Bitesize course / Board assurance and working together

Examine governance during the business cycle and what the different models of governance are

6 hours Intermediate
6 CPD hours Free to NHS

This course is FREE to NHS staff. In partnership with NHS England, the HFMA are providing this course free of charge to all NHS staff. To see the options to access this course for free, please click here. If you are not a member of NHS staff and wish to purchase this course, please click the 'purchase' button in this banner.

HFMA bitesize course, Board assurance and working together


This course looks at governance during the business cycle, how boards get assurance that their organisation is meeting its objectives. It covers integrated governance, describing how organisations can bring together all the strands of governance. Finally, the course looks at some of the governance issues facing NHS organisations today including the creation of integrated care systems (ICSs).

This course is suitable for budget and operational managers, clinical staff, finance staff, governors and board members, new to the NHS, primary care staff.


  • Governance throughout the business cycle
  • How boards get assurance
  • Integrating governance
  • Governance: culture and values


What's included?

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6 hours of accredited CPD

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