Purpose of the Module
To understand the requirements, obligations, risks and challenges of acting as a council representative or nominee on an outside body e.g. as a company director or a trustee.
Any councillor who has been appointed to (or might be a candidate for) a role on an outside body e.g. a trust, a charity, a company, a governing body.
Addresses all the skills but particularly
That councillors undertaking these roles are confident in their responsibilities, can perform them well for the benefit of the body and the council, and can identify/mitigate risks.