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Governing a Not-for-profit Organisation

About this training session

Whether you’re a new board member or you’ve been doing it for a while, there is always more to learn about your legal responsibilities. In this session, we unpack the A-Z of governance and make sure you are fully aware of your legal obligation as a board or committee member.

What does it mean to be a board member? What are your key responsibilities? What are you liable for and where can you turn if things go wrong? If you want to know more about governing a not-for-profit organisation, this in-depth 3-hour training session is for you.

You'll learn about:

  • Legal roles of committee/board members as decision makers
  • Differences between governance and management
  • Legal structure and status of your organisation
  • Importance of rules and legal purpose or objects
  • Four key legal duties of committee/board members
  • Potential liabilities, protecting yourself and your organisation
  • Other relevant laws and additional resources

Who should attend?

New and current board/committee members and senior staff should attend this session.

Who runs the session?

Your training will be run by one of our lawyers, who all specialise in charity and not-for-profit law.

How is this session delivered?

Our interactive sessions are currently delivered online. Each session includes time for activities and questions, and a short break. Face to face training is being considered on a case by case basis.

What is the cost?

Contact us to have a chat about our current pricing.

How long is the session?

3 hours

How many people can attend?

30. If you think your group will exceed 30 participants, please let us know.


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