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Governance & Organisation

Institution of the Vocational Training Council (VTC)


The supreme governing body is the Board of Governors, which sets the Institute’s strategies and policies, and ensures that these are implemented well and resources are used effectively.  Its members are prominent people from business and academia, with the former more numerous because of the vocational nature of the programmes. 


As the Institute is a member institution of the Vocational Training Council (VTC), it has close ties with the parent body through members of the VTC’s Council sitting as members of the Board of Governors.


The Institute Council is the executive body administering and managing the Institute’s day-to-day operations.  It is chaired by the President of the Institute and most of the members are academic staff.  Under the Institute Council is the Academic Board, which oversees the Institute’s academic affairs and is chaired by the Vice President.


Each Faculty has a Faculty Board, which is headed by the Dean and is responsible to the Academic Board for the teaching and general organisation of the faculty’s degree programmes.