Tuesday 31 March 2020. 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


This workshop is aimed at Chairs who are new in post or about to take up the post.

The focus is on the role in practice, for example looking at preparing and chairing board meetings, working with your CEO/lead officer, as well as building a collaborative and effective governing body.

The session will also explore the leadership skills and knowledge that will make you the most effective Chair you can become – and the support that you might need.

The emphasis will be on the strengths you bring, as well as the ‘gaps’ you want to fill. And we will offer some tips that might be useful in your particular setting.


Feedback on our New Chairs’ Briefing:

A very valuable session which covered areas for deep thought as well as ‘quick tips’ to improve our board performance.Carol Frankl, Chair, The Southover Partnership
By the end of this programme, participants will have:

  • covered the basics regarding the legal duties of their board
  • explored approaches to their management of the role
  • had an opportunity to network with other Chairs
  • considered priorities for their own development and support


Attendance at this event could count towards your continuing professional development. Let us know if you need evidence of attendance.

Members receive a significant discount on New Chairs’ Briefing. Find out more about membership.

This event is generously hosted by:

B3 1JP, Birmingham

Tuesday 31 March 2020
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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