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If you are interested in what makes a good working relationship between trustees and staff then NCVO's trustee training course is ideal for you.
When Feb 05, 2016
from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where NCVO Conference Suite, London
Contact Name
Contact Phone 020 7520 2587
Attendees Those new to governance and trusteeship. This course could also form part of an induction for a new trustee, or a refresher session for existing trustees and senior staff.
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This course draws on NCVO's cutting-edge thinking that has been developed from our governance work with a range of charities over many years, to ensure that your trustees and staff relationships go from strength to strength. This course aims to help trustees make an effective contribution to the governance of their organisation.


By the end of the course you will:

  • understand what governance and trusteeship are
  • know who the trustees are and what they do
  • understand the personal liabilities of trustees and the protection available
  • be able to identify good governance
  • have examined the people dynamic. What makes a good trustee? How a board works as a team?
  • have considered delegation and building an effective relationship between the board and chief executive.

Previous attendees have said: 

“Invaluable training for a new trustee.”

“Excellent content and pacing of the session. Good balance between group work and learning.”

“A really helpful day on the basics/fundamentals of being a trustee."

"Worthwhile day with much new information which will be useful."

“I found the course informative and grounding at the beginning of my trustee role."


Our pricing structure is based on your organisation’s gross annual income. We also offer discounts for NCVO members (30%).

Early bird offer (booking before 17.00 on 15 January)



£1m or more

NCVO members






Standard rate



£1m or more

NCVO members






How to book

Book online now

Please email us or call 020 7520 2587 to be put on the waiting list.

Not quite what you are looking for?

If you need help with the finances, our half day course on Understanding the numbers may be of interest.

If you want something more practical that aims to help delegates work together on real life scenarios that actual boards are facing, then our course The High Performance Board may be for you.

If you need help in have a clearer understanding of what trustees' responsibilities are in terms of fundraising, look at our new one day course.

10% off a second booking on the same course or come on two governance courses and get the cheapest one half price.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please email us or call 020 7520 2587

Would you like to run this training for your organisation?

We offer bespoke and in-house training on a range of topics, including governance and leadership, sustainable funding and strategy development. For more information please complete our online contact form.

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