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Topics of interest - Beacon Programme

The Beacon Programme's workshops and resources are built around four modules based on the needs and priorities of Chairs and Vice Chairs of smaller charities.

These reflect the complexities of chairing a smaller organisation. In particular, operating with limited resources and the role of hands-on trustees who are often heavily involved in the operations of their organisation.

Here are the core topics which will be covered in each module:

1. Being an Effective Chair

Knowing your role and legal responsibilities

Understanding the characteristics of an effective Chair

Chairing your board meetings effectively

Looking after yourself in your chairing role

2. Strengthening your Organisation

Understanding the board's role in strategy development

What you as Chair need to know about finance

Identifying and managing any threats facing your organisation

Knowing where you can go for support

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3. Managing Relationships and Board Dynamics

Understanding what will help you get the best out of your trustees

Having tools to work effectively with your CEO and or senior team

Having ideas for identifying, recruiting, and effectively working with new trustees

Gaining top tips and insights from other Chairs of smaller organisations

4. Developing an Effective Board Team

Enabling your board to work well together

Managing conflict and supporting difficult conversations

Gaining top tips and insights from other Chairs of smaller organisations

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