Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits with Governance Institute of Australia

  • 15 Mar 2020
  • (UTC+11:00)
  • 02 Apr 2020
  • (UTC+11:00)
  • Various locations in Australia in March 2020 or Complete Online Anytime


  • Intensive mode.
  • Intensive mode.
  • Intensive mode.
  • Intensive mode.
  • If you don’t need the full Certificate, simply register for the short courses that suit your needs.


AuSAE are excited to partner with Governance Institute of Australia to offer the AuSAE community the opportunity to complete the Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits at the discounted Subscriber rate. To be eligible for this rate you must register and pay for your desired course through AuSAE, i.e. through this event.

Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits

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 leave confident in your ability to support good governance practices in your NFP.

Certificate structure

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.

If you complete a face-to-face Certificate, you have the option to do this via intensive mode (six short courses across three consecutive days). Please note: when registering for intensive mode, electives will be selected for you, these electives can be changed subject to availability.

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. 

Study hours: 21 CPD: 21

Compulsory Courses

Recommended Electives

(choose 1) 

 Governance Essentials Assessing Board Performance 
 Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors & the Board  Improving Organisational Performance
 Not-for-Profit Financial Management Legal Framework of Governance 
Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance   See complete suite of short courses for more electives.

 Risk Management Essentials


Further information about the course can be found here. Remember however, that to be eligible for the discounted Subscriber rate you must register through AuSAE's event webpage, not directly with the Governance Institute.

By registering to any of these events your details will be provided to Governance Institute and you will be added to their database. Both their Privacy Policy and Cancellation policy apply.