Trustee Roles & Responsibilities


This one day course is designed to support both novice and experienced trustees in providing effective governance within their organisations. It considers their roles and responsibilities in general before looking at particular areas in more detail. The course covers all the essential information and includes specific exercises and case studies to develop the participants’ problem-solving skills.

We’ll cover:

  • Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of your organisation and trustee board
  • Roles and responsibilities of trustee boards
  • Paperwork needed to ensure an effective and well managed board
  • Governance vs management – understanding the difference
  • Risk reviewing your organisation and contingency planning
  • Business planning
  • Good financial management
  • Developing your board of trustees
  • Ensuring trustee boards have constructive and productive trustee meetings

Benefits to you

You will feel much more confident  that your organisation is ‘fit for purpose’ after attending this course. As well as fully understanding your responsibilities, you will be able to develop roles for board members and critically appraise your own organisation.

Course Location

Winsley's House, High Street,

Location Notes

Central Colchester, at bottom of High Street/top of East Hill. Opposite The Minories art gallery and FirstSite. Look for a white building with dark blue doors. Please be advised that this location has differing floor levels.

Nearest car park is Greyfriars Car Park off Castle Road & Roman Road which is a privately run car park. For other car parks and public transport see this page. Cheapest all day car park for delegates arriving before 9am is NCP in Osbourne Street.

7 November 2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm



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