Data Governance for Directors

Learn what is meant by data and data governance.

This workshop focuses on the data governance knowledge and skills you need as a company director. It explores what is meant by data and data governance and the common misconceptions around these terms. Case studies and real-world examples will provide clear insight into what directors and boards need to know about data governance frameworks.


This course will give you the knowledge and skills to:

  • define data and data governance
  • describe the board’s responsibility in relation to data governance
  • identify opportunities and risks relating to data governance as part of an organisation’s strategy
  • access a range of resources and tools for developing good data governance


This interactive workshop is the result of a collaboration between the IoD and the Open Data Institute. Your learning will be shaped by the latest research and insights, and you will leave with a clear understanding of the importance of data to your organisation. You will also learn how data governance frameworks can reduce organisational risk while providing efficiencies and innovation opportunities.

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