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The future is out there

1 December 2018 | Narelle Hooper MAICD The chance to treble the size of Australia’s space sector and create new jobs prompted Nova Group chair and South Australia’s inaugural chief entrepreneur, Jim Whalley GAICD, to pick up the phone to astronaut Pamela Melroy GAICD.

Internal audit in the spotlight

The Hayne Royal Commission and APRA’s Prudential Inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (APRA Inquiry) switched the spotlight on internal audit, highlighting the important role the function ...

How to be good at data

Why is it vital for business leaders to understand how data works in their organisations? As the former CEO of Facebook Australia and New Zealand, Stephen Scheeler explains, it’s all about keeping up ...

How can we train ethical leaders of the future?

Executive education is changing, with a new focus on more customised industry-specific courses and popular specialist areas such as data analytics, according to Professor Ian Harper, FAICD, Dean of th...

The Dismal Science - Episode 22 - Oh, inverted world

Mark and Ivan discuss the inverted yield curve and the AICD's number of the week.

The Essential Director Update:19

Registrations are now open for this year’s Essential Director Update, our largest complimentary member event attended by more than 6,000 directors and business leaders across the country. G...

Directorcast with Todd Sears, founder of Out Leadership

DirectorCast is a fresh new podcast series from the AICD aimed at keeping members informed regarding contemporary governance issues. Each episode will showcase world-class thought leadership from gove...

What’s next for the AICD’s Forward Agenda actions?

After a year of governance practices in the spotlight, the AICD has released the results of its Forward Governance Agenda member consultation and set out the AICD’s actions and next steps. Over ...

Is your organisation making the most of sustainable finance?

Green bonds could assist organisations who would like to become more socially responsible and work towards positive environmental and climate change solutions.