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
Membership

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
Membership

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

Boardroom Mastery – available exclusively to experienced directors

  • A unique three-day course offering a highly individualised and transformational learning experience
  • Designed to explore how your thinking and behaviour impacts board performance
  • Ideal for those who are ready to take their personal performance to the next level
Membership

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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