Introducing Effective Governance and Leadership

This is the start of the introductory lesson on Effective 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 through understanding effective governance and leadership, managing stakeholder expectations and learning more about the power of the vision driven enterprise.

Upon completion of this lesson, 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.

60 minutes

This lesson will take you approximately 60 minutes to compete, that is, if you just follow the explanations.

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 closer to 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.
further material

The following video gives you insight into key concepts and key terms of the lesson.

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.