Governance in Higher Education refers to the means by which Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are formally organized and managed; this program aims at exposing participants to the principles of good governance in higher education. The program start by defining the meaning of governance, key concepts, methodologies, approaches, trends and factors influencing governance. It tackles the issue of shared and participate governance and the role of multiple stakeholders. The program also tackles the relationship between quality, leadership, and governance and will place particular emphasis on strategies and best practices for assessing governance efficiency. The program concludes by considering various means and methods to measure the effectiveness of governance systems in higher education. Throughout the program participants will be invited to share their experiences and learn from one another.

Target Audience : This program is intended at the Executive Management of universities and colleges including Presidents, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Deans of Colleges, Chief Academic Officers and leaders of Students’ Affairs and Administrative Affairs as well and members serving on various councils and committees. In addition, the program may be of interest to managers and staff working within planning and effectiveness offices. who are in charge of overseeing governance as part of their duties.