This introductory workshop will give you new knowledge and ideas about how to improve the performance of your board using an approach known as Policy Governance®. Recognised as international best practice that underpins the British Standard's Code for Governance and referenced by key NZ Government funding agencies. Policy Governance will provide you with a system to radically improve your board’s performance. This workshop will provide you with a clear understanding of how this approach can add to your board and enough information to work as a board to start putting it into practice straight away. The programme includes one-to-one coaching with directors.
– The principles of Policy Governance
– How to achieve clarity of purpose
– Ways to clarify the governance role through accountablities
– How to manage risk while empowering the CEO
– How to be more effective as a board through implementing clear practices
– Steps to take in adopting this approach
Title: Governance Essentials
Length: Full day
Dates: By arrangement
Cost: $5000 per board
Number of participants: 14 (no cost for extras)
Prerequisites: Ideally have been on or reported to a board
Time commitment: 7 hours for the workshop, 2 hours for reading, 1-3 hours for one-to-one work.
Course materials: Pre-course reading and templates provided
Note: ® Policy Governance is the registered service mark of John Carver. Registration is only to ensure accurate description of the model rather than for financial gain. The model is available free to all with no royalties or license fees for its use. www.carvergovernance.com .