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Board Roles & Responsibilities

Carmichael Centre
6:00PM - 9:00PM

This evening session will demystify Boards members' roles and responsibilities and give you tools to enhance your contribution and the effectiveness of your Board. It outlines the purpose of the board as a whole, particularly in relation to governance and management. We then examine the specific roles of individual board members and resourceful ways in which work can be divided up between members. We will look at effective ways of managing a meeting to get results. The workshop will finish with a discussion on practical solutions to deal with typical problems arising within boards.


Feedback on best features of the course from previous participants:

“Content was extensive, all questions handles professionally and politely.”

“Very informative covering a wide range, very interactive and interesting.”

“The discussion was very interesting and well approached.”

“Pitched correctly to a mixed audience.”

“Helpful handouts, very much appreciate the relevant content & powerful tips, much greater awareness of my responsibilities.”

“Diarmaid engaging and willing to answer all questions.”


Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí
Carmichael Centre

Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí, Carmichael Centre 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. 

Target Audience: 
Are you a Board member of a voluntary or community group? Are you unsure of what is expected of you? Do you want to ensure your organisation is governed in accordance with good practice?

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

·         Identify their own expectations of and motivation for board membership

·         Describe the purpose of their board and its responsibilities

·         Identify the different roles of board members

·         Identify good practice in operating as a board

·         Understand the Governance Code for Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations and the requirements of the Charities Regulator.


Carmichael Centre Resident Members: €60

Other Community Voluntary Charity Organisations: €70

Statutory/Corporate Organisations: €80

Booking Information: 

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