Topic: Director performance

Are you looking to improve your performance as a company director? AICD can help set you on the right path


What’s your corporate handicap?

Companies must monitor future-driving metrics rather than judging performance through outcomes alone; especially in this period of disruption.

Federal Court affirms Brickworks and Soul Pattinson directors had companies’ best interests in mind

A Federal Court decision in the long-running Perpetual-Brickworks/Soul Pattinson litigation appears to underline existing principles relating to directorship and governance.

Vicdeaf invests in governance training to prepare leaders for new (NFP) world order

In a first, Vicdeaf and the Australian Institute of Company Directors collaborate to deliver the Company Directors Course™ to three of the organisation’s deaf leaders as they prepare to take on the bi...

How the C-suite sees risk: what boards should know

A recent international survey of C-suite and senior business leaders on the most pressing current and future risks to business could help align important risk conversations between board and managemen...

Are you - and your board - relevant?

It can be easy for boards to become complacent. Sally Freeman, Partner in Charge of KPMG's Risk Consulting, and Peter Nash, KPMG's Australian Chairman, explore how our traditional skill sets of financ...

Striking a balance

Dominant shareholders have the ability to influence boardroom decisions, so what can directors do to ensure such decisions are in the best interests of the company? Domini Stuart reports.

AICD launches NFP Director Tools to support good governance in the sector

The AICD is committed to supporting NFPs meet their future challenges. To further this aim, a new set of practical resources has been developed to help NFP directors fulfil their duties and excel in t...

AICD On Board Forums: supporting women into the boardroom

A new initiative of the AICD to advance gender diversity, the On Board Forums provide an opportunity for women to build their networks and learn from some of Australia's most distinguished chairs.

Simon Says: the former Australian of the Year on innovation and why he left AMP

Simon McKeon AO FAICD, in conversation with Alan Kohler at a recent AICD Leaders’ Lunch, shared his views on innovation, boardroom diversity and the energy of millennials. He also finally broke ...

Governance Issues in Private Companies

The ASX Corporate Governance Council Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations are only required to be followed by listed companies (on an ‘if not, why not’ basis for the most pa...
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