Board Obligations & Finances/ Setting Up a New Charity or Organisation

One day workshop

2 June 2022

9.30am – 3pm

$65 if registered before 19 May ($80 after this date)

The legal obligations of being on a Board, managing Board finances well and what you need to know when starting a new charity or organisation.

Course Details

In today’s highly- changing environment, some of the biggest changes are the increasing legal expectations on boards and committees. THis workshop will explore what the legal obligations of being on a board are. We will explore what you need to know and where the limit of legal responsibility is as a board member.

One of the key legal responsibilities is ensuring that your organisation is using and managing its finances well. We will cover the basic principles of how to read your financial reports and how to notice when things are becoming a problem.

Starting a new organisation or charity requires some legal steps and some good conversations to set up the organisation well. Find out what you must do, what you should do, and what can happen later.

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The Learning Centre, Artworks
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island
Auckland 1081
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Phone: 09 372 9868



Carol Scholes

Carol has over 30 years of management experience in commercial and not-for-profit organisations in New Zealand and Australia, and eight years in CEO roles.  She has a Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management, a Graduate Diploma in Dispute Resolution (Mediation), and Certificate IV in Executive Coaching, is a qualified trainer using accelerated learning techniques, is a Master NLP practitioner, International Master Coach, Master Clinical Hypnotherapist and a certified mBit coach.

Now a governance and leadership consultant, Carol is currently the chair of CanTeen New Zealand, the Auckland University Students Association advisory board and Health Connections Ltd.

Carol is involved in the governance space as she passionately believes that all organisations and communities need effective leadership.  Exceptional boards set the tone and expectations for high achievement while valuing people and positively impacting communities.





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