An introductory course for those new to the governance role covering core elements of knowledge that a Governance Advisor will need. Delivered in partnership with Meeting and Governance Solutions Ltd.

  • 17 Apr 2024-18 Apr 2024
  • 09:15 - 16:30
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  • Taituarā Training Room, Level 9, 85 The Terrace, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, New Zealand

About this event

Governance Advisors play an integral part in supporting the governance systems, processes and elected representatives within the local government sector.

This role is highly professional, requiring skills and knowledge to support elected members in making good decisions in a framework that complies with legislation and good practice.

This two-day introductory course for people new to the role will provide all the core elements of knowledge that a new Governance Advisor will need to undertake the role in their initial stages of development.

This workshop delivers the following outcomes:

  • Knowledge of the core role and responsibilities of a Committee Advisor
  • Understanding of legislation that is relevant to the role
  • Practical application of Standing Orders
  • Techniques to enable effective relationships with elected representatives to be established
  • Knowledge of the requirements for minute taking
  • Overview of the types of hearings that a Committee Advisor may be involved in

The workshop comprises a mix of presentations, discussion and practical application.

Day One – Wednesday 17 April 2024 9:15 AM – 4:30 PM

Day Two – Thursday 18 April 2024 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Register here.

Registrations close on Monday 8 April 2024

This event is delivered in partnership with Meeting and Governance Solutions Ltd.
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Vern Walsh Mobile 021 770283
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