Data Governance for Directors

Practical workshop for understanding the issues, challenges and benefits of taking a strategic approach to data governance.

This course, developed in partnership with the Open Data Institute (ODI), focuses on director knowledge and skills in relation to data governance and how treating data as an asset supports your business strategy. You will gain practical skills and techniques in data governance that can be immediately applied to your organisation.


This course will give you the knowledge and skills to:

  • understand the difference between data governance and data management
  • describe key roles and accountabilities for data governance
  • identify common barriers to implementing a data governance framework
  • list and explain policies and processes needed to support data governance


Using real-world scenarios and case studies, you will gain an in-depth understanding of data governance and how it supports business strategy. You will understand common barriers to implementing a data governance framework and how to apply a framework to your context. You will be able to develop your own action plan for your organisation in terms of how to access, use and share data as an asset.

To find out more about the ODI, click here.

Course leaders

Our course leaders are expert practitioners specialising in data governance and helping organisations to use better data practices.

Dates and prices

21 Jul
116 Pall Mall, London
14 Sep
116 Pall Mall, London
15 Nov
116 Pall Mall, London

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Please get in touch if you have any questions about our business courses. Our contact hours are 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday. If you would like someone from our team to contact you, please use our contact form and we will respond within 24 hours.

IoD Professional Development

+44 (0)20 3855 4309 [email protected]
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