Governance Professionals' Development Programme (GPDP) for Clerks and Directors of Governance (Code: C1127)

This new programme has been designed to support the governance professional specifically in the leadership dimensions of the role. Participants will benefit from new insights, increased confidence and impact, and a network of peers.

Pricing options

£400

Upcoming

No suitable dates or locations? Please register your interest and we will let you know about new events as they are announced.

Who is this for?

  • Clerks
  • Directors of Governance
  • Governance Professionals of FE Boards

Training aim

The programme aims to take Governance Professionals through a leadership development experience that will support them in the key role they play within the dynamics of Governance and the Board.

The sessions cover the following key themes:

  • The purpose of Governance: a broader perspective
  • The role of the Governance Professional in the FE context
  • Insights into Board dynamics: the Governance Professional, Chair, CEO, and Board
  • Strategic leadership and adaptive approaches to Governance challenges
  • The role of the Governance Professional as a trusted advisor
  • Developing and sustaining Governance approaches of support and challenge
  • The Oxford Tutorial: an opportunity to work on personal development issues

Outcomes

Governance Professionals will gain a heightened understanding of FE Governance and an improved ability to act as trusted advisor for their Boards. Governance Professionals will benefit from the following:

  • Oxford insights into effective governance leadership and practice
  • Enhanced awareness of Board dynamics and decision-making
  • Deeper confidence, agency and resilience in the role of a Governance Professional
  • On-going tutorial support
  • Networking opportunities with Governance Professionals from across the sector

Length

24 hour programme experience delivered via Zoom, followed by ongoing Oxford Tutorial support, 3 months, 6 months and 9 months after the programme.


The formal programme will start around 13:30 on Day 1 and will finish at 17:00 on Day 2

Entry Requirements

Prospective candidates must submit a Personal Statement (no more than 250 words) with a description about themselves as an individual, their college, their work experience, and why they are applying for the programme.


Personal Statements can be sent to ETFGPDP@sbs.ox.ac.uk.


Contact us

If this course is not currently available at a suitable date/location, please register your interest and we will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830
E: bookingsupport@etfoundation.co.uk