Board Secretary: Duties and Responsibilities

Area:
South Dublin City
Price: € 450 (discount rate available for IPA Corporate Members)
Duration: One Day
Type:
Job Skills and CPD, Workshops
Times:
9:30am-5:00pm on course dates (weekdays)
Schedule: TBC

Course description

This one-day Board Secretary workshop, delivered in conjunction with ICSA: The Governance Institute, is designed for those who have been newly or recently appointed to the position of Board Secretary in the public and not-for-profit sectors, and those who feel they would benefit from further or formal training.  The workshop will examine the role and responsibilities of the Secretary, both as prescribed, and in practice.  It will also look at good practices which a Secretary can introduce and foster to support good governance within their organisation.

The Board Secretary workshop will cover the following areas:

  • What Governance Codes tell us about the Board Secretary
  • The Role and Key Responsibilities: Legal and Practical (incl. Ethics in Public Office, Freedom of Information etc)
  • The Secretary and the Promotion of Good Governance (incl. information flows, member training, resignation)
  • Good Practices (e.g. agenda setting, minutes, induction etc)

Venue: Institute of Public Administration, 57-61 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin D04 TC62.

Fee: The cost of this one-day workshop is €405 for Corporate Members of the IPA and registered ICSA Members^ and €450 for others.  Fee includes workshop materials, lunch and refreshments.


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