Topic: Professional development

Professional development is learning to earn or maintain professional credentials such as academic degrees to formal coursework, conferences and informal learning opportunities situated in practice.


7 essential attributes of the future director

There is only one constant in the world – change. While some directors may have achieved successes in the boardroom with certain attributes, the endlessly changing world is now asserting demands for n...

3 tools all directors need to maximise their performance

The AICD have a range of tools designed to help directors assess and improve their performance and development. Here are three all directors should use.

How hiring for EQ could help change your organisational culture

Global chief of people at Aurecon, Liam Hayes, says people with high emotional intelligence (EQ), or soft skills, could be more beneficial to your organisation.

Do these 5 dysfunctions resonate with your board?

AICD's new Boardroom Mastery course identified the 5 dysfunctions on a board, and how to overcome them. Are these traits present on your board?

Six phases of a productive director conversation

“How do directors know their conversations are having the desired impact?” In this exclusive extract of AICD’s latest publication ‘Setting the Tone from the Top’, Melinda Muth and Bob Selden detail ho...

What the ACNC review means for directors

The findings of the recent review into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission could change the way that charities are regulated and even impact the way directors’ duties are applied. ...

How mindfulness can improve your board performance

Gillian Coutts recounts how mental discipline and mindfulness have improved her board performance and capacity to fulfil her director responsibilities.

How do you assess the peformance of your CEO?

Proper process in assessing the performance of the CEO is vital – and it all starts with an effective chair.

Do you have what it takes to lead a high performance organisation?

Directors share their tips and experience on how to create and operate a high performance organisation.

Directors, further your board career with these courses

Determined to add value to a board? For directors looking to better their corporate governance skills, here are the best advanced education courses available.
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