Updates & Presentations

Audit and Risk Committees - Key Issues

The Forum convened for its 18th and final event of 2019, on the topic of Audit & Risk Committees.

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Risk Management and Risk Appetite - Making it Meaningful

The Forum convened this morning (7 November 2019) for an interesting and insightful morning on risk management and risk appetite.

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Good Governance and Culture: Features and Assessment

The Forum convened this morning (10 October 2019) for a rich discussion on the key elements of, and importance of, culture and the role of senior teams and boards.

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Enhancing Strategy and Performance Reporting

The Forum convened for a morning session on this salient topic for public and non-profit entities.

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Board Secretary Network - The Secretary and Board-Executive Relations

The second Board Secretary Network event of 2019 (in association with the ICSA) took place on 11 September at the IPA.

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Effective Communications and Stakeholder Relations

Here you will find the presentation for our 20th June event.

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Round Table for Chairpersons of Audit and Risk Committees - June 2019

Here you will find the presentation for our 6th June event.

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Charities, Non-Profits and Funders – Performance, Reporting and Accountability

Here you will find the presentation for our 2nd May event.

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Periodic Critical Reviews: Considering Methods and Practice

Here you will find the presentation for our 25th April's event: Periodic Critical Reviews: Considering Methods and Practice.

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Trust and Assurance

The presentations for our 28th March 2019's half-day event, Trust and Assurance at the Lansdowne Football Club, can be found here.

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Board Effectiveness – Key Elements and Review

The presentations for our 14th March 2019's event, Board Effectiveness – Key Elements and Review, can be found here.

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Department-Agency Relations – Autonomy & Accountability

Our February Session looked at Government Department & State Agency Relations around the themes of Autonomy & Accountability.

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Board Secretaries Network

The inaugural Board Secretaries’ Network in association with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) took place today, Thursday, 7 February 2019 at the IPA.

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Key Governance Topics for 2019

Please click here to access the presentations from the 31/01/2019 Governance Forum event.

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Audit and Risk Committees - at the Centre of Assurance

Please click here to access the presentations from the 09/11/2018 Governance Forum event.

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Risk Management: Embedding, Opportunity and Appetite

Please click here to access the presentations from the 09/11/2018 Governance Forum event.

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Governance and Corporate Culture: Setting the ‘Right’ Tone

Please click here to access the presentation from the 11/10/2018 Governance Forum event.

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Effective Strategic Planning and Performance Reporting

Here you will find the presentations for the 20th of September's event.

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The Board Secretary: An Enabler of Board Performance

Here you will find the presentations for the 6th of September's event.

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IPA Governance Team support Consultative Panel on the Governance of Charities

The Report of the Consultative Panel on the Governance of Charitable Organisations was launched in May 2018. Find out more about this project here.

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Charities, Non-Profits and Funders – Governance Culture, Values and Behaviour

Here you will find the presentations for the "Charities, Non-Profits and Funders – Governance Culture, Values and Behaviour" event.

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Department - Arms-Length Body Relationships

Here you will find the presentations of our Governance Forum event reflecting The Department - Arms-Length Body Relationships

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Assurance Frameworks and Expectations – Sources of Assurance for Boards and Senior Executives

Our March event considered whether public accountability rely on assurances and what the implications are of this reliance, how we can ensure the effectiveness of assurance systems and how is the role of the auditor evolving in the context of the changing operating environment for organisations, increasing stakeholder expectations and evolving governance requirements. Here you will find the presentation slides.

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Board Effectiveness Reviews - People, Process, Culture and Performance Considerations

In this February event, the presentations explored methods, processes, areas of focus and new thinking around reviews. Here you will find the presentation slides.

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Key Governance Topics For 2018

For the first 2018 Governance Forum event, our three speakers spoke on three key topics which will have significant impacts on public sector Governance this year. Here you will find their presentation slides and other documentation mentioned.

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State Body Governance: Key Issues and Challenges

Here you will find the presentations of our special Governance Forum event reflecting on the Code of practice and its implementation one year after its launch.

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Audit Committees – Key Features of an Effective Committee

Here you will the presentations and documentation from the 7/12/2017's event

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Risk Management – Embedding Good Practice

Risk Management presentations available here.

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Periodic Critical Reviews : Materials

One of our speakers for the 12th of October event on Periodic Critical Review, Lesley Ann Nash, referenced several materials during her presentation which would be beneficial for our Governance Forum members.

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Periodic Critical Reviews: Why, What and How?

The presentations for this event are up now. An event summary will follow shortly.

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Strategy: Effective Planning and Implementation.

In this 2017 September event, Tom Ward and Deirdre Lyons spoke about issues surrounding Strategy planning and implementation. John Laffan talked about agency strategy for organisations with agencies under their remit.

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