How to Conduct Board Skills Audit

Board members are recruited through the ‘public appointments’ process. Their skills are reviewed during the procedure to ensure they can provide direction and leadership, hold senior staff accountable, represent work and scope of the public body.

As an individual Board member, there is no doubt about their exceptional skills. However can different expertise work in favour and complement each other, or does the Board heavily reliant on one set of abilities over another? In this expert-led virtual online training, participants will learn about Board skills audit and how balancing different skill sets can help the Boardroom to perform as a collective.

Key features:

  • Understand key skills required from Board members
  • Balancing different skill sets to make an effective board
  • Identify desirable skill assets that are not currently in the Board
  • Develop a Board recruitment framework to recruit candidates
  • Keeping board skills up to date with training and development opportunities

Who is this virtual course for:

This virtual online course is designed for public bodies’ Chair, and managers who support the Chair and the Board. Senior civil servants who aspire to join a Board would find this practical and insightful.


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Face to Face Training
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10:00 - 13:00


£395 + VAT


Zoom or MS Teams


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