We’ve pulled together some of the best resources and tools to help you learn and grow as a trustee, a leader and a board. Can’t find what you need? Check out our Better Boards programme for bespoke support.
Better Boards: to help you develop
Our Better Boards programme is bespoke training run by our experts. Our skilled facilitators will prepare and run one or more sessions for you to help you explore your responsibilities and opportunities, and to help shape the direction of your charity.
Another helpful document for trustee boards is the Governance Code. If you and your fellow trustees follow everything in the code then you will be able to exercise good leadership of your organisation.
The national umbrella charity NCVO have produced a library of e-learning for charities, social enterprises and community groups. There’s lots there, whatever your query. Did you know that if your turnover is less than £30,000 pa, you can become a member of NCVO for free and get all the benefits?
Did you know that there is a national network of charity Leaders? ACEVO provide training, career development and much more.
TED talks for charity leaders
These popular, engaging short talks may give you much food for thought. You can browse them yourself, but here are some that other people are recommending:
In addition to leading your own organisation, you might find yourself part of a wider system, trying to make a positive change in an area where lots of other agencies are also involved, such as healthcare provision. You might feel like a small fish in a large pond; but even small fish can exercise leadership.
Here are some articles which explore systems leadership which you might find helpful.