4293 - New to Board

Date: November 29, 2019, 9:30 am until: November 29, 2019, 4:30 pm

Event Type: Training

Venue: CHC Offices, Cardiff

Training Type: General

Member Price: £ 435

Non Member Price: £ 835

THIS COURSE WILL RUN OVER 2 DAYS - THE ABOVE DATE IS FOR DAY 1 ONLY DAY 2 WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2019.

COST £290 PER PERSON (BASED ON £145 PER DAY)

Who is this training for?

People who have just joined a Board or who have been Board members for less than 12 months and who want to better understand the fundamentals of Housing Associations and good governance.

Participants will have an opportunity to network with other new board members from their own and/or other organisations.

What is the aim of the training?

To help new Board members identify and examine all the challenges facing Housing Associations in Wales whilst helping them develop their knowledge and understanding of the skills they need to apply in order to be the most effective in their new role. 

What are the key outcomes from the training?

As a result of attending this training participants will gain:

  • A greater knowledge of the operating and regulatory environment for Housing Associations in Wales enabling them to contribute effectively to developing and supporting their organisation’s aims and ambitions
  • An understanding of the fundamental roles and responsibilities of Board members so that they will be better able to fulfil their duties in the best interests of the organisation 
  • An insight into how to apply their skills, knowledge and experience well so that they will be able to confidently and constructively provide strategic leadership 
The course will cover:

Understanding housing associations

  • What is a housing association: its role, purpose and regulatory framework  
  • Understanding the wider legislative and operating environment
  • Money matters: running a sustainable organisation and ensuring value for money

Exploring the role of the Board

  • The core functions of the Board: strategic leadership. Roles and responsibilities
  • The 7 principles of good governance: understanding and applying the CHC code of governance
  • Working with residents and other stakeholders: being accountable and working in partnership to drive positive outcomes for communities

Using your skills, knowledge and experience well

  • Making meetings work: identifying the basics of good risk management, delegation
  • and decision-making 
  • Monitoring organisational performance: how to ask the right questions to gain assurance
  • Working together as a team: acting with integrity, managing conflicts and valuing diversity

Resources:

Booking Form Step 1 (1/2)