GovernWell: Effective questioning and challenge, November

Date: 18 November 2020

Time: 09:30

Venue: Virtual event via Zoom

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Course overview

This course will help governors to work confidently and effectively with their directors in posing effective questions to hold the board to account. Listening skills and questioning styles are explored along with how to frame effective questions and challenge within the context of the governor role.

Who should attend?

I feel confident that I can be a more effective governor by sharpening my questions to elicit more appropriate responses from the NEDs and the trust, and help the future direction of the organisation.


Governors will gain:

The course had a nice balance between listening to information and participation in activity. Everyone had the opportunity to participate. Well constructed and very useful examples of how to challenge positively with open questions. Very worthwhile – thank you.


On the day

This event will be held online via Zoom. Please see below for an outline of the day:

Section 1: 09:30 - 12:30

Lunch: 12:30 - 14:00

Section 2: 14:00 - 16:00

Please note that these timings are a guide and are subject to change.  

How to book

The Effective questioning and challenge module costs £199 (ex VAT) per delegate.

You will need to provide a purchase order number at booking to confirm your place on this course. Card payments are also accepted.

Follow the booking link at the top of this page and create an account if you haven't already done so.

In-house training

This course can be delivered exclusively for your governors with in-house training. This can be tailored to your requirements ensuring consistent learning across the council.  To find out more please email Laura Ward.



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