How do the principles of governance apply to a Programme Board? It is important not to set up arrangements with built-in conflicts of interest.
15 principles for internal governance have been discussed in the last seven posts. They are listed here as a convenient summary. The full series of articles can be downloaded as a Word file here:
The first article in a series on designing internal governance systems considers the question ‘what is governance for?’ Later posts cover design principles.
If several of the statements in the article are true of your organisation, you may well benefit from reviewing your governance arrangements.
Informing Board members matters. In order for a Board (or any other body) to make good decisions, it has to be in possession of appropriate information.