Our training courses are online sessions, we cover a variety of subjects and we are also able to offer bespoke training, tailored to your organisation’s needs.

June 2022

Introduction To Supported Housing & Care

Coming soon – This training will provide an overview of supported housing in England and how it is funded. We will also explore the variety of supported housing models, and look at how we can modernise the way in which these are run with new technology, and how to ensure we tackle social isolation in older people.

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Introduction to Audit and Audit Committees for Board Members

Coming soon.
1.5 hour training will provide Board Members with an insight into Audit. This session will look at the expanding role of Audit Committees.  Committees may now cover risk, value for money and even litigation alongside audit and accounting requirements.  It will specifically look at the role of the Audit Committee in relation to audit, both internal and external.

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Introduction To Sustainability and Climate Change For Housing Association Boards

Coming soon.
There has never been so much content, so many opinions and so much urgency around sustainability and the environment. This introductory training session provides some important anchor points to support the attendee in framing the sustainability challenge and to identify points of alignment between your organisational strategic objectives and sustainability goals.

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Introduction to Risk and Assurance for Board Members

Coming soon
1.5 hour training will provide Board Members with an introduction to Risk and Assurance. The understanding and management of risk is a key element of any business and all social landlords are expected to manage risk effectively by their Regulator. This session will give Board members and officers a good grounding in how risks are assessed and the development of risk mitigations and recovery plans. The session will then consider how Board members gain assurance that risks are being managed and controls are being operated. As social landlords continue to be found wanting by Regulators around risk, how do you ensure that your organisation has been complying with all its requirements?

May 2022
March 2022
February 2022
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Virtual Chair’s Training

14, 21 and 28 February.
This course will run on Mondays across 3 sessions

Take your chairing skills to a new level. Join our sessions to share and find out how to lead your organisation or committee  in virtual and face to face meetings.
This 3 session Masterclass will increase your confidence, so you are effective in this challenging role.

January 2022

Governance Assistant Training (both with and without BDA Support Package)

Starts 31 January
This course will run on Mondays across 4 sessions; 31 January, 7 February, 14 February, (half term break) and 28 February 10 am to 12 pm.

Do you have (or are you) a governance officer/administrator who could do with help and support to learn more about the role and governance? Learn the skills you need to be the best governance officer you can be. This four month package includes a full day’s training, a suite of six recorded webinars to support your development, 121 mentoring from a member of the BDA and membership of our Governance Officer Go! Network – representing fantastic value for money!