New Dates Announced for the Trustee Leadership Programme (Virtual)

23rd August, 2022

New Dates Announced for 2022/23 

We are delighted to announce several new courses as part of our award-winning Trustee Leadership Programme. Please see below for the full schedule and to find out more about each of our programmes. 

  • Trustee Leadership Programme, 7th & 8th December 2022
  • Trustee Leadership Programme, 7th & 8th February 2023
  • Emerging Chairs Programme, 26th April 2023
  • School Governance Programme, 7th & 8th June 2023
  • Trustee Leadership Programme, 13th & 14th September 2023
  • Emerging Chairs Programme, 29th November 2023
  • Trustee Leadership Programme, 13th & 14th December 2023

About the Trustee Leadership Programme 

Delivered by social enterprise Cause4 in partnership with the Clothworkers’ Company, this award-winning Trustee course now trains over 500 Trustees a year and gives professionals the skills and confidence to join a charity as a board member.

An enriching career development opportunity offered across two online sessions, the course covers the key responsibilities of Trustees and other regulatory issues alongside real-world insights from experts from across the charity sector.

About the Emerging Chairs Programme 

The acclaimed Trustee Leadership Programme has now launched an enriching career development opportunity, offered over one day, to cover the key considerations and skills needed to chair a Board of Trustees. 

Too often Trustees find themselves chairing a Board with the ultimate responsibility for the charity’s success and sustainability but with little support or training.  Just as with any organisation, the buck stops with its leadership and Chairs of charities need to feel empowered to know what is expected of them.

The programme is suitable for those who aspire to become Chairs of a charity or for existing Chairs who wish to progress and develop within their role.  All participants must have experience as charity Trustees. These practical sessions will also provide time for Q&A.

About the School Governance Programme 

The Trustee Leadership Programme now trains over 500 professionals across the UK annually to become charity Trustees and School Governors.

The School Governance Programme stems from the estimated 18,000 additional volunteers needed to sustain school governance in the UK (NGA and TES 2019), and Ofsted recommendations for better training for school board members.

An enriching career development opportunity offered in an online format, the course covers the key responsibilities of School Governors, alongside real-world insights from across the charity and education sectors. The sessions give participants extensive time for Q&A.

“It is the best training I have had in the past 5 years. Michelle Wright is incredibly informed, knowledgeable and a gifted teacher” - Julie H, UBS

For more information including costs and how to book, please see the relevant course event pages on our website. 

If you have any other questions, please also email


Michelle Wright

CEO, Cause4

T: 020 7247 2963

Booking terms and conditions can be read here.

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