Good Governance

Strong governance is often cited as the difference between organisational success and failure, and the more turbulent the environment becomes, the greater the need for good governance becomes.

Whatever your role – board member, governance professional or executive director – understanding what good governance looks like has become an essential skill.

This programme covers all aspects of governance, from roles and responsibilities, relationships with executives, the role of the governance professional, developing appropriate understanding and skills, through strategy and risk to assurance and performance.

Course content

  • Principles of good governance
  • Structures
  • Processes
  • Roles of Chair and Chief
  • The role of Governance professional
  • Strategy
  • Risk
  • Assurance
  • Performance
  • Reporting and metrics
  • Board evaluation

Duration of course

Bitesize, half day, full day or two programmes are available. Two-day programmes allow enough time to ground the learning with your organisation.

Why Capital Academy

All programmes delivered by the Capital Academy are designed to add value to people, teams, and organisations, and can be tailored to suit your specific needs. Our trainers offer expert industry knowledge and learning support, to help you develop your own understanding and skills. They will remain available to you after the delivery of the training, as a friendly face who can deal with any follow up queries. Ongoing support is also available via our consultancy firm, Capital People, or via our law firm, Capital Law.