ISO 37000, Governance of Organizations - Foundations

Overview

The International Organization for Standardization has published the first ever international benchmark for good governance with unanimous approval. The International Standard, ISO 37000, provides guidance for the governance of organizations and a common language for all sizes and types of organizations across jurisdictions.


The pursuit of purpose is at the centre of all organizations and is, therefore, of primary importance for the governance of organizations. Good governance of organizations lays the foundation for the fulfilment of the purpose of the organization in an ethical, effective and responsible manner in line with stakeholder expectations.” ISO 37000


Good governance not only builds trust, it improves business performance and contributes to social and environmental integrity. ISO 37000 provides governing bodies with the tools they need to govern well, such that their organizations can perform effectively while behaving ethically and responsibly. 

 

This internationally accredited course is presented by the standard’s co-editor, Carolynn Chalmers, and provides an excellent foundational understanding of ISO 37000.

Trainer

Carolynn Chalmers

Topics

Format

The training programme is an online self-study digital training course.

The course comprises online videos, written text and take-away documents followed by an examination. 

The training is globally applicable.

Certification

When booking through the Good Governance Academy, all attendees will receive certificates of attendance.

Our certificates of attendance are used by most professional associations for continuing professional development purposes.

A certificate is awarded on successful completion of the examination international accreditation and exam institute, APMG.

Cost

Carolynn Chalmers

Governance Advisor

Carolynn assists leaders and leadership teams to understand and apply governance principles and generate value for their organisations. She makes use of her expertise and experience in corporate governance, organizational strategy, Digital Transformation and systems thinking to do so.

Carolynn is the Chief Executive Officer of the Good Governance Academy and Managing Director of Go Govern. Carolynn also manages Africa’s largest online governance network.

Carolynn has extensive management and governance experience and has held various Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Board, Board Committee and Executive roles for international, listed, private and public organisations. Her experience spans many industries, including financial services, health, energy, construction, education, tourism, media and the public sector.

Carolynn is co-editor of the ISO standard for the governance of organizations (ISO 37000) and Chairperson of the associated South African Bureau of Standards mirror committee, TC309, where she also represents South Africa’s King Committee.

Carolynn is best known for her successes in designing and leading large, complex strategy and organisational transformation implementations – she attributes this success to the application of effective governance principles.

Carolynn has received numerous national and international accolades for public speaking.

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