Governance Essentials for Local Government
Governance Essentials for Local Government is a sector specific version of the Foundations of Directorship program. Designed to provide councillors, mayors and executive management, it provides a basic overview of their duties and responsibilities through interactive working sessions and the use of relevant case studies.
Governance Essentials for Local Government consists of:
The Role of the Council and Councillor
Examines the governance role of the council.
Leadership: The Councillor's Role
Provides an understanding of a councillor’s own leadership style and that of others, leading to a more effective, high performing council.
Risk: Issues for Councillors
Introduces the councillor's role in risk oversight and monitoring including the impact on councillors at a personal and organisational level.
Introduction to Financial Information for Councillors
Provides and introduction to understanding financial reports within the regulatory requirements of local government
Who Should Attend?
Councillors, mayors and executive management in local government organisations who want to gain basic knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of boards and directors.
Mode of Study
Interactive facilitated sessions
Governance Essentials for Local Government is also offered through our In-Boardroom service.
All courses – 2 full days (14 hours)
Individual courses – 1/2 day (3.5 hours)
For more information please contact your State Office.
Please ensure you have read and understood the Cancellation Policy.