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.


Advice for new directors from the ABC deputy chair

Dr Kirstin Ferguson has three pieces of advice: trust your gut, seek advice and know when to walk away.

How to prepare for the residential Company Directors Course™

The residential Company Directors Course takes your investment in your directorship journey one step further: it allows you to escape everyday distractions and immerse yourself in your learning. Here ...

How Industry 4.0 will transform Australian business in 2020

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, ‘Industry 4.0’ is characterised by the interconnected relationship between technology, data and people – the more data businesses can collect, interpret and leverage,...

New ASIC guidance on whistleblower policies

ASIC has released new guidance for companies on whistleblower policies – see “Regulatory Guide 270 – Whistleblower policies”  (RG), accessible here.

Recap: AICD's 10 most popular articles for 2019

2019 was a busy year for governance. From the Royal Commission final report to honing your director CV, we bring you the top 10 most read AICD articles for the year.

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.

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?

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.

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...
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