January 2019

Preliminary programme announced for Governance Symposium

By | January 7th, 2019|Consort News, Events, Governance|

The inaugural NETpositive Governance Conference takes place at Emmanuel College, Cambridge on Wednesday 6 March and we're delighted to welcome an impressive complement of governance specialists to deliver this 1-day event, designed to enhance delegates' understanding and implementation of innovative and effective governance. See the programme here. Speakers include, from Top Left to Right: Mark [...]

December 2018

Associations Congress 2018: Breakfast Brains sessions

By | December 11th, 2018|Consort Thoughts|

Andrew Chamberlain will be hosting two Breakfast Brains sessions at next week's Associations Congress. Join him on Tuesday 18 December to discuss "Not-for-profit but also not-for-loss: the case for the continued professionalisation of association leadership and management" and on Wednesday 19 December for a discussion on "Member-led or member-focussed: the paradigm of association leadership and [...]

Associations Congress 2018: future proofing your association

By | December 6th, 2018|Consort News, Events, Governance|

As part of a 1-day governance stream, Andrew Chamberlain will be presenting a session on future proofing your association at the Associations Congress later this month. "Good governance” is the cornerstone of any successful association: designing and implementing effective governance structures, practices and protocol are fundamental to fulfilling an organisation’s mission. As association leaders, we [...]

Associations Congress 2018: governance workshop

By | December 4th, 2018|Client News, Consort News, Events, Governance|

Phil James, Chief Executive of the Institute of Leadership & Management and Andrew Chamberlain, Managing Director of Consort Strategy will be presenting the Institute's governance case study at the forthcoming Associations Congress later this month. Join us at #ACUKIR to learn more about the governance and strategic development of a 70-year old start up. Visit the Congress website [...]

Cambridge Governance Symposium: Registration is open

By | December 3rd, 2018|Consort News, Events, Governance, Strategic Partner News|

The inaugural NETpositive Governance conference for associations and membership bodies takes place at Emmanuel College, in the heart of historic Cambridge. A 1-day event combining plenary, breakout sessions and networking opportunities focused on enhancing delegates’ understanding and implementation of effective organisational governance practices. Follow this link for more details.

November 2018

Save the date! Cambridge Governance Symposium

By | November 26th, 2018|Consort News, Events, Governance|

In partnership with the UK's Trade Association Forum, Consort Strategy will be hosting the Cambridge Governance Symposium. The inaugural NETpositive Governance conference for associations and membership bodies takes place at Emmanuel College, in the heart of historic Cambridge and will be a 1-day event combining plenary, breakout sessions and networking opportunities focused on enhancing delegates’ understanding and implementation [...]

Fine-tuning the NI Board as a high-performing team

By | November 22nd, 2018|Consort Thoughts|

We had a hugely productive day earlier this week in Warrington⁩ with the Board of the Nuclear Institute discussing and agreeing creative approaches to NETpositive Governance and fine-tuning the Board of Directors as a high-performing team, including (bizarrely) building Lego dinosaurs!!

Consort @ TAF Best Practice Exchange

By | November 14th, 2018|Consort News, Events, Governance, Leadership, Strategic Partner News|

We had great day earlier this month with friends and colleagues Jordan and Agnieszka Fleming (Gamechangers), Phil James (Institute of Leadership & Management) and Jimmy Brannigan (NETpositive Futures) at the Trade Association Forum's Best Practice Exchange. Thanks for the opportunity to contribute to a diverse and high quality programme. Looking forward to the next TAF event - [...]

Launch of NETpositive Governance

By | November 12th, 2018|Consort News, Governance, Strategic Partner News|

It's Trustees Week and we're proud to publish more details of our new governance model, NETpositive Governance™. Good governance ensures the best possible processes for making and implementing decisions. NETpositive Governance™ goes further by ensuring boardroom culture, Board decision-making and the Board’s overall performance fundamentally enhances the positive impact of an organisation. It is a [...]