Building Better Governance

Why choose Building Better Governance?

Getting your governance right can be tricky for non-profit organisations. However, it is absolutely crucial for achieving your organisation’s mission.

The programme is designed to share Cass CCE’s governance experts’ practical and academic knowledge with sector leaders to improve governance effectiveness.

Programme dates and costs

Future Dates

The most recent series of Building Better Governance took place in Spring 2018. We are currently reviewing dates for 2019.


We are currently reviewing costs and dates for 2019.

If you are interested in commissioning one of our governance programmes and want to find out more click here.

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at medium-sized organisations although all are welcome, in particular the course would benefit chairs, trustees, chief executives and others who have a governance function within their nonprofit organisation.

How to book

Booking will be available once 2019 series dates are confirmed. Please register your interest using the button at the bottom of the page.

For more information please contact Anne Fry at or call 0191 233 2000

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About the programme

The topics covered include:

  • Board involvement in strategy
  • Board reports and dashboards
  • Accountability
  • Board meetings
  • Board evaluation and performance
  • Key relationships in the top team (Chair/CE; Board and SMT)

"This series has been so helpful in providing ways of improving our governance. We are already reaping the benefits of some of the changes we have made. I would recommend the Cass CCE Building Better Governance series to anyone serious about improving their organisation."

Nevil Osborne, Chief Executive, Keniston Housing Association