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Australian Institute of Company Directors Regional Roadshow - 29 August 2019

Why does governance matter?

Governance 101 for NFP and Community Organisations

This session is designed for board directors and committee members of small not-for-profit and community organisations who have limited exposure to the principles of good governance. It will provide guidance as to what good organisational governance looks like and the difference that contemporary governance practices can make to your organisation.

What will you learn?

The one and a half hour briefing will give you an overview of:

  • The importance of good corporate governance and what it looks like in practice

  • Your role and responsibilities in driving good governance

  • How to run effective board meetings and ensure a healthy relationship with management

  • How governance practices can help you identify emerging issues early

  • The characteristics of a good director

Who should attend?

This session is ideal for current, newly appointed or aspiring chairs, directors, committee members and councillors of not-for-profit and community organisations. It will also benefit managers, key staff, volunteers and public officers who seek to improve the governance practices in their organisation.

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