Sign up for CEO & Chair Training October 8th

Our next CEO and Chair Training day will be taking place on the 8th of October in Arthur Cox, Dublin 2.

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 Dorothy Dalton, 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.

The price of the full day training is €300 per organisation.

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

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

OMC training on 23rd of September

Boardmatch Ireland will be hosting a training session for board members of Owner Management Companies (OMCs) on the 23rd of September.

Boardmatch have designed a unique training package for Owner Management Companies (OMC). The course provides a comprehensive introduction to role and responsibilities of OMC Board members which is tailored to the industry-specific requirements of these Boards. Due to the success of our first OMC training, Boardmatch will be hosting a number of additional training dates in the coming months.

Main topics will include:

  • Roles of Directors
  • Understanding your Arts and Mems
  • Governance and management
  • Information needed by Directors
  • MUD Act and Directors requirements
  • Relationships with your Managing Agent

The price of the training is €165 p/p. The venue is still to be confirmed so keep an eye out on the website for update or contact the office on 01 671 5005 for further information.

Board Member Induction Training 27th September

Boardmatch will be hosting a Board Member Induction Training day on the 27th of September in Accenture Offices, Dublin 2.

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 event was first introduced in 2012 and received overwhelmingly positive feedback from all participants.
 

Cost: 120 Euro p/p

Location: Accenture, 1 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour Dublin 2

Time: 9.30am – 4pm

 
The full-day training is led by Boardmatch CEO Chris White. Chris has extensive experience in the provision of good governance training and has worked nationwide to provide good governance support to not-for-profit organisations.

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.

Few places left for board member induction training in Dublin

We have a few places left for our board member induction training day in Dublin on the 30th of May 2013.

For boards to function effectively, board members must have the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise. The Boardmatch induction training for board members is designed with this in mind. The training is tailored towards prospective board members, new board members and existing board members looking to strengthen their role on the board.

The course entitled ” Everything you need to know to become a board member but were too afraid to ask” is led by Boardmatch CEO Chris White. Chris is an expert in the field of governance and has worked nationwide to provide support and assistance to charities in need of stronger governance.
 
Cost of the full-day training is €120 p/p

Location: Accenture offices, 1 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2
 
For more information or to book a place, please contact Eva Gurn at eva@boardmatchireland.ie or call the office on 01-671 5005.

Board member induction training: Dublin

Boardmatch will be hosting a board member induction training day in Dublin on the 30th of May 2013.

For boards to function effectively, board members must have the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise. The Boardmatch induction training for board members is designed with this in mind. The training is tailored towards prospective board members, new board members and existing board members looking to strengthen their role on the board.

The course entitled ” Everything you need to know to become a board member but were too afraid to ask” is led by Boardmatch CEO Chris White. Chris is an expert in the field of governance and has worked nationwide to provide support and assistance to charities in need of stronger governance.
 
Cost of the full-day training is €120 p/p

Location: Accenture offices, 1 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2
 
For more information or to book a place, please contact Eva Gurn at eva@boardmatchireland.ie or call the office on 01-671 5005.

Board member induction training: Sligo

Boardmatch will be hosting a board member induction training day in the Sligo Park Hotel, Co. Sligo on the 9th of May 2013.

For boards to function effectively, board members must have the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise. The Boardmatch induction training for board members is designed with this in mind. The training is tailored towards prospective board members, new board members and existing board members looking to strengthen their role on the board.

The course entitled ” Everything you need to know to become a board member but were too afraid to ask” is led by Boardmatch CEO Chris White. Chris is an expert in the field of governance and has worked nationwide to provide support and assistance to charities in need of stronger governance.

The cost of the full-day training is €120 p/p

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