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Governance Essentials

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Feb 17; Mar 17; Jul 20; Aug 17; Sep 22
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This half-day course provides a concise and practical overview of the essentials of good governance across all sectors.

Why you should register:

  • Fast-track, deepen and/or refresh your understanding of governance essentials
  • Increase your awareness of emerging issues contributing to good governance.
  • Obtain the latest knowledge on governance to drive implementation of good practice
  • Learn about key governance initiatives in the Australian marketplace
  • Understand the role of regulators, industry bodies and government
  • Update your knowledge of key corporate governance roles and how to apply them within your organisation
  • Understand how corporate governance contributes to your organisation’s achievement of financial and strategic objectives.

Who should attend?

  • Newly appointed company secretaries and assistant company secretaries
  • Secretarial support staff
  • Risk officers, analysts and managers
  • Compliance officers, analysts and managers
  • Line and operations managers
  • Governance practitioners
  • Newly appointed directors
  • Executive managers
  • Professionals and managers requiring a governance refresher

Assessing, Analysing and Treating Risk

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Feb 19; Apr 21; Jun 23; Jul 21; Aug 18; Oct 20: Dec 8
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

Examine the importance of managing and mitigating the impact of risk within an organisation.

This practical course will provide you with:

  • the knowledge and tools to identify and analyse key risks that may affect your organisation
  • practical guidance on implementing risk minimisation strategies
  • tools to effectively manage risk across industry sectors
  • key tips on embedding risk management within your organisation’s culture and structure
  • specific knowledge of the effect of AS/NZS ISO 31000-2009 risk standard on your risk management framework.
  • This is an interactive course recommended for those who have risk responsibilities in their role (and are looking to consolidate or refresh their knowledge), or those wishing to move into the risk field.

Who should attend this event?

  • Senior managers or directors involved in governance, risk or compliance
  • Company secretaries
  • CEOs, CFOs, COOs chairs, directors
  • Professionals seeking to strengthen their knowledge in governance
  • Compliance managers, finance managers, line managers, operations and risk managers.

Financial Analysis for Officers and Directors

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Feb 18; Jul 21; Aug 18
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This practical half-day course will increase your financial literacy in reading and understanding financial statements.

Go beyond the numbers and interpret an organisation’s financial position and performance as well as examining the challenges involved in the preparation of financial statements.

Recommended for senior managers and directors, it is designed for those without a background in accounting or finance, as well as those seeking a knowledge refresher.

Who should attend?

  • Senior managers or directors, including company secretaries, assistant company secretaries, CEOs, managing directors, COOs, general managers, chairs, partners, presidents, vice presidents
  • Senior managers and directors with a non-financial background
  • Professionals and managers requiring a refresher.

Risk Management Essentials

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Feb 19; Aug 19;
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

A half-day course delivering practical information on the application of AS/NZS ISO 31000 and how to embed a risk-aware culture to enhance business opportunity and strategy.

This course provides participants with:

  • an overview of how to establish an effective risk management framework within an organisation
  • an understanding of why a risk-aware culture is vital in achieving organisational objectives and enhancing value
  • the knowledge and skills to assess the effectiveness of risk management systems and processes within an organisation
  • an appreciation of the benefits of an enterprise-wide approach to risk management
  • insights into emerging areas or risk and the future of risk management as a discipline

Who should attend this event?

  • Risk officers and managers
  • Risk analysts
  • Compliance officers and managers
  • Finance managers
  • Line managers
  • Operations managers
  • Assistant company secretaries
  • Anyone involved in risk management.

Minutes for Boards and Committees

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Feb 19; Mar 19; Aug 19; Sep 24;
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

Meetings provide a means for collaboration, communication and decision making every day in organisations across the globe.  Decisions are made in meetings that form the basis of actions going forward. This course will develop the knowledge and skills of minute taking necessary to prepare, review and sign-off on meeting minutes that are accurate, objective and a true reflection of the meeting decisions.

