It aims to provide an overview of the key things you need to know as a trustee. The session will equip you with the knowledge of your responsibilities as a trustee and confidence to know where to go to find out more after the course.
The course covers the role of individual trustees and the nature of their collective responsibility, plus some practical tips about how to be effective and add value to the board. There will also be a chance to find out more about some of the latest developments in the sector.
By the end of this session you will have an overview of:
Helen Baker has held multiple board level executive and non-executive leadership roles in the not-for -profit and public sectors across a career spanning health, social care, housing and education. She brings particular skills in the fields of mental health and disability, in public policy and in the governance and regulation of public services.
Helen has chaired organisations ranging from NHS trusts to national housing associations and social care providers, a multi-academy trust and both local and national charities and has held board appointments with three Government arms-length bodies.
She is currently the Chair of Shelter, Vice Chair of The What Works Centre for Wellbeing and on the board of Treloar Trust. Within Oxfordshire she has recently chaired Oxfordshire All In as it has merged into OCVA and she continues as a Deputy Lieutenant for the county.
You will leave the session with a better understanding of the role and know where to go to get advice and support to help you in the future. It is also an opportunity to meet and share experiences with other trustees.
Very clear helpful and experienced course leader. – Important subjects explained and priorities reinforced. – Good content & examples. – Useful and thought provoking. – Confidence building to go forward positively. Very helpful slides.
This session is appropriate and useful for new trustees, those thinking of joining a board and experienced board members looking for a refresher and new ideas.
Monday 11th September 2023
The course will be run in person at OCVA, The Source Training Room
Arrival: 9.30 am for a 9.45 am start. The workshop will finish by 12.30 pm. (There will be a 10 minute break midway).
Oxford OX1 1SS
Please note there is no parking at OCVA.
Details of getting into Oxford by bus, cycle, car or train can be found here: https://www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20012/parking_and_travel
Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.
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Date: Monday 11th September 2023
Time: Arrival 9.30 am for a start at 9.45 am to 12.30 pm
Cost: £50 – £80