Dates Times
3 May 2023 10:00 - 15:00
25 July 2023 10:00 - 15:00
21 Nov 2023 10:00 - 15:00
£165 +VAT
£270 +VAT

This course offers an in-depth examination of effective governance to equip you with the essential knowledge, skills and behaviour awareness you need.


This training will give you an applied understanding of:

  • Legal and regulatory requirements
  • Good practice in the housing and from other sectors
  • Realities of governance
  • Dealing with the pitfalls
  • Opportunities to apply this to your own situation.
What will I learn?

In this session, you will explore:

  • What governance is and how it is applied to a housing association, ALMO or TMO
  • Competencies required for effective governance
  • Essential skills such as analysing and scrutinising, preparing for meetings and relationship building with stakeholders
  • The roles and responsibilities of those accountable for the business that do not operational control of it
  • How individuals in other roles can be effective
  • The importance of setting aside other interests to govern only on behalf of the business.
Who should attend?

All those looking to expand their knowledge on this subject including board members, senior executives, company secretaries and others with an interest in good governance of housing providers and agencies.

Benefits of attending

Here at CIH, we want to provide everyone in housing with the skills and knowledge needed to keep up with the ever-changing environment. Our online training has been developed by expert professionals on critical topics and allows you to apply the learning to your day job.

Your trainer

Michael Guest has extensive expertise and experience of the housing sector, with specialisms including governance in housing, education and beyond. An experienced chair, chartered housing professional, chartered manager and certified management consultant, Michael holds two Masters’ degrees: one in leadership and management, another in housing studies, plus a postgraduate certificate in corporate governance

How to book your place

Click book today at the top to secure your place through our customer portal. If you don't already have an account, you'll be asked to create one, but don't worry; it's easy. Then select the training date you wish to attend and follow the instructions in the portal.

Please note: There will be a small increase to the Housing Academy prices from the 1st April 2023. This increase will apply to all training bookings made from the 1st April 2023.

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