This course is not designed to provide a comprehensive treatment of the legal and statutory requirements for minute taking but to provide guidance on what is, and is not, professional standard and a range of tools to assist practice.

The aim of this course is to equip participants with best practice knowledge and minute taking skills.

The key objectives are to

  • identify the purpose, function and legislative requirements of minutes
  • define the role and responsibilities of the minute taker
  • examine best practice in minute taking
  • explore technology advancements

Legal Framework of Governance

https://www.governanceinstitute.com.au/courses-events/calendar-of-events/

  • Dates:Feb 20; Aug 20
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This informative half-day course examines legislation, regulations and case law that underpin governance systems in companies and other organisations.

This course will help you:

  • understand both the enabling and limiting conditions of governance law
  • gain a practical overview of governance issues affected by the Australian legal system, the courts, ASIC and ASX
  • Examine how the ASX Listing Rules and the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, 3rd edition, affect the regulation of governance.
  • Using case studies and recent examples of both ‘good’ and ‘bad’ governance practice, this course is ideal for company and board secretaries and assistants as well as governance para-professionals keen to increase their understanding of the legal framework and good governance

Who should attend?

  • Assistants to company secretaries
  • New company secretaries or officers
  • Secretaries or managers in a not-for-profit organisation
  • Secretaries or administrators in government entities
  • Professionals, practitioners and managers requiring a refresher on the legal foundations of governance.

Accidental Company Secretary

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Feb 20; Mar 19: Jul 23; Aug 20; Sep 24
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This half-day course provides practical information and resources you can apply directly in your role as company secretary.

Covering the essentials of corporate governance, the program will equip you to:

  • comply with legislative and regulatory obligations
  • promote and initiate corporate governance frameworks and processes
  • manage director and shareholder meetings
  • manage and produce meeting minutes.
  • Perform your key responsibilities with confidence, including statutory obligations, corporate governance, director and shareholder meetings and minutes.

Who should attend this event?

  • Newly appointed company secretaries
  • Assistant company secretaries
  • Support staff to the company secretary
  • Staff likely to move into a company secretarial role in the near future
  • Employees of public and proprietary companies.

Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Mar 17; Sep 22
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This practical half-day course provides participants with a sound knowledge of officer and director duties as well as the skills required to participate effectively in an Not-for-Profit (NFP) board or management committee.

This informative half-day course provides participants with:

  • a sound knowledge of the core duties and legal responsibilities that apply to officers and directors in the NFP sector and the issues that affect them
  • detailed knowledge of the roles and activities of a board of directors or management committee
  • an understanding of the challenges faced in achieving good governance practice in the NFP sector
  • strategies for implementing governance within your organisation.
  • Supported by a suite of resources, this course is recommended for all professionals looking to consolidate their corporate governance knowledge in the NFP sector. It is particularly designed to strengthen the knowledge and capabilities of those who interact with boards.

Who should attend?

NFP professionals including board secretaries and managers that interact with boards, CEOs, CFOs, board and committee members, general managers treasurers and governance professionals.

Not-for-Profit Financial Management

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Mar 18; Sep 23
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Workshops,Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

A practical overview of financial reporting, tax and auditing requirements of organisations in the Not-for-Profit (NFP) sector.

This course will help you:

  • consider financial reports and your organisation’s legal requirements
  • examine the types of reports which should be provided to the board
  • reflect on the financial and non-financial metrics which provide knowledge about organisational performance
  • assess the board’s responsibilities with regard to reporting against legislative and funding (grants and partnership) requirements.
  • This course is ideal for secretaries, treasurers, officers, board and committee members keen to increase their financial understanding of their NFP organisation. It develops the ability to read and relate critically on financial statements and board reports as well as addressing detailed compliance issues.

Who should attend?

NFP professionals such as: board secretaries, officers and directors, CEOs, CFOs, board and committee members, general managers, treasurers and governance professionals.

Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Mar 18; Sep 23
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This informative half-day course demystifies the legal structures and regulatory framework underpinning Not-for-Profit (NFP) organisations.

This course will help you:

  • gain a current understanding of the legal and regulatory framework of governance in the NFP sector
  • identify the regulators and understand their impact on your NFP organisation including the ATO
  • understand the various legal structures of NFP organisations and the importance of the constituent document understand the implications of employment, WHS and privacy laws
  • clarify the definition of an unincorporated association and a public company limited by guarantee.
  • This course is ideal for board secretaries, accountants, officers, directors, and board and committee members keen to increase their understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements in the NFP sector.

Who should attend?

NFP professionals including board secretaries and managers that interact with boards, CEOs, CFOs, board and committee members, general managers treasurers and governance professionals.

Governance and Risk Management

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Apr 21; Jun 23; Oct 20; Dec 8
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

Explores how governance and risk management are essential to an organisation’s improved corporate performance. This course offers an overview of the role of the board in governance and risk management; it examines current issues and explores best practice in strategic risk management.

The key objectives are to:

  • define governance and its corporate contexts and frameworks
  • identify current issues in governance and risk management
  • examine the role of the Board and where risk management sits in that role
  • examine the traits and practices of a ˆrisk-aware’ director

Who should attend this event?

  • Directors (non-executive and executive)
  • Managers who report to the board
  • Risk managers or managers with risk responsibilities
  • Consultants (risk, audit or management)
  • Finance staff
  • And other parties who may be interested or involved in a company, such as company secretaries, legal counsel, analysts, communication consultants and regulators.

Risk Management Frameworks

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Apr 22; Jun 24; Oct 21; Dec 9
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

A half-day course delivering practical information on managing risk within your organisation’s regulatory and governance frameworks.

This course provides participants with:

  • an overview of how to establish a risk management framework within an organisation
  • an understanding of why a risk-aware culture is vital in achieving organisational objectives
  • the knowledge and skills to assess the efficacy of risk management systems and processes within an organisation
  • an appreciation of the benefits of adopting a holistic approach to implementing risk management on an enterprise-wide basis
  • the confidence to manage organisational risks effectively and to plan for future risk.

Who should attend this event?

  • Risk officers and managers
  • Risk analysts
  • Compliance officers and managers
  • Finance managers
  • Line managers
  • Operations managers
  • Assistant company secretaries
  • Professionals - anyone involved in analysing, assessing and treating risk.

Meeting Compliance Requirements

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace

  • Dates:Apr 22; Jun 24; Oct 21; Dec 9
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This half-day course focuses on the role of an effective compliance framework as an integral part of an organisation’s overall business strategy.

In this course, you will:

  • explore a variety of compliance approaches that underpin an organisation’s legal framework
  • consider essential regulatory requirements, compliance standards and guidelines
  • gain practical information on compliance monitoring to uncover regulatory and/or legal breaches
  • gain a practical understanding of how compliance fits into your organisation — especially alignment with key business objectives, and how compliance processes can reinforce and positively strengthen organisational culture.

Who should attend this event?

  • Risk officers and managers
  • Risk analysts
  • Compliance officers and managers
  • Finance managers
  • Line managers
  • Operations managers
  • Assistant company secretaries
  • Anyone whose role involves analysing, assessing and treating risk

Business Continuity and Reputation Risk

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Apr 23; Jun 25; Oct 22; Dec 10
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This half-day course focuses on the recovery of your business in the event of a crisis or disaster.

Organisations must be fully equipped to respond effectively to disasters or other extraordinary circumstances that cause major disruption to normal operations. The most widely accepted strategy for addressing the risks of major disruption to operations is to implement a business continuity plan (BCP). Having a business continuity plan, as well as plans to protect the organisation’s public reputation in the immediate aftermath of a major unplanned event or crisis, is a critical aspect of an organisation’s risk management framework.

