Mastering Financial Governance

Boards have a responsibility to ensure that good financial governance exists within an organisation.
This one-day course explores the role of directors in monitoring and assessing an organisation’s internal controls and ensuring their business is protected.

Right course for you

Is this course right for you?

This course is suitable for all directors. 

This course is suitable for experienced directors looking to build or strengthen their financial governance skills.

It is recommended that participants:

  • Have completed the Company Directors Course, Company Directors Course Update or International Company Directors Course and have at least two years’ director experience, or
  • Have five years’ director experience.
Course learnings

What will you learn?

This short course covers key areas of financial governance, including financial risk, reporting responsibilities and governance best practice.

To ensure good financial governance exists within an organisation, boards need to continually monitor and assess the policies, processes and systems that are in place and being applied.

Mastering Financial Governance explores the role of directors, both individually and collectively, in monitoring and assessing an organisation’s internal controls and ensuring their business is protected.

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of:

  • The role of directors in detecting and protecting against fraud and corruption
  • The different types of fraudulent and corrupt activities that can be perpetrated against an organisation, and the factors that lead to them
  • How boards can detect and protect against fraud and corruption in their organisation
  • The internal and external controls boards should be monitoring and assessing
  • The role culture plays in sound financial governance.
Course expectations

What can you expect?

Mastering Financial Governance is delivered over one day and is led by expert facilitators with real-world experience.  


Mode of study

This one day course is delivered as a face-to-face, interactive facilitated session. The training room provides a safe environment for participants to discuss matters related to organisational fraud and corruption.

Mastering Financial Governance is also offered as an in-house delivery.


7 hour session (+ 2 hours of pre-reading).

Customised courses for your board or organisation

Our In-House service can work with you to build tailored development
solutions that meet the unique needs of your board or organisation.

Why learn with us?

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Contemporary Content

Designed by expert educators with the input of experienced directors and subject matter experts, our courses offer contemporary content that is updated annually. Course materials include recent case studies and real-life examples to ensure relevancy for directors of today and tomorrow.
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Expert Facilitators

Our course facilitators boast extensive real-world director experience and undergo a rigorous selection and development process to ensure they are equipped to create an interactive and engaging learning environment.
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High-Calibre Participants

Connect with and learn from a diverse group of experienced senior executives and directors who are passionate about improving their impact and leadership in the boardroom and the performance of their business.
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Widely Recognised

By undertaking one of our highly regarded programs you are demonstrating your commitment to good governance and can earn the widely recognised post nominals that associate you with Australia's leading organisation for directors.

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