Academi Wales

Llywodraeth Cymru
Welsh Government

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Board development: Healthy Boards

  • Audience:
    Boards in Welsh public services
  • This course is delivered on demand
  • Duration:
    Half day


How we as public sector leaders, contribute to our Boards is an essential element for building the right boardroom culture to deliver high performance.

This session provides an overview of the challenges ahead for Boards in public services, an awareness of healthy Boards, what they look like and what they do, together with an understanding of the steps to improving board performance.

Participants will have the opportunity to self-assess their own Board’s performance and identify key themes to enhance performance. Participants will receive a checklist of practical actions to improve Board performance together with a copy of the underpinning research on High Performing Organisations.

Benefits to you

This workshop will enable participants to:

  • explore the unique challenges for Boards in the public sector
  • have a greater awareness of what a healthy Board does
  • identify how they can contribute in a positive way to creating a healthy Board
  • recognise the elements of a healthy Board and ways in which they can improve or enhance their own performance and contribution

Leadership behaviours

This learning programme will help you to develop your leadership behaviours in the following areas:

Learning and self-awareness

Building collaboration and partnership

Sharing leadership

Strategic orientation

Target audience

Boards in Welsh public services


Please note that all courses are free, unless otherwise stated.

How to apply

All enquiries contact Governance and Board Leadership.