Governance, Business Development

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Who should attend the workshop?

Anyone responsible for the governance within a charity or not for profit or community group who needs to understand the essential requirements of good governance. This is also helpful your organisation is applying for funding and wants to make sure it has the correct governance in place to meet any funders requirements.

Trustees, Board committee members, Chief Executives, Directors, charity secretaries, Senior managers/Operations managers

Course Features

  • Courses are practical using various tools and the information from a typical small charity case study.
  • We run small groups to ensure extensive individual attention is available throughout the course and you will be encouraged to ask questions.
  • Course materials provided – printed handouts for each topic, questions and answers.
  • We offer personalised content - we will custom design your course to meet your exact requirements if you require the course to be run inhouse.
  • FREE ongoing support - each delegate receives unlimited email and telephone support from their trainer after they have attended a workshop for up to 3 months whilst you are implementing what you have learned we will be there to help you if you need us. . In addition as a special offer 2 hours FREE Focused governance review consultations worth £200.


£300 (Charity/Non profit rate) £350 (Other delegate rate)


  • Workshop Sessions are 6 hours long 10am to 4.30pm


  • Start Dates in 25th Nov 2019, 9th Dec 2019


This workshop is delivered by a qualified accountant and professional trainer, who has been training charities in managing their finances for over 15 years. She has delivered workshops on chair and treasurer responsibilities, good governance financial management and reporting for a number of charities both large and small.

What you will learn

Objectives of the Workshop

The workshop will provide a comprehensive overview to the governance requirements of small and medium charities, non profit organisations and community groups.


By the end of the workshop delegates will :

  • Have better knowledge of key governance requirements and regulations to run a non profit organisation efficiently
  • Have detailed knowledge of the charity governance code
  • Be able to assess your organisations risk and
  • Have a better knowledge of best practice in running your organisation
  • Be able to prepare a risk management strategic plan



Workshop Content

What is Charity governance and why does it matter

Governance principles and practices

Charity governance code

Types of governance

Essential governance checklist

Risk management – developing a strategy, monitoring and measuring risk

Governance structures

Governance processes

Conducting board meetings and managing expectations and behaviour in the boardroom

Maintaining the integrity and accountability of the organisation and the board

Running an AGM correct procedures



Action plan: participants review a case study on charity governance

What you require


Working in a non profit/charity responsible for the governance or looking for a job in a non profit or recently become a trustee.

Must be able to use MS Excel



Wellesley House, Greater London, IG1 4NH

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