The IPA Governance Forum will hold a special one-day workshop for Board Members on Thursday, 25 May 2017 and Thursday, 8 June 2017. This one-day event will provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of members of the boards of state, public and not for profit bodies. It will provide a briefing on the responsibilities of directors, issues which are of particular relevance to board members of public bodies as well as key characteristics of board effectiveness.
The IPA Governance Forum will be holding a briefing on the morning of Thursday, 4 May 2017 that will discuss the accountability of State Boards and factors that support board effectiveness. It will also look to identify areas to address in future research. There will be two presentations and a panel discussion involving contributions from:
The Institute's March to June 2017 Training Schedule for short courses and professionally accredited training programmes is now available for download here.
Institute of Public Administration pays tribute to the life of T.K. Whitaker
IPA announces new eight week Project + evening class, commencing in February 2017.
Pictured at the launch of Ireland - A Directory 2017 is (l-r) Marian O'Sullivan, Director General, IPA, Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, TD and Richard Boyle, Head of Publishing IPA.
Public Sector Trends 2016 by Dr. Richard Boyle is published by the Institute of Public Administration today 5 December 2017. Highlights include:
Local and Regional Bodies in Ireland 2012-2016 by Laura Shannon is published today by the Institute of Public Administration. Some highlights from the report:
Local Authority Times November 2016
The IPA is running a special briefing on the 2016 Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies that was launched this week at the Institute. See details of the briefing here.
IPA Training Schedule September to December 2016 (PDF Document)
National Housing Training and Development Programme: See the range of courses offered by the Institute under the NHTDP here
Local Authority Times July 2016
New Course: Principles of Data Protection - View details here *link unavailable*.
New Research Report: Review of National Non-Commercial State Agencies in Ireland: 2010-2015 View details of report here.