Introducing Effective Governance and Leadership

This is the start of the introductory session of governance and leadership. Hope you enjoy the journey and learn about the governance and leadership module you are about to start.

In total there are four learning sessions you can now follow that take you from introduction to governance and leadership for social enterprises, understanding effective governance and leadership, managing stakeholder expectations and learning more about the power of the vision driven enterprise.

Upon completion of this module, it is expected that the learner will…

  1. Understand the difference between a governor and a leader.
  2. Recognise the different board of governor structures that a social enterprise can employ.
  1. Recognise and fulfil the necessary functions of a governor.
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60 minutes

This lesson will take you approximately 60 minutes to get through, that is, if you just follow the Mooc contents.

120 minutes

With additional reading this lesson should take you in total about 120 minutes to complete.

4 hours

With additional reading and a review of the academic articles, journal articles or advanced concepts should take you, more like, 4 hours to complete.

In this session we will further discuss what the differences between governance and leadership and then look at a further three aspects of a social enterprise, which are:

  • What are Governance structural models in Social Enterprise?
  • Exploring legal vehicles for Social Enterprises.
  • The role of Governance systems in a changing environment.

By the end of this session you will be aware of many different types of governance structures and recognise various legal frameworks surrounding Governance and status of a social enterprise.  Further you will learn how a social enterprise can continue its social impact in an ever-changing environment.

  1. We will further discuss what the differences are between governance and leadership.
  2. What are Governance structural models in Social Enterprise?
  3. Exploring legal vehicles for Social Enterprises.
  4. The role of Governance systems in a changing environment.