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.


By registering for these courses through the links on this page, your details will be provided to Governance Institute and you will be added to their database. Both their Privacy policy and Cancellation policy apply.


Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits

Online

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 courseTo 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.

 Compulsory Courses(to register at Subscriber rate, click on the links in below table)

 Electives(choose 2) 

 Governance Essentials

 Governance & Risk Management

 Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors & the Board

 See complete suite of short courses for more electives.

 Not-for-Profit Financial Management

 

 Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance  


Short Courses – September 2020

Face-to-face

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.


 Queensland Courses

 Date & Time

 Governance Essentials

 22/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board

 22/09/2020  13:30 - 17:00

 Not-for-Profit Financial Management

 23/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance

 23/09/2020  13:30 - 17:00

 Accidental Company Secretary 

 24/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Minutes for Boards & Committees

 24/09/2020  13:30 - 17:00

 SA & NT Courses

 Date & Time

 Governance Essentials

 22/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Minutes for Boards & Committees

 22/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Not-for-Profit Financial Management

 22/09/2020  13:30 - 17:00 

 Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board 

 23/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance

 23/09/2020  13:30 - 17:00

 Risk Management Essentials

 24/09/2020   13:30 - 17:00

 Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits (intensive)

 22/09/2020 - 24/09/2020
 09:00 - 17:00  daily

 WA Courses

 Date & Time

 Governance Essentials

 22/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board 

 22/09/2020  13:30 - 17:00

 Not-for-Profit Financial Management

 23/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance

 23/09/2020  13:30 - 17:00

 Accidental Company Secretary 

 24/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Minutes for Boards and Committees

 24/09/2020 13:30 - 17:00

 Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits (intensive)

 22/09/2020 - 24/09/2020
 09:00 - 17:00  daily

 NSW Courses

 Date & Time

 Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board

 22/09/2020  08:30 - 12:00

 Not-for-Profit Financial Management

 23/09/2020  08:30 - 12:00

 Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance

 23/09/2020  08:30 - 12:00

 Victorian Courses

 Date & Time

 Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board

 22/09/2020  13:30 - 17:00

 Not-for-Profit Financial Management

 23/09/2020  09:00 - 12:30

 Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance

 23/09/2020  13:30 - 17:00


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?

  • Gain practical knowledge and skills that you can readily apply in your workplace.
  • Strengthen your current position or launch a new career in governance or risk management.
  • Make a valued contribution to governance practices in your organisation.
  • Network with presenters, other governance professionals and senior managers at face-to-face tutorials.
  • Gain Affiliate membership with Governance Institute. 


Effective Director Courses: Melbourne in October & Sydney in November

Face-to-face

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.

  • How can you best prepare for and understand directorship in the current landscape, with the lens firmly on director capability?  

This course is for:

  • aspiring or newly appointed directors
  • executives seeking director transition pathways
  • directors wanting to refine their skills
  • those needing to better understand the role and responsibilities of a director.

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 hereRemember 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

Face-to-face

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.

Module 1

High Performing boards

Day 1

27 October

Module 2

Director dynamics

Day 2

28 October

Module 3

Practical skills - the boardroom experience

Day 3 am

29 October

Module 4

Acquiring a non-executive director role

Day 3 pm

29 October


Sydney: 4 – 6 November, 2020

Face-to-face

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.

Module 1

High Performing boards

Day 1

4 November

Module 2

Director dynamics

Day 2

5 November

Module 3

Practical skills - the boardroom experience

Day 3 am

6 November

Module 4

Acquiring a non-executive director role

Day 3 pm

6 November


In House Training

Face-to-face

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:

  • Board training and inductions.
  • Effective Director Course
  • Executive training.
  • Support team training.


What are the benefits of In House Training?

  • Tailored — we match our highly acclaimed intellectual property with your organisation’s internal documentation to ensure our training is practical and aligned to your workplace.
  • Cost-effective — we will work with you to plan an efficient ‘one-stop shop’ solution for all your governance and risk management needs.
  • Convenient — you choose the time, place and location. No travel or venue hire required.
  • Credible — leading industry practitioners develop and facilitate our courses. They understand the complexities of implementing good structures.
  • Flexible — choice of half-day, full-day or a series of courses. Our client focused team will support your governance journey.

Contact Abby Fields, Partnership Manager on abby@ausae.org.au with your enquiry regarding In House training.


A reminder:

To be eligible for the discounted rate you must register through the links on this page that have been created exclusively for AuSAE community. By registering for these courses through the links on this page, your details will be provided to Governance Institute and you will be added to their database. Both their Privacy policy and Cancellation policy apply.



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