Charity Trustees - Board Roles and Responsibilities: Dublin - 4 October 2018

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
4 Oct 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Carmelite Community Centre - 56 Aungier St, Dublin 2
Price details: 
€55 Members/ €85 Non-Members
Charity Trustee training Dublin4Oct2018

A specially designed evening session to get charity trustees up-to-speed with their governance role and legal responsibilities.

To book, go to the bottom of page and click 'Add to Cart'.

SKU: EVT181763
Course details: 

The Charities Regulator is due to publish a new charities governance framework shortly - now is the time to prepare for these coming regulatory requirements. Ahead of that development, this intensive full day training for Irish charities will help you to get your organisation's governance practices in order. 

Attend this evening session to explore the practices of good governance, find out about how you can apply these in your organisation and ensure that you are aware of your legal duties. 

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to

  • Understand the organisational role played by trustees
  • Outline the essential elements of good governance for nonprofits
  • Identify the key legal duties of charity trustees
  • Use the Governance Code and other resources to develop good governance practice in their organisation.

Trainer: Mairead O'Connor (Training & Advice Coordinator, The Wheel)

Mairead O'Connor

Mairead O'Connor joined The Wheel in November 2016 as Training and Advice Coordinator. She coordinates the advice and capacity-building support services we provide to our members. As well as driving and supporting the overall training programme delivered by The Wheel, Mairead facilitates groups in various programmes and can deliver a variety of Wheel training for members. 
Mairead comes to us after spending the past 5 years in a training and development role in Grey Heron Media, working closely with Craol - The Community Radio Forum of Ireland coordinating a nationwide QQI certified Training initiative. She is also an award winning radio documentary producer. 

Feedback from Previous Participants of Mairead's Governance Workshops/Webinar:

"The session was an excellent overview of best practice in governance, with ample opportunity for questions." - B. Grehan, Women in Technology and Science (WITS) Ireland 
"Facilitator was excellent, very informative and a good mix of information and encouraging Q and A." - T. Coffey, Canal Communities Training Program Turas
"Mairead was able to clear up some areas of confusion. She offered helpful advice and encouragement. The opinions and useful tips from other organisations who attended the event were also helpful. Its nice to feel you are not alone. The process seems a bit less daunting after attending this event." - E. Moynihan, Bóthar
"Mairead was an engaging and personable presenter. I thought the discussions added hugely to the content presented. Overall it was an excellent training delivered in a very professional manner" - I. Spangenberg
"Just getting started was really helpful, it seems so overwhelming, but Mairead was so helpful." P. Rigney, Alpha Ireland
"The information we received was very useful. The time keeping was excellent, and the interaction between the different groups invaluable." - C. Slater, Samaritans

The Governance Code

The new 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.

This Programme is brought to you by:

National Development PlanThe Department of Education and Skills
Who Should Attend: 

Trustees of Charities / Board members of Charities.

How to Register: 

To book, go to the bottom of page and click 'Add to Cart'.

Registration on the day for participants from 5.45pm (sandwiches to be provided).

If you have any problems accessing the venue, please phone The Wheel main office on 01-4548727.

Course contact details

01 454 8727

Members of The Wheel receive reduced rates on events.