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?
How many people can attend?
30. If you think your group will exceed 30 participants, please let us know.