How will I benefit from membership?

As a member you will have access to exclusive benefits that are essential to advancing your career and enhancing performance

Improve your effectiveness

We have created a learning pathway to help with your continued learning and development needs

Business Centre and Member Lounges in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth CBDs

  • Connect – meet our Member Engagement Executive, network with your peers
  • Work in comfort – catch up on your emails, work at our desks with free wi-fi
  • Relax between appointments – enjoy complimentary refreshments while you unwind between meetings or flights.
  • Hire office and meeting rooms.

Directorship Opportunities listings*

*additional subscription fee applies

  • Find new positions on boards and advisory panels across organisations, sectors and industries within Australia
  • Advertise vacant positions to our highly targeted subscriber base of skilled professionals
  • Stand out from the crowd with our member-only CV templates

Networking events with preferential member rates

  • Make new connections in your industry, sector or location
  • Hear presentations or speeches from high profile leaders

Networking in our member-only LinkedIn group

  • Join more 18,000 AICD members in our LinkedIn community
  • Expand your network by linking with other members
  • Follow and participate in conversations about directorship and governance

Improve your organisation’s governance

The guidance you receive from us will support you to create high-performance governance teams

Our tailored governance education for you, your board and your business. Our world-class programs are designed by expert educators with the input of experienced directors.

They are designed to meet the needs of modern leaders by being flexible, relevant, practical and topical; help improve board reporting and learn how to better benchmark performance; and support the development and execution of strategy.

Company Directors Course™ – for directors and senior executives

  • Designed to strengthen the governance skills and knowledge of your organisation’s directors and senior executives
  • Participate in interactive learning that gives you an in-depth look at the critical elements of corporate governance and directorship

Foundations of Directorship – for new directors, senior executives and managers

  • Designed to establish the governance knowledge of your organisation’s board or executive team
  • Gain a comprehensive overview of the three components of directorship: governance, strategy and risk, and finance

Reporting to the Board – for senior executives and managers

  • Designed to help your organisation’s senior executives and managers report more effectively
  • Gain insights into aligning board and executive
  • Access and use effective reporting tools

Mastering the Boardroom – for directors with 5+ years' experience

  • Transform your leadership abilities
  • More effectively deal with stakeholders
  • Handle a wider range of challenges

Understand your duties and responsibilities

Stay current with our exclusive publications and resources written by governance experts

Director Resource Centre

  • Gain access to our large expert-curated library of information on key governance and directorship issues in Australia
  • Learn more about issues such as board diversity, directors and officers insurances, financial reporting and director remuneration
  • Read articles from Company Director magazine, archived and cross-referenced for your convenience

Director Self-assessment Tool

  • Complete a 20 minute assessment online
  • Receive a customised report detailing areas of strength and areas for development
  • Plan a detailed suggested learning pathway tailored to your sector
  • Compare your current report with previous reports to measure improvements in your skills and capability
  • Compare yourself with all other members in the same sector
  • Option to share your report with our executive and participate in a personalised career conversation

Australian Board Remuneration Survey

  • Annual survey of our members and close to a thousand boards
  • Includes data on fees and superannuation paid to company directors and executives

Director Nexus

  • Dynamic, personalised group learning focused on performance enhancement
  • 12-month program providing collegiate support from a small, exclusive group of peers within a highly interactive environment.
  • Together you will seek perspectives, share opinions and gain practical guidance on boardroom issues, while enhancing your professional development as a director

In 2016, Director Nexus will be available to members in VIC, QLD, ACT, SA and TAS.

GNDI Global Passport

*available to AICD members not residing within the country you are claiming benefits from

  • Access special discounts on membership and discounted course and events to other GNDI member organisations
  • Open up opportunities to share experiences and learn from international colleagues
  • Keep current on business and governance trends impacting boardrooms across the world

Coach and Mentor Connect

  • Gain access to coaches and mentors that will make a real difference to you as a director, business owner and executive
  • Receive support and challenges to push yourself
  • Increase your effectiveness
  • Review your career goals and capabilities
  • Exchange life and career experiences
  • Form collaborative alliances.
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