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Governance – An Introduction

Half Day


To give the board a better understanding of how effective Governance should work.


  • The concept and purpose of governance
  • The role of the board
  • Director’s responsibilities
  • Models and theories of governance
  • Common governance challenges and issues
  • The number of board members
  • Board member tenure
  • Should staff serve on the board?
  • Working boards – when there are few or no staff
  • Board leadership through tough times
  • When the board needs to step in and take over some management functions 
  • Board committees
  • Ownership and membership
  • Legal frameworks
  • Constitutions, rules and trust deeds