Public Sector Governance

These workshops are suitable for experienced directors and aspiring directors. They give participants an overview of the key differences between governance on a private sector board and on the Board of a government owned organisation.

At the end of the session participants will have an awareness of the main governance roles and relationships and will be fully effective in managing the complexity of the government sector to produce enhanced corporate performance with lower levels of uncertainty and risk for employees and shareholders.

The course includes:

  • An introduction to governance
  • What's different in the public sector
  • Enabling legislation and overarching legal frameworks
  • Roles of ministers, portfolio departments, parliament and treasury
  • Finance, dividends and reporting
  • Planning and budgeting
  • Ethics
  • Stakeholders and sustainability