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Training: 4402 - An Introduction to Governance

January 20, 2022 @ 9:30am 2 x 3.5 hour sessions Online

This course will be delivered online over 2x 3.5 hour sessions. Session 2 will take place on 21/01/22.

Who is this for?

Those who have an interest in becoming a Board member for a Housing Association.

Why should you attend?

This course will provide learners with the basics of good governance practice whilst helping them identify the skills, knowledge and experience they can bring to the role of Board member.

Course overview:

As a result of taking part in this training participants will gain:

  • An understanding of the key roles and responsibilities of good governance and a specific understanding of the regulatory regime for housing associations in Wales
  • Insight into the clear difference between governing and representing, and the skills required to do both well
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of good financial, risk and performance management alongside the importance of diversity and relationship management

About the trainer

Our Governance trainer, Deborah Walthorne, is a highly respected trainer and consultant with a long and successful track record of offering first-class, practical advice and support. Deborah has been an associate trainer and consultant with Community Housing Cymru for over 15 years, with an expert knowledge of governance.

Read more about Deborah here (PDF).

Photograph of Deborah Walthorne
I’m going to use my learning to motivate myself to take the next step forward and go and seek opportunities for Board membership. The course has helped me to recognise I do have a lot of skills that I could bring to a Board, work on a different level and help make a difference.