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FREE GOVERNANCE TRAINING FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, April 20, 2017
Galway Rural Development CLG, with SICAP funding is hosting FREE Governance Training for Local Community Groups on the following dates:

Mon May 15th 

Option 1: Committee Roles and Responsibilities (3 hour workshop)

Target group: Suits all board and committee members who need a general and easy to follow guide to good governance practice.
Topics: 
- The Governance Code - what is it and why is it important?
- Responsibilities of a Committee/Board: Leading, Control, Accountability, Working Effectively, 
 - Integrity
- Committee Roles
 - Practical Board Skills: Developing a Work Plan, Setting Agendas, Taking Minutes

Thurs May 18th 


Option 2: Corporate Governance and Compliance for CLG and Charities (3 hour workshop)
Target Group: Company Directors, Company Secretaries, Charity Trustees and Managers
Topics:
- Minimum legal compliance: what do you need to know?
- Charities Act 2009 and reporting obligations
- Implications of the Companies Act 2014 for Directors and Secretaries
- Legal obligations arising from the Lobbying Act, Children First and Safeguarding legislation
- Employing staff - what do you need to know?

Thurs May 25th 

Option 3: Communicating the Cause to Build Support ( 3 hour workshop)


Target Group: Organisations who need to compile annual reports or increase fundraising and community support
Topics:
- Communicating Outcomes, Impact and Outputs
- Developing an Annual Report
- The importance of a Brand to charities and non-profits
- Building community support and fundraising potential


VENUE:    RAHEEN WOODS HOTEL 

TIME:       7pm - 10 pm


PLEASE FILL IN FORM WHICH CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE: 


Completed forms must be returned by May 1st 2017


via post:

Elaine Quinn

SICAP Team Leader

Galway Rural Development Company CLG

Mellows Campus

Athenry

Co. Galway

Via e-mail to: equinn@grd.ie





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