Board Director Training – March 2018

Director Training

Boardmatch Ireland are delighted to announce our first Director Training dates for 2018. Please see dates below:

Wednesday 7th March
Friday 9th March 

This training day provides a comprehensive overview of the role and responsibilities of not-for-profit board members and is tailored towards prospective, new and existing board members looking to strengthen their role on the Board.

The full-day training is led by governance expert Dorothy Dalton. Dorothy Dalton is a leading expert on Governance and advises several national charities, Boards of Governance and CEOs. Having written several books on Governance, Dorothy has gathered her wealth of experience from various roles including her time as Chief Executive with ACEVO (the association of chief executives of voluntary organisations) from 1992 to 2000, as a Director with Inland Revenue and the Marie Curie Foundation , and as Chairperson for the Petchey Academy since 2014.Click here to visit her website.

Cost: €200 per attendee

Location: Davy, 49 Dawson Street Dublin 2

Date: See above

Time: 9.30am to 4pm

Main topics will include:

  • Role, expectations and liabilities of voluntary Directors
  • What is governance?
  • Information needed by voluntary Directors
  • Agendas
  • Case Studies
  • Relationships with your Chief Executive and Chair

 

To register, please click here.

For further information, please contact Hannah at hannahcoleman@boardmatch.ie or call the office on 01-671 5005.

CEO & Chair Training – March 2018

CEO and Chair Training Day

Boardmatch Ireland are delighted to announced our first CEO & Chair Training date for 2018.

Thursday 8th March

This training fills up quickly so please be sure to book early to avoid disappointment.

This training can be attended by a CEO and Chairperson pair, or by a CEO or Chairperson individually. 

The performance of any not-for-profit organisation is underpinned by the relationship that exists between the CEO and Chair. The training explores this critical Management/Governance interface, and is relevant to both seasoned practitioners and those just stepping up to the top job.

The full-day training is led by governance expert Dorothy Dalton. Dorothy Dalton is a leading expert on Governance and advises several national charities, Boards of Governance and CEOs. Having written several books on Governance, Dorothy has gathered her wealth of experience from various roles including her time as Chief Executive with ACEVO (the association of chief executives of voluntary organisations) from 1992 to 2000, as a Director with Inland Revenue and the Marie Curie Foundation , and as Chairperson for the Petchey Academy since 2014.Click here to visit her website.

Cost: €200 per attendee

Location: Davy, 49 Dawson Street Dublin 2

Date: Thursday 8th March 2018

Time: 9:30am to 4:00pm

Main topics will include:

  • Roles and expectations of Chairs and trustees
  • Ensuring trustees fulfil their governance role
  • Refreshing the Board and finding new trustees
  • Case study of where things went wrong
  • Developing a learning organisation

To book your place, please click here.

For further information, please contact Hannah at hannahcoleman@boardmatch.ie or call the office on 01-671 5005.

Director, CEO & Chair Training – 2018

Boardmatch’s training calendar for 2018 will be released in the new year. Please follow our social media pages, on Twitter and LinkedIn, for further updates.

To express your interest or find out further information about our training days, please contact Hannah Coleman at hannahcoleman@boardmatch.ie or call the office on 01-671 5005.

Governance Code Workshops

Wexford
Wednesday November 5th 3-5pm in the Raheen Family Resource Centre, Clonroche.
Please contact Lynda Stacey at rfcmanager@gmail.comfor booking info.

Dublin
Wednesday November 12th 6-8 pm (registration from 5.30pm) in Clogher Road Sports Centre, Dublin 12. Organised by the Rathmines-Pembroke Community Partnership.
Please contact Richard Costello, richard@rpcp.ie for further information.

Limerick
Friday November 14th 9am – 2pm as part of a wider agenda seminar organised by the Limerick Volunteer Centre in the South Court Hotel.
Please contact Paul Moriarity at paul@volunteerlimerick.ie for further information.

