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Chairing skills

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Chairing skills

Date: No dates for this event.
Course duration: 1 day
Venue: Bob Allan Conference Centre, Saracen House, 139 Saracen Street, Glasgow, G22 5AZ
Costs: Members £95.00 / Non-Members £195.00

Who’s it for and what’s it all about

There are greater expectations of Chairs these days. They have to lead the Committee / Board and work closely with senior staff and in particular the Director or Chief Executive. This session is for new and experienced Chairs, vice Chairs and those who are being prepared for the position of Chair.

Course Content

• Explore the pressures facing Chairs
• Practical tips to build confidence and awareness
• The dos and don’ts of chairing meetings
• Relating to the rest of the Committee/Board and senior Staff

Course Outcomes

By the end of the session you will be able to

• Identify the skills needed by Chairs
• Discuss the pressures facing Chairs
• Describe how to work with the senior staff team
• Chair meetings well
• Deal more confidently with issues in your association


Trainer: Alan Ferguson