Elearning Good Governance in the Public Service


Event summary

This international e-learning course is designed to provide guidance and establish a useful starting point for reviewing and improving the governance within your organisation, wherever it is based.

This is an e-learning course, it can be accessed at any time on your local computer – not just the dates shown. This module will last for approximately one-two hours.

For this e-learning session the delegate must book the course themselves.

Standard price

£50.00 excl VAT

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About this event

Robust governance is central to public sector organisations across the globe to ensure that they fulfill their overall purpose, achieve their intended outcomes for citizens and service users and operate in an effective, efficient and ethical manner.

The presentation is designed to last for approximately 70 minutes, although there are opportunities for you to review other material off-line at various points.

Good governance should assist in developing good management, good performance, good stewardship of public money, good public engagement and ultimately good outcomes.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to understand:

  • the principles of good governance
  • the role of an efficient Board and its members
  • concepts of accountability and other public service principles
  • how performance (including financial management) can be effectively scrutinised
  • the role of risk management and internal control within an effective governance framework.

Who will benefit

The e-learning product is designed for an international audience with a role to play in successful public sector governance including:

  • chairs, board/non executive members and chief executives of public bodies
  • elected representatives and members of local councils
  • senior managers who have a responsibility for reporting to the Board
  • risk managers
  • internal and external auditors
  • those charged with governance and supporting the Board.


  • Governance
  • / Local government