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An Introduction to Governance for Social Housing Providers

This is a Virtual Course

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This course is primarily aimed at Social Housing Providers who are regulated for governance by the Social Housing Regulator. Those who are not such as local authorities or Arm’s Length Management Organisations (ALMOs) and Tenant Managed Organisations (TMOs) who do not own their stock, may also find it useful in terms of general good practice.

On completion of this Virtual College course learners will have a greater understanding of: Being a board member- why bother?

  • What the Social Housing Regulator expects from boards
  • What should a board member expect from a good governance structure
  • Codes of governance
  • How boards can achieve greatness
  • Boards and public duty - what standards should they follow?
  • Such a lot of responsibility! - is it all really worth it?

Description

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning
  • Objectives Being a Board Member – Why Bother?
  • The Regulatory Framework
  • The Governance and Financial Viability Standard and How it is Monitored
  • What Should A Board Member Expect from A Good Governance Structure
  • Choosing a Code of Conduct
  • How Can Boards Be Great?
  • Summary

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 30 minutes. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Target Audience

This module is aimed primarily at anyone working in the social housing sector. However, the module is also suitable for anyone wanting to learn more about social housing regulation.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

Interview Process

No interview required

Questions & Answers

Who is the course for?

This module is aimed primarily at anyone working in the social housing sector. However, the module is also suitable for anyone wanting to learn more about social housing regulation.

Does the course lead to a qualification?

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate

This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

Course details

  • Attendance: Virtual Course
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Hours per week: Flexible
  • Days: Flexible
  • Start Time: Flexible
  • End Time: Flexible
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Course Fees: £20 + VAT (discounts for block bookings) No fee remission available on this course
  • Venue: E Learning - Online learning -You can do your course from home or work
  • Faculty: .
  • Department Manager: .

Qualifications

  • Level:
  • Qualification Name: An Introduction to Governance for Social Housing Providers
  • Awarding Body: College Certificate

Contact Information

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This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

You can also download a printable application form (PDF 209KB).

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