Training Course: Governance - Principles & Best Practice *NEW Content for 2023*

Join our masterclass for senior level staff. Take part in a thought-provoking assessment of the pressures, processes and principles of governance. You will cover the PARN 'Cupped Hands' model of governance, as well as the pros and cons of different structures in the context of sector case studies. Plus, discuss governance issues with others facing similar challenges.

Updated for 2023 with the latest PARN Research
5 December 2023
10.00 am to 4.00pm   

Take part in a mix of interactive sessions, video case studies, presentations and individual reflection in a friendly environment. You'll receive guidance from our Deputy CEO, Robert Pitts.

We'll start at 10:00am and finish at 4:00pm with teas, coffee, refreshments and lunch provided.

You will receive a virtual training folder full of supplementary information to support your learning on this topic, along with copies of course slides and case studies.

Which themes will I explore?

  • Introduction to governance of professional bodies: structures and processes
  • Principles and evidence of good corporate governance and board competencies
  • Legal responsibilities of directors or trustees

How will I deepen my understanding?

  • Develop a comprehensive perspective on the governance of professional bodies
  • Consider the advantages and disadvantages of your own governance structure and processes
  • Compare traditional representative Councils vs ‘private sector’ Executive Boards
  • Learn about PARN’s Cupped Hands model of governance
  • Review the legal responsibilities of directors and trustees
  • Consider the competencies required of members of the governing body
  • Review best practice processes, such as: nominations committees, induction, evaluation
  • Consider the processes of implementing change in governance
  • Learn how to avoid pitfalls when implementing change in governance
  • Appreciate the future of professional body governance


“Very worthwhile, I have ideas I now want to explore.”

Kate Tomlinson
Group Company Secretary
Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

"I go on training courses and only 10% is relevant to me, but this course has been completely relevant to my role and organisation."

Marion Young
Governance Secretary
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

"Exceptionally valuable for personal CPD and for organisational development.”

Kenneth Aitchison
Skills Strategy Manager
Institute of Conservation

Member Price: £295 + VAT (£354 including VAT)

Non-Member Price: £495 + VAT (£594 including VAT)

Register or sign in now to book your place!

12/5/2023 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
GMT Standard Time
The Chartered Institute of Taxation Chartered Institute of Taxation 30-33 Monck Street LONDON, SW1P 2AP UNITED KINGDOM
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