Generation Governance is an online resource for leaders of student clubs, societies and organisations. We offer tips and tools for running a successful student organisation and a free online governance course.
Our Student Governance Essentials course is aimed at students who:
Having said that, the information contained within this course is equally useful to anyone in the community thinking about taking on a committee role, such as with a local sports club or a school’s PnC. While the examples given in the course relate to the student experience, the learnings are universal.
Do the course and you’ll develop an understanding of basic governance issues and activities including:
Understanding these principles will help you to:
Learning the principles of good governance will give you a head start on developing an invaluable skill set that you can adapt to several situations in life. Totally worth it.
The course material in Generation Governance can help to formulate a ‘to-do’ list of tasks for your society. It will leave you with a feeling for the general structure of a society, the AGM process, considerations for an executive, the position of a society within the university and what your support networks are. All of this knowledge is useful for any leadership role you may encounter.
Learning about Good Governance takes away the anxiety around your responsibilities and allows you to enjoy the activities that first attracted you to get involved.