This event is now over and took place on Thu 17 Mar 2011

Event Summary

Essential Guide for Board Transformation

A 1-day event for those who support trustees. Designed for anyone working with boards: professional trainers, consultants, trustees and development officers as well as staff members for whom developing the board is part of a wider role.

Getting the best from the board

With the growing awareness of the positive impact a good development strategy on a trustee board, this session offer effective, targeted training to meet the specific needs of organisations, delivering programmes that produce measurable improvement in the quality of governance. How do you keep on top of the new techniques and regulatory requirements? How do you know when a certain development approach is right for a particular organisation?

The information you need…

Practical in focus, The Essential Guide to Board Development gives participants insights into the latest trends. Qualified experts in the field offer tips, techniques, strategies and personal insights in a range of seminars and workshops. Topics include:

- The principles of good governance

- Strategies for working effectively with voluntary and community sector boards

- Online resources in governance and trusteeship

- Dealing with new regulations

- Putting the Code of Governance for the Voluntary and Community Sector into practice

- Setting trustee behaviour standards to enhance good governance

- Understanding board roles and responsibilitiesImproving board / Chief Executive relations

- Dealing with board dynamics and building relationships

- Encouraging a problem solving approach in the boardroom

- Partnership working

Speaker: Noam Kostucki
Noam co-founded Seeducation, the organisation that helps people and organisation thrive in the post-industrial world. We show them how to make more money from doing social good.

He has spoken at over 30 conferences including a TEDx in Warsaw, the International Fundraising Conference online and at the Association for Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO) in the UK.

Noam trains and consults at the Directory of Social Change, the largest provider of learning for charities in the UK, and has trained over 7,000 people in 13 countries, serving institutions such as Yale University, HP and the British Heart Foundation.

Speaker: Lindsay Driscoll, BWB Consultant and Chair of the Governance Code Steering Group
Lindsay Driscoll is a Consultant in Charity & Social Enterprise department of Bates Wells & Braithwaite. Lindsay joined us following her 5 year term of office at the Charity Commission as one of the legally qualified commissioners and who had a particular brief over the complex issue of public benefit.

Speaker: Tesse Akpeki, OnBoard
Tesse Akpeki is a consultant, trainer and CEDR accredited mediator. She was formerly head of governance and trustee services at NCVO and has worked extensively with third sector organisations nationally and internationally. She specialises in governance development and leadership.

Bespoke courses:
OnBoard offers bespoke courses to strengthen board governance practice. Our expertise allows us to pinpoint problem areas and create individualised plants focusing resources where they most make a difference.

Our governance and leadership sessions can be tailored for single boards or offered as an open course with a mixed group.

Cancellation Policy
If you are not able to attend the event, a substitute can be sent in your place at no extra charge.
We will accept a cancellation up to 3 weeks (21 days) before the event date and you will have a full refund.
A cancellation within 21days – 7 days of an event, will incur an administration fee of £25.
Fees for cancellations within 7 days of the event are non refundable.
* Please note that an invoice will still be issued if you do not-attend on the event




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