibilities. It helps people within this role identify how processes can be improved to align with the organisation’s purpose and objectives.
Protecting people and safeguarding is a fundamental part of operating as a charity for the public benefit. Charity trustees must take reasonable steps to protect from harm people who come into contact with their charity. This introductory training session explains the key responsibilities of trustees for safeguarding in line with guidance from the Charity Commission. It also brings to life good practice in embedding safeguarding within governance, including seeking assurance and the role of Lead Trustees for safeguarding. The course also explores common safeguarding risks that trustees themselves should consider and managing personal behaviour and relationships.