Housing associations in a nutshell (HAIAN) - SHARE



This is a comprehensive six evening introductory programme for new Committee/Board members or those who want, or need a refresher.

You can book the full programme or alternatively, if you wish to book the individual sessions please click on the title of the individual course.

Book the full programme and any additional delegate booked on will receive 10% off the full programme.

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

22.10.2020 – Housing Associations/Co-operatives – an introduction

The first session in the series gives some background on the history of the development of housing associations in Scotland, how they are run along with an introduction to the role of the Scottish Housing Regulator.

28.10.2020 – The role of the Committee/Board

This session will examine the role of the Committee/Board within a housing context as well as how that role works with staff and the role of staff in general. Delegates will also look at the Committee/Board role in governance, confidentiality, codes of conduct, Scottish Housing Regulator’s governance framework.

04.11.2020 – Housing management – an introduction

This session will provide participants with an overview of the law and regulation that applies to housing management as well as the basics of allocations, rent management, dealing with anti-social behaviour and estate management.

18.11.2020 – Finance – an introduction

This session will provide Committee/Board with an understanding of how finance operates within the housing sector. It is designed to provide you with an overview of the key areas in finance including the Committee’s/Board’s role in financial management, understanding financial terminology, the financial tools used and the key questions to ask.

02.12.2020 – Maintenance – an introduction

This course will look at the importance of the maintenance function within a housing association as well as the legislation underpinning the maintenance service and the role of the Scottish Housing Regulator.

09.12.2020 – Development – an introduction

This session will introduce Committee/Board members to their role within a planned development programme. Delegates will explore funding options and examine the procurement process.

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Trainer: Stuart Eglinton, Patricia Gallagher, Gary Dalziel, Owen McMillan and Kirsteen McGinn

Full programme costs: Members £600.00 / Non-Members £1200.00

Individual session costs: Members £100.00/Non-Members £200.00 per session

To book a place please visit our website by clicking here