Governance Certificate for Credit Union Directors
- Price for ABCUL member credit unions: £99.00
- Price for others: £125.00
The Governance Certificate for Credit Union Directors is designed to provide credit union elected officers, managers and volunteers with an insight into the governance issues facing credit unions in Britain.
It’s aim is to provide you with appropriate skills which are essential in the efficient and effective governance of the credit union, so that you are able to meet required objectives and demonstrate effective directorship and trusteeship on behalf of members.
Who should study it?
The Programme is equally appropriate for people who are new to a directorship in a credit union and existing elected officers, managers and volunteers to bring them up to date with recent developments.
There are no specific admission requirements or criteria for students to undertake the programme.
What topics does the course cover?
Leadership in the Credit Union
Section 1: Looking at leadership
Section 2 Vision and credit union leadership
Section 3: Working together as credit union leaders
Section 4: Leadership in a broader context
Section 1: Planning and its benefits
Section 2: Key considerations in planning
Board Development and Performance Evaluation
Section 1: Evaluating the board
Section 2 Developing an effective team
Section 3: Performance issues
Governance in the Credit Union
Section 1: Governance in the credit union
Section 2: The code of governance for credit unions
Section 3: Understanding responsibilities and relationships in the governing role
Section 4: Widening the governance agenda
What will I get from the course?
The course has been designed to offer the following benefits:
The ability to address the specific issues of either leadership; strategic planning; board development and evaluation; or governance
The achievement of relevant learning that is appropriate for credit union elected officers, managers and volunteers.
An opportunity to developing and enhancing your professional knowledge in the governance and management of a credit union.
A better understanding of the board’s role and responsibility within the credit union.
The opportunity to integrate academic study into the practical aspects of credit union governance.
- An opportunity to add value to the credit union movement by developing your own skills & knowledge