Good Governance Webinars
Cork Volunteer Centre along with UCC Civic & Community Engagement Department, Volunteer Ireland and Carmichael are proud to present a series of short webinars for community, voluntary and charitable organisations, relevant to the charities regulator governance code.
The event is aimed at existing trustees, board members, managers of non-profits, committee members or anyone interested in becoming board/committee members.
13:30: Tea / Coffee Networking
14:00: Webinar Broadcast
15:00: Discussion Questions
Good Governance: Leading People and Exercising Control
Wednesday, 09 October, 13:30 – 15:30
UCC Room 303, Brookfield Health Complex (click for map)
This webinar looks at the Charities Governance Code principle 3: Leading people, and principle 4: Exercising control.
- Be clear on volunteer and/or staff roles
- Develop a Code of Conduct for volunteers and/or staff
- Understand your organisation’s legal obligations
- Understand and manage risk
Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí, Carmichael CEO, has extensive experience working with boards and providing governance support and advice. He has previously worked as a strategy consultant for over 25 years with Prospectus Strategy Consultants and Andersen Consulting working with a wide range of organisations in the public, healthcare and not-for-profit sectors on strategy, organisation structures and corporate governance. His core specialties are strategy development and implementation, corporate governance, organisation structures, business planning and project management. He is also a former civil servant having worked in the Departments of Social Welfare and Finance.
Good Governance: Working effectively, and being accountable and transparent
Wednesday, 13 November, 13:30 – 15:30
UCC – North mall Campus – Enterprise Centre in room C_CEC_G20 (click for map)
This webinar looks at the Charities Governance Code principle 5: Working effectively, and principle 6: Being accountable and transparent.
Understand the importance of trustees working as a team
Ensure your board meetings are effective
Be able to stand over what you do and how you do it
Understand your stakeholders and how to engage with them
Andrew Madden, Carmichael Centre Training and E-Learning Officer, has a long history of working with community, voluntary and nonprofit organisations for many years. Educated in Project Management, Management Principles and a certified Microsoft Master Instructor, Andrew has successfully worked within the sector to develop IT skills as well as having experience in running his own business. Andrew was a member of the Council of GAISCE, The President’s Award for Young People (2012-2018) and a member of the Board Oversight Committee of Meath Street Credit Union (2014-2017). In April 2017 Andrew was awarded a Certificate in Charity Law, Trusteeship & Governance from the Law Society of Ireland and in 2018 he was awarded a Diploma in Digital Marketing & Strategy from Dublin Business School.
For details and to book your tickets, visit www.eventbrite.ie/o/cork-volunteer-centre-13128951816