Explanation of the Organisational Chart
NIODA’s Board of Governance (‘The Board’) is the entity charged with planning for, and oversight of, all of the Institution’s activities. The Board appoints and delegates to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who has responsibility for all NIODA operations. The Chief Executive Officer is an ex officio member of the Board and reports to the Board.
The Academic Board of Governance (ABG) is a standing committee of the Board. It is appointed by and reports to the Board of Governance. The role of the ABG is to provide academic leadership for NIODA and its programs. The Directors of Academic Programs and Research and Scholarship are accountable to the ABG for the delivery of the Academic Programs and Research and Scholarship (the Directors have dual accountabilities i.e. to the ABG and to the CEO, but report to the CEO).
The Human Ethics Committee (HEC) is a standing committee of the Academic Board of Governance and reports to the ABG. The HEC is responsible for approving research ethics applications for all research undertaken by the institute and its members (staff and students).
Finance and Risk Management Committee is a standing subcommittee of the Board. It has responsibility for planning, oversight and review of all financial and risk management policies and procedures.
There are two operational committees that support the day-to-day management of the Institution. These are the Executive Management Committee (EMC), which has responsibility for operational management and the Education Committee (EC), which has responsibility for the management of academic programs. The EMC is chaired by the CEO and the EC by the Director of Academic Programs.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has responsibility for the implementation of the Strategic Plan and the development of the annual Business Plan. The Directors of Academic Programs, Research and Scholarship and NIODA Consulting and are appointed by and report to the CEO. The CEO is an ex-officio member of the Academic Board of Governance.
The Executive Management Committee meets monthly and is the place where day-to-day management of the business and administration is thought about, planned and monitored. The EMC is chaired by the CEO and members comprise the Business Manager (when appointed), Administrator, Bookkeeper, Director of Academic Programs, Director of Research and Scholarship and Director of Consulting. Each Director appoints and manages the staff in their respective areas.
The Education Committee meets monthly and is the place where day-to-day management of the academic programs is managed. The Director of Academic Programs chairs the EC. Members comprise all teaching staff and the Administrator. Members of the ABG and the EC will be invited to attend EC meetings where their input is needed.