Governance training

Earlier this year we launched our Code of Governance to support the sector to achieve excellent Governance. Our new training programme aligns with our Code and will equip board members at all levels with the tools, skills and confidence to govern well.

New course details:

New to Board: November 29th and 30th

To book a space click here

An induction for new Board Members delivered by Deborah Walthorne


1. Understanding

housing associations

2. Exploring the role of the Board

3. Using your skills, knowledge and experience well– enquire for more details

Governing Well: October 19th, October 25th and 9th November.

To book a space click here. 

An induction for people who have been Board Members for over 12 months delivered by Deborah Walthorne. 


1. Providing clear strategic leadership

2. Working well as a Board

3.Managing risks and making effective decisions

4.Running a successful and sustainable organisation 

Iron Grip

Designed for a full board (1/2 day) – delivered by HQN Cymru


1. Stress testing business plan

2. Preparing for crisis

3. Decision making


Created for a full board who require advanced skills (1/2 day) – delivered by HQN Cymru


1. Managing reputation

– not just finance

2. How to behave in a crisis

3. When to talk to the regulator

4. Unintended consequences of taking remedial action


Courses 1&2- £145 per day - these are avaiable for bookings here, or contact Lesley for any in-house enquiries using the link below..

Courses 3&4 - *Costs tailored to each housing association are dependent on pre-course preparation

Email Lesley Smith for more information