Getting Started as a Director: Key considerations before accepting your first appointment
Demand for directors is growing. However tightening regulatory demands and community expectations mean it has never been more important to exercise caution when seeking and accepting a board position.This session will arm aspiring board members with the tools to build a practical action plan for building a board portfolio.
Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Control Framework for Directors
An overview of what directors need to be mindful of to mitigate fraud, bribery and corruption risks, and in turn avoid the sort of financial and/or reputation harm to your business which we see regularly in the media.
New Accounting Standards - Top questions directors need to ask now
Do you know what your director obligations are? Understand what impact the three significant upcoming changes to Australian financial reporting standards will have on your business and know what questions you should be asking now.
Staying Protected – Understanding your D&O insurance
The role of a director can be a rewarding one. What happens however when things go wrong? What do you need to know? Most importantly, will the D&O insurance be there for you when you need it most?
Gaining strategic advantage through ethical decision making
The session provides practical insights into the board’s role in corporate ethics and how boards may gain strategic advantage from ethical leadership by using the Ethical Kaleidoscope, a framework to support better ethical decision making in the boardroom.
Three techniques boards can use to prepare for the future
One of the key responsibilities of a board, in relation to corporate governance, is the process of setting, guiding and monitoring the organisation’s future direction. The principle seems simple but the process and decision-making technique may seem difficult to achieve.
Financial Essentials for Not-for-Profit Directors Series
The ability to effectively analyse financial statements is an essential requirement of all not-for-profit directors. However, it is an area where many directors feel the least comfortable. This webinar will focus on director essential knowledge and incorporating an Accounting Standard update.
Part 1 - Overview of ACNC requirements, financial statements and managing debtors
Part 2 - Key ratios in financial statement analysis and common red flags
Clinical Governance: Protecting your patients and your reputation
Care-based organisations rightly focus on their patients or clients, but are they ready to manage the reputational risks that affect not just the organisation but also us as directors?
Adaptive leadership for the NFP director in changing times
How can not-for-profit directors thrive in today's complex and rapidly changing environment? This webinar examines the challenges and opportunities directors are currently facing, ways of adapting, and emerging opportunities.
Informing the board - the power of effective board reports
What do board members look for in board papers? This webinar uncovers board and management reporting best practice such as a tips on effective board papers, and avoiding common mistakes.
Adding Value - The Role of the Audit Committee
The why, what and how of Audit Committees - a must for new or aspiring directors or a refresher for existing members.
Directors’ Duties: Annual Financial Reporting Considerations for Directors
The end of the financial year brings with it significant responsibilities for directors, these include understanding the areas of focus by regulators and what questions you might receive from auditors.
The Role of the Board in Innovation
Innovation is perhaps one of the most talked about, yet least understood, organisational activities that come under board review. Join us in shattering some myths about the similarities and differences between innovation in the public and private sectors, important for directors who operate across both sectors.
Building your social media profile and online reputation
Social media completely surrounds us, in our business, in our careers and it’s changed the way we communicate. Learn how to get the most from digital communication, what technology to adopt, what to ignore, and how to effectively create a personal brand that suits you.
Evaluating Board Finances Series
It is essential every director has sufficient financial literacy to be able to understand and interpret the financial information presented to them. This series will use real company financials to analyse interpret and question information using easy tools and visual dashboards
Part 1 - Interpret, analyse and question financial statements
Part 2 - Financial Ratios and Dashboards – Key tools in assessing trends
The board's role in hiring and firing the CEO
Have you got the right processes in place to ensure you have an effective CEO / board relationship that will enhance the performance and culture of your organisation? This 90 minute webinar will cover the key stages and highlight some tips and issues that can arise.
An introductory guide to directors' legal duties - Navigating the regulatory landscape
Considering becoming a director in today's heavily regulated world? Join us for an introduction to directors duties and common pitfalls to avoid.
Board Committees Series
This webinar series will explore board committees in detail. Starting from the foundations of when and why to set up, to focusing on a few common committees, and lastly evaluating ways to achieve a high performing committee.
Innovation and diversity - creating breakthrough ideas and smarter decisions
To coincide with the launch of her book 'Which two heads are better than one?' We invite you to join Juliet Bourke as she discusses her research findings.
Risk oversight for not-for-profits
Are you able to get “beyond the fog” and know that risk is being managed in your organisation?
The cultural context of decision making for directors
How do cultural factors impact yours and others approach to decision making? Maximise your boards potential by understanding why and how different nationalities, cultures and experiences may impact board advice and decisions.