3 x Good Governance training sessions to provide an introduction to the arts sector and insight into strategies for successful governance clearly outlining the legal and moral requirements placed upon a non-executive board member. Specifically developed for this initiative, this training allows for peer-to-peer learning and develops confidence to ensure participants engage fully in board business.
A Board Buddy to help with induction & orientation within the arts organisation. This individual may be a successful Young Professionals alumni who can help advise on the process from personal experience.
Access to a full year's calendar of A&BNI’s cultural and networking events, designed to allow you to form connections and build your businessand art sector knowledge.
£450 + VAT per participant (Arts & Business NI Member rate)
£500+ VAT per participant (non - A&BNI Member rate)
Costs are payable only upon acceptance into the programme.
"In terms of why you should apply to the Young Professionals on Arts Board programme, I can say that it has been a incredible experience in my development; it's an opportunity to do something different to the day to day, to develop your interpersonal skills, to add a string to your bow, and also have fun whilst doing it."
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"I’ve been blown away by my fellow board members who have a fascinating artistic and activist side, yet a really strong strategic business side. I’ve been able to use these little nuggets of how to think like a board director in my day-to-day role and governance."
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"We've had two board members through the Arts & Business NI Young Professionals on Arts Boards programme, and it's fantastic...you need people who have different perspectives sometimes, and have the sort of business know how we need more and more in the arts."
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“Carson McDowell have seen first-hand the benefit of placing their young professionals on this programme. The programme offers a practical way for young professionals to develop their skills, build up their network and support the arts sector in Northern Ireland. We commend this year’s participants for getting involved and supporting the arts, a community and sector that Carson McDowell believes enriches our society as a whole.”
Applications are now closed for the Young Professionals on Arts Boards 2020 programme. Please follow our social media channels to be updated when the 2021 programme opens.
For further details and any questions, please contact Maeve McKervey firstname.lastname@example.org
Please fill in our Board Matching form here. We will use this to understand the skillsets you require, and we will be able to ascertain if we can facilitate a candidate match that fits your needs.
Take a look at Board Bank, our placement programme for more experience business professionals here.
We would like to thank Carson McDowell for their ongoing support of Young Professionals on Arts Boards through pro-bono expertise and training.
This programme is subsidised by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
Arts & Business is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.