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Effective Governance

08 Jun 2022 | Advance HE Advance HE associates David Langley and Mark Adderley discuss how executives and non-executives can contribute to the Board - and their ideas on what makes an effective Board.

The importance of the Board in higher education institutions cannot be overestimated. One of the key necessities for a Board is the working relationship between the executives and non-executives, ensuring that both know their well-defined roles, and that they appreciate what the other parties on the Board bring into the conversation. 

In this video, Advance HE associates David Langley and Mark Adderley discuss the key themes behind effective governance and good function Boards, giving their views on the advice they would give to non-executives when working on a Board with executives, what makes a good non-executive, how the Board comes together as an effective team, and their three top-tips for an Effective Board.

Watch the video below:  

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