Course Duration:
ONE DAY

On Board: Introduction to Governance

Many people find themselves on a board or management committee without the fundamental skills and understandings which are essential for basic legal compliance - let alone a thriving organisation!

This engaging and practical course is an essential introduction for any new or prospective board members, along with anyone wanting to brush up on the basics. This introductory day provides you with foundational knowledge and essential skills.

Topics Include:

  • What is governance?
  • Rules and legislation
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Using your constitution
  • Decision making
  • Governance vs operations
  • Working together effectively

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.

Individual bookings

See our calendar for all scheduled courses & book a space online now.

Group bookings

If you have a team/group of people that require training, feel free to book online on any upcoming public course. However, we can also provide dedicated courses just for you - at our premises or yours - from our catalogue or bespoke. Please contact us so that we can discuss your exact needs.

Other courses in this category

Lateral Thinking and Creative Problem Solving

Lateral Thinking and Creative Problem Solving

They say that if we keep doing what we’ve always done, we’ll keep getting what we’ve always got. So to come up with a genuinely innovative idea or breakthrough solution, we need to be willing to change our thinking and use our brains in a different way.

read more
Prevent Abuse and Neglect

Prevent Abuse and Neglect

We all know that prevention is better than cure, but too often our responses to situations of abuse and neglect are left until after harm has been caused. While not every situation can be predicted, this insightful course explores ways that professionals, support workers and family members can take steps to prevent abusive situations before they occur.

read more
Coaching Skills

Coaching Skills

Whether on the sports field or in the workplace, a coach’s role is to help others improve performance, reach potential and realise goals. Different from the functions of teaching, mentoring or counselling, coaching helps another person find solutions, improve skills and expand their competence.

read more
Complaint Handling and Customer Retention

Complaint Handling and Customer Retention

Organisations spend huge amounts of money on trying to attract new clients. Yet, it is far easier and less costly to retain the ones we already have. Most unhappy customers don’t complain: they just never return. A complaint is a unique opportunity to improve our services and turn someone into a lifelong client.

read more
Strategic Planning Skills

Strategic Planning Skills

Strategic planning is all about taking a structured ‘big picture’ approach to achieving your organisation’s mission and objectives.

read more
Group Facilitation Tools

Group Facilitation Tools

This course is designed to develop skills to lead and facilitate group activities and discussions in a variety of community, professional and health settings.

read more
Stand Up to Abuse and Injustice

Stand Up to Abuse and Injustice

Would you know what to do if you saw someone being threatened? Is it up to you to act if a vulnerable person is in danger? Whose job is it to prevent bullying and harassment or predatory behaviour? Anyone can find themselves as a bystander, witnessing an act of discrimination, injustice, threatening behaviour, bullying, harassment, abuse or other unacceptable behaviour.

read more
Sustainable Event  Management

Sustainable Event Management

As an Event Manager, you control the environmental ‘footprint’ of your event. This is important because your positive or negative impact is multiplied by the numbers attending.

read more
Sourcing Sponsors

Sourcing Sponsors

Many non-profit organisations and special events benefit from sponsorship to enhance their operations, build capacity and sometimes even for survival.

read more