Course Description

Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies 2016

The updated revised Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies has applied from 1 September 2016. This is the key guidance document on the corporate governance expectations of State Bodies and other organisations operating to state body and public sector norms. The Code updates and expands on the previous code with additional guidance on several areas including:

  • Oversight arrangements with parent Departments;
  • Performance Delivery Agreements;
  • Alignment of Statements of Strategy;
  • Business and Reporting obligations;
  • Audit and Risk Committees;
  • Role and composition of boards and the role of the Chairperson;
  • Board and Committee effectiveness;
  • Accountability and compliance requirements;
  • Risk management and internal control reporting.

This is a one day course that will be delivered from 10:00am – 3:00pm (online) and 9:30am – 4:00pm (in person). It will be facilitated by subject matter experts.

Scheduled Dates* are:

  • 19 March 2024 (In Person)
  • 11 September 2024 (Online)

*Dates may be subject to change.

Training ProviderInstitute of Public Administration
Course LocationBallsbridge, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 4
Course CategoryCorporate Governance, Management & Leadership Development
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Start Date19th March 2024
Course End Date19th March 2024
Course DurationOne Day
Course TimeOnline: 10:00 am-12:00 noon & 1:00 pm-3:00 pm on scheduled dates (Weekdays) In Person: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm on scheduled dates (Weekdays)
Course Fee435.00
Phone01 240 3666
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Institute of Public Administration

57-61 Lansdowne Road,, Ballsbridge, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D04 TC62

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