Governance in Higher Education
This highly customizable program aims at exposing participants to the theories, principles and practices of governance within the context of higher education. It will expose participants to the meaning of governance, key concepts, methodologies, approaches, trends and factors influencing good governance and tackles the issue of shared and participatory governance and the role of multiple stakeholders in particular that of students and faculty members. The program will also closely examine the relationship between management and governance and what can be done to create a strong partnership between the two. Requirements of regulatory bodies and external quality assurance agencies will also be considered during the program.
Throughout the ‘in-house’ version of the program institutions will be involved in reflecting on their current governance structures and arrangements and will engage in evaluating its effectiveness. A range of case studies and good practices will be shared as a reference point for the institution. The program may be offered as either a two or three day program.
This program is intended at members of the Executive Management of universities and colleges including Presidents, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Deans of Colleges, Chief Academic Officers and leaders of students’ affairs and administrative affairs as well and members serving on various councils and committees. In addition, the program may be of interest to managers and staff working within QA and effectiveness offices.