Foundations of Directorship: Strategy & Risk for Directors

Fri 31 Jan 2020
9.00am to 4.30pm

(Arrival time: 8.30am)
10 This event will earn you 10 DPD units


Australian Institute of Company Directors
Level 26, 367 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC


Single Members: A$1,140.00 Non-members: A$1,607.00
This one day Strategy and Risk for Directors course provides new directors, senior executives and managers with the basic skills required to assist with identifying, formulating and monitoring an organisation's strategy; the link between strategy and financial performance; and how to measure strategy and risk against an organisation's objectives.

It also provides an overview of the role and responsibilities of strategy development and risk assessment for directors and the board. Aspects include risk avoidance, risk culture and risk appetite.

Strategy and Risk for Directors is comprised of:

  • Introduction to the Strategic Role of the Director
  • Risk: Issues for Directors

You may also have the option to undertake the other 1 day programs which form part of the Foundations of Directorship program:

  • Governance for Directors
  • Finance for Directors

Who should attend?

New directors, senior executives and managers from private, public and not-for-profit organisations who want to gain basic knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of boards and directors.

Special price

If enrolling in all three courses at the same time the course fee is reduced by a half-day. In order to receive this discount please contact a Member Relations Executive.

How will I benefit?

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Recognise the link between corporate strategy and financial performance
  • Identify the director’s role in formulating and monitoring strategy
  • Establish key strategic planning frameworks
  • Identify the director’s role in identifying and assessing risk
  • Outline what risk is, its impact on directors as individuals and the organisation as a whole
  • Discuss risk avoidance, risk culture and the different levels of risk appetite

Mode of study

Interactive facilitated session.

Strategy and Risk for Directors is also offered through our In-House service.


1 full day (7 hours).

For more information please contact your State Office.

Please ensure you have read and understood the Terms & Conditions.