A range of written instruments provide for the good governance and management of MIT including Statutes, Regulations, Policies, and Procedures. The Policy Committee is set up by the Board of Directors as a standing committee, and is responsible for overseeing the development and review of policies at MIT. For the Terms of Reference of the Policy Committee.

The development and review of policies at MIT takes place in accordance with the MIT Policy Framework and Procedure. Broadly speaking, the Board of Directors is responsible for governance policies addressing the Institute’s broad decision making and accountability processes; the Academic Board is responsible for academic policies relating to student/teaching-related matters, and the CEO has responsibility for operational and management policies.