Governance Institute of Australia
Governance Institute of Australia is the only fully independent professional association with a sole focus on governance excellence. For 110 years, their education, research, advocacy, and support networks have provided cutting edge governance and risk management advice to Australian business leaders from all walks of life.
The Governance Institute’s mandate is simple: to drive better corporate governance practices across Australia’s largest corporations, not-for-profits, public sector organisations and small businesses.
Through AuSAE's partnership with the Governance Institute, they offer our community access to courses, resources, insights and reports to enhance the governance of associations. Members of the AuSAE community can choose from a selection of Governance Institute's NFP Certificates and Short Courses and complete them at the discounted Subscriber rate. This also applies to the Effective Director Course. To be eligible for the discounted rate you must register through the links on this page that have been created exclusively for AuSAE community.
Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits
This accreditation has been designed to address the learning needs of a wide range of professionals with varying levels of governance responsibilities in the NFP sector. Designed and taught by experts in the intricate area of governance for NFPs, you’ll complete it and be confident in your ability to support good governance practices in your NFP. For further information, please click here.
Certificate Structure: Study hours: 21 CPD: 21
The Certificates include a mix of compulsory and elective short courses. You can complete these courses online or face-to-face. They are open entry with no prior qualification required. When doing a short course online, your 21-day access to the course recordings and subject materials starts on the day you pay for the short course. To graduate from a Certificate, you must complete and pass the online multiple-choice exams for each of the six short courses required for your Certificate, within a 12-month period.
Options for face-to-face courses that make up this Certificate in Governance for NFPs can be found further down this webpage.
Short Courses – September 2020
The Governance Institute’s Short Courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace. Each course only takes half a day to complete or online at your own pace.
To find out further information about the course, including where it will be held, please click on the Course name below. When you want to register, please make sure you have selected in the relevant state. If you have any further questions about the course, please click here or reach out to the Governance Institute directly. Alternatively you could refer to the Short Courses Handbook.
Combine six short courses to complete a Certificate — the gateway to membership with Governance Institute and industry-recognised postnominals GIA (Affiliated).
What’s in it for you when you complete Governance Institute courses and Certificates?
Effective Director Courses: Melbourne in October & Sydney in November
Exploring the role of the company director and the board’s vital contribution towards what issues and challenges are faced by a director on a board, organisational culture and sustainable governance, this course draws on theory, practice, and the collective knowledge of the participants to simulate the boardroom experience.
This course is for:
Complete the whole course or register in standalone modules to build your portfolio of credentials. You can complete the individual modules over time, to suit your schedule.
Further information about the course can be found in the Brochure or here. Remember however, that to be eligible for the discounted Subscriber rate you must register through the links on this AuSAE event webpage, not directly with the Governance Institute.
Melbourne: 27 – 29 October, 2020
To register for the entire Executive Director Course in Melbourne on 27 - 29 October, 2020 please click here. Alternatively, select the relevant Module below and click the link to register.
Sydney: 4 – 6 November, 2020
To register for the entire Executive Director Course in Sydney on 4 - 6 November, 2020 please click here. Alternatively, select the relevant Module below and click the link to register.
In House Training
Want to create a shared understanding of governance and risk principles within your team to enhance capabilities, minimise risks, align decision-making and improve your organisation’s culture and performance?
Governance Institute's suite of short courses and workshops can be delivered at your premises or in one of their training rooms (room hire fees are incurred in this option).
Governance Institute delivers tailored training onsite to meet the professional development needs of your organisation. They can combine their intellectual property on governance, risk and compliance with your organisation’s internal materials and documentation to ensure that the training is relevant and aligned to your workplace.
Governance Institute can offer:
What are the benefits of In House Training?
Contact Abby Fields, Partnership Manager on email@example.com with your enquiry regarding In House training.