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Governance Professionals in Higher Education - Full programme

County / Region
United Kingdom
Position on the Pathway
Governor's Pathway
Fellowship Category
Event Type
Development Programmes
Start Date
End Date
Four months
Institution Type
Higher education institution
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Watch the video

Watch an introduction to the programme with co-facilitator Aaron Porter.

Programme content

This programme will offer delegates a topical and flexible approach to professional development, combined with an opportunity to understand and share collective problems with peers across the sector and engage in collaborative problem solving. 
The programme includes some asynchronous study as well as presentations, opportunities for group discussions and exploration of issues, plus a dedicated cohort area for resources and ongoing discussions and problem sharing/solving.

  • Pre Course 
    Our virtual environment will include resources and opportunities for peer support and virtual networking.
  • Session One (core module)
    15 June 2021
    The Policy landscape, the HE environment and current challenges for governance professionals
  • Session Two (core module)
    2 July 2021
    Governing Body Culture, behaviours and understanding governing body dynamics in higher education
  • Session Three (optional stand-alone module)
    21 September 2021
    Developments in a virtual and changing world, how effective governance can support organisational sustainability, including the importance of board diversity.
  • Session Four (optional stand-alone module)
    7 October 2021
    Developments in a virtual and changing world, focus on purpose, strategy, risk, and the balance between conformance and performance.