Role of the Trustee
A vital introduction to the role, responsibilities and liabilities of the trustee – and the collective governance responsibilities of the board of trustees.
This interactive and engaging course equips trustees, who in many cases may also be directors, with the latest information on governance and best practice in the charity sector – helping them to ensure improved performance.
This course will give you the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the relationship between a trustee and the executive management, regulators, beneficiaries and members of the charity
- Clearly recognise the potential liabilities of being a trustee and understand how to mitigate those risks
- Recognise best boardroom practice as expressed in governance codes for both the charitable and corporate sectors, and guidance from the Charity Commission
- Understand the complexity around charitable purposes and the public interest requirement
- Tackle ethical dilemmas with greater awareness of best practice and governance responsibilities
- Increase their awareness of the skills needed to successfully manage a charity, and understand when and where to seek additional guidance
- Provides a vital introduction to the role, responsibilities and liabilities of the trustee – and the collective governance responsibilities of the board of trustees
- Explains the legal definition of a charity and the distinguishing characteristics of the different types of charitable organisations
- Brings key issues of best practice to life, using real life examples, ethical dilemmas, and case scenarios to stimulate discussion and debate
- Taught by expert course leaders who bring years of experience at board level, both as trustees in the charitable sector and in non-executive roles in the corporate world.
Our course leaders are expert practitioners specialising in governance, strategy, leadership and finance with exceptional real-world experience.
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