Webinar: Good Governance (Board Roles & Responsibilities) - 27 October 2017

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
27 Oct 2017 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Price details: 
The webinar is only for members of The Wheel
Webinar Series - Good Governance
Your board is your guiding light and the true source of leadership for your organisation. This workshop will help highlight and explain - to board members themselves as well as members of staff - the specific roles and responsibilities this position brings.
This webinar is designed to equip you with a clear understanding of the key principles of good governance, for board members and staff.
This webinar is free and only for members of The Wheel. Registration is required.

*NOTE: Once your booking is approved, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.

Book your place here to join the webinar on 27 October.

Course details: 

Your board is the backbone and beacon for your organisation. It is imperative that all members of staff - as well obviously as the board themselves - have a tight and up to date grasp on the nuts and bolts of board roles and responsibilities. Happily, this webinar will provide precisely that...

What does Good Governance look like?

Good Governance:

  • is the art of being clear about purpose and staying in control
  • is about how an organisation is run, directed and controlled
  • means an organisation will have policies & procedures in place to ensure the organisation is run effectively
  • applies best practice to directing and managing your organisation’s internal affairs. 

What will this webinar give you?

Well, for starters you'll gain:

  • A clear understanding of the key principles of good governance
  • Clarity on the board’s responsibility to run the organisation effectively
  • An understanding of the role of the board and the role of paid staff [if any].

Host: Deirdre Garvey (Chief Executive Officer, The Wheel)

Deirdre Garvey

Deirdre Garvey is the founding Chief Executive Officer of The Wheel and has overseen The Wheel’s growth to become Ireland’s largest national network of community, voluntary and charitable organisations, with over 1,300 member organisations.

She has been responsible for implementing The Wheel’s governance processes, as delegated by the Board of Directors and delivers regular training workshops on various aspects of good governance practice. She Chaired the 11-organisation Working Group which developed the Governance Code for Community, Voluntary and Charitable organisations.

Before moving into full-time work in the Community and Voluntary Sector, Deirdre worked in the private sector, holding several managerial posts in the hi-tech field in Germany.

Feedback from Previous Participants of Deirdre's Governance Workshops:

"Taking the time - 2 days to explore the topics in depth was truly valuable. The materials provided, together with the promise of Power Point slides add significantly to the learning experience. The participants at such an event are always a valuable resource.  A really valuable workshop, thank you." - Liz Murphy, Pieta House

"The understanding I gained in this training are valuable to our company strategy and planning. Coming to this training at a time we are strategizing for the year ahead is spot on. I think all not for profit organisation should be made to attend this training." - J. Eniola, The Compassion Centre Ireland

"I was particularly interested in the provisions of the Charities Act 2009 as they will impact on my role and I feel the session gave me plenty of the information I sought plus a route through which to enhance my understanding." - E. Matthews, Royal National Lifeboat Institution

"The course was a perfect introduction to regulation, governance and reporting in the sector. Ivan is a great facilitator. His energy, expertise and enthusiasm transforms what could be just a training course into a very positive experience." - A. Farrell, Transparency International Ireland

The Governance Code

The Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable (CVC) Organisations in Ireland.

This Code has been developed by the sector and for the sector, with the express purpose of enabling CVC organisations to achieve the highest standards of governance in the running of their organisations.

Seeking Further Assistance with The Governance Code?

The Wheel provides tailored training solutions to community, voluntary and charitable organisations in the areas of: Corporate & Financial Governance; Strategic Planning; Income Diversification & Fundraising; Risk Management; and Communications.

Click here to learn more.

Who Should Attend: 

All members of The Wheel are invited to participate in this webinar.

Anyone working in, or on, the governing body of a community and voluntary organisation with responsibility for ensuring that good governance is an integral part of their (and any) successful organisation e.g. a management committee, a board of directors.

How to Register: 
This webinar is free and only for members of The Wheel. Registration is required.

*NOTE: Once your booking is approved, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.

Book your place here to join the webinar on 27 October.

Course contact details

01 454 8727