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Housing Governance:The Role of the Board Member - Arms Length Management Organisations (ALMOs)

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Local authorities, ALMOS (Arms Length Management Organisations) aim to provide housing at reasonable rents for those in housing need who are often unable or unwilling to purchase their own homes. Like most organisations social housing providers have objectives which they have to meet. The key to success in achieving these goals is the way these social housing providers are governed. To be well governed requires an effective Board or Management Committee to oversee the running of the organisations.

On completing the course learners will be able to: -

  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of ALMO Boards.
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of individual Board members.
  • Give examples of the skills and understanding required for being an effective Board member.

Other courses in the Housing Governance series:

  • The Role of the Board Member - Housing Associations
  • The Regulatory Framework for Housing Associations
  • The Regulatory Framework for Arms Length Management Organisations (ALMOs)

This course is reviewed on a regular basis and updated as necessary.

Description

Lesson Plan This Virtual College course contains: Welcome and learning objectives Governance Overview Housing Association Boards On completion of this course learners should be able to undertake the responsibilities listed: Explain the role and responsibilities of ALMO Boards Explain the role and responsibilities of individual Board members Show an awareness of the skills and understanding required for being and effective Board member Show an appreciation of the importance of individual and Board appraisal systems Explain the role and responsibilities of the Chair of the Board of ALMOs Explain the role and responsibilities of the Chief Executive of ALMOs

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

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

Duration

Approximately 1 hour. 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

Relevant to all staff working within the housing sector. This course is aimed at individuals new to housing or as a refresher for those already working within the housing sector.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

Interview Process

No interview required

Questions & Answers

Who is the course for?

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

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: £30 + 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
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Qualifications

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  • Qualification Name: Housing Governance:The Role of the Board Member - Arms Length Management Organisations (ALMOs)
  • Awarding Body: The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Contact Information

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