Monaghan
Tuesday November 18th at 7 pm in Corcaghan Community Centre (between Monaghan and Cootehill) Organised by the Monaghan Community Forum.
Please contact: Dara Mac Gabhann dmacghabhainn@monaghancoco.ie for further information.

Save the Date: CEO & Chairs Training December 1st

Our annual CEO and Chairs Training day is taking place on the 1st of December 2014 in Dublin 2. This training fills up quickly so please be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. For further information of to book a place, please contact Eva Gurn at eva@boardmatchireland.ie or call the office on 01-671 5005.

The performance of any not-for-profit organisation is underpinned by the relationship that exists between the CEO and Chair. The training explores this critical Management/Governance interface, and is relevant to both seasoned practitioners and those just stepping up to the top job.

The full-day training course is delivered by Governance expert Dorothy Dalton. Dorothy is editor of the UK-based Governance magazine and a prominent figure in the area of good governance training. Throughout her career, Dorothy has advised several leading national charities on their governance structures and has published a number of short books on the area of good governance in the charity sector. Click here to visit her website.

 

Price: 325 euro per organisation which includes lunch.

Location: Arthur Cox, Earlsfort Terrace Dublin 2.

Time: 9:30am to 4:15pm

 

Main topics will include:

  • Roles and expectations of Chairs and trustees
  • Ensuring trustees fulfil their governance role
  • Refreshing the Board and finding new trustees
  • Case study of where things went wrong
  • Developing a learning organisation

 

CEO and Chair Training Timetable

9.30am Registration and coffee

10.00am Introductions

Roles and expectations of chairs and trustees

  • the chair’s leadership role
  • what the chair cannot do – limitations on the chair’s role
  • respecting the collective authority and responsibility of trustees

Ensuring trustees fulfil their governance role:

  • trustees’ role and the chair’s relationship with trustees
  • the three key strands of governance: corporate/ fiduciary; strategic and impact

11.30am Coffee break

11.45am Refreshing the board and finding new trustees

  • providing support to and ensuring new trustees become effective as quickly as possible
  • ensuring trustees address the right issues: why it is important to get the right agendas
  • making informed decisions: ensuring the board gets the information it needs for good governance
  • chair/CEO relationship including: ensuring trustees can hold the chief executive to account without meddling in management

1.15pm Lunch

2.00pm Case study of where things went wrong – tackling difficult/sensitive situations and learning from others’ mistakes.

Delegates split into groups to decide how best to lead the charity in the case study out of its difficulties

3.15pm Tea and coffee

3.30pm Developing a learning organisation – why reviewing performance is important even at board level:

  • appraising the chief executive’s performance
  • reflecting on the chair’s performance
  • the board collectively reflecting on its performance

4.15pm End

Limited Spaces for Board Member Training Day November 19th

We only have a few spaces left for our Board Member Training day on the 19th of November 2014 in Dublin City Centre.

This training day provides a comprehensive overview of the role and responsibilities of not-for-profit board members and is tailored towards prospective, new and existing board members looking to strengthen their role on the Board.

Cost: 120 Euro p/p

Location: Davy, 49 Dawson Street Dublin 2

Time: 9.30am to 4pm

The full-day training is led by Boardmatch Business Development Manager Fidelma Keogh.

The Trainer
Fidelma is Business Development Manager with Boardmatch Ireland and has worked in the non-profit sector for 15 years, across a variety of fields including social housing, health and governance. She has an honours Masters in Governance from the IPA and a First Class in Management for the Community & Voluntary Sector (NCI).

Main topics will include:

  • Role, expectations and liabilities of voluntary Directors
  • Governance and management
  • Information needed by voluntary Directors
  • Board recruitment & stakeholder management
  • Relationships with your Chief Executive and Chair

For further information, or to book a place, please contact Eva Gurn at eva@boardmatchireland.ie or call the office on 01-671 5005.