Audit Committee Training

Wednesday 2 November 2022

All charities need to monitor their governance and risk. Some do this through their trustee body, and some through committees like “finance and general purposes”.

Increasingly, charities are also establishing separate audit committees to help in their governance processes, but there is no established framework for them in the charity sector.

This online course introduces the main functions of audit committees and discusses their role in charities. It is a combination of presented material and discussion time.

This course covers

  • The role and composition of an audit committee
  • Guidance from the Charity regulators and other sectors
  • Key issues: assurance, risk and reporting
  • The effective audit committee

Who should attend

Finance Directors, senior management, committee members, treasurers, trustees, from charities both with or without audit committees.

When and where

14:00-16:30 Online

How to join:

Joining instructions and link will be shared before the event day. Please note any payments for events bookings are required to be made online.

About CFG events and membership

Becoming a CFG member gives you access to exclusive benefits including event discounts, so find out more about CFG Membership before you book. Association of Independent Museums members can register for free CFG membership through our partnership.

CFG events, training and members' meetings can count towards your continuous professional development (CPD), and this event could provide you with 2.5 hours of CPD. For more details contact your association or email



Introduction and Welcome Theory

Requirements of an Audit Committee

Regulatory Framework

Official Guidance

Guidance from Other Sectors

Key features

How useful is it?

What would it do in your charity?

What are the merits of separating out the audit element?



What Charities are doing

Application in the Sector


Working with other Committees


What to look for in accounts

Who should be on your audit committee?


Refreshment Break


Key Issues

Current agenda topics explored in detail



Charities - Members£114.00
Charities - Non-members£150.00
Individual - Members£114.00
Individual - Non-members£150.00

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