In this course, participants will:

  • gain practical insights into the systems and processes which ensure that your business remains viable throughout and after a crisis or disaster
  • learn about the tools and approaches for managing your organisation’s reputational risk
  • explore reputational risk case studies and their consequences.

Who should attend?

  • Risk officers and managers
  • Risk analysts
  • Compliance officers and managers
  • Finance managers
  • Line managers
  • Operations managers
  • Assistant company secretaries
  • Professionals and managers involved in analysing, assessing and treating risk
  • For example, risk practitioner

Certificate in Governance Practice - July 2020

Combine six short courses to complete a Certificate — the gateway to membership with Governance Institute and industry-recognised postnominals GIA(Affiliated).

  • Dates:Jul 20 - 23
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

The Certificate in Governance Practice is designed and taught by leading experts in the field of governance. It provides an introduction to governance and is designed to address the learning needs of a wide range of professionals with varying levels of governance responsibilities. Students are equipped with the right skills and tools to support good governance practices in their role — whether you’re a new company secretary, experienced C-suite executive or an executive assistant.

We offer the opportunity to complete this highly regarded Certificate in a convenient, intensive mode of study. The intensive allows students to complete the required six short courses over three consecutive days.

Over four days the following topics are covered:

Day 1

Governance Essentials

• Duties of Officers and Directors 


Day 2

• Financial Analysis for Officers and Directors 

• Assessing Analysing and Treating Risk 


Day 3

• Meetings, Minutes and Resolutions 

• Meeting ASX Listing Rules Requirements


Day 4

• Meeting ASIC Requirements  

• Accidental Company Secretary 

Meeting ASX Listing Rules Requirements

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:Jul 22
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This half-day course focuses on the significant ASX Listing Rules that impact listed companies.

The course has been designed in close consultation with the ASX and practising company secretaries. You will learn how ASX administers the rules and how to apply them in practice.

This course:

  • consolidates your skills in planning for and meeting ASX lodging requirements
  • addresses specific topics including: admission to the official list, continuous and periodic disclosure, dealing in securities, changes in capital and new issues and meetings of listed entities.

Meeting Minutes and Resolution

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Dates:July 22
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

A course that offers guidance on the legal issues, regulatory requirements and core functions for those involved in meetings, minute taking and recording resolutions.

Examine the types of meetings and appropriate styles for running meetings.

Learn from examples of key documents, course notes, case studies and other sources of information covered during the course. Ideal for anyone involved in managing meetings or understanding the protocols and procedures for conducting any form of meeting.

Who should attend this event?

  • Those involved in the preparation and/or recording of proceedings for any form of meeting
  • Newly appointed company secretaries and assistant company secretaries
  • Secretariat support staff
  • Professionals and managers requiring a refresher

Meeting ASIC Requirements

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace.

  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia
  • Dates:Jul 23

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

This half-day course provides a practical and applied approach to meeting ASIC requirements.

ASIC is the regulator of company behaviour, so it is essential to have a sound and current understanding of both the enabling and limiting conditions of governance regulations.

This course is designed in close consultation with industry practitioners. It provides you with:

  • essential information for completing annual statements, key forms, solvency resolutions and the lodgement of documents — on time and in electronic format
  • an understanding of the impact of requirements in dealing with ASIC
  • clarity on your role in meeting ASIC requirements
  • practical tips for meeting lodging requirements.

Who should complete this course?
Newly appointed company secretaries and those who are keen to consolidate and refresh their knowledge of ASIC requirements should attend this course.

UDIA WA Industry Breakfast; Ready to Rebuild

Priorities for a rapid recovery...

  • Dates:Aug 5
  • Time(s):7:30am - 9:30am
  • Venue:Crown Perth

Details

  • Type:Networking,Talks,Breakfasts
  • Industry:Finance,Real Estate
  • Hosted By:UDIA

Description

Join our expert panel as we delve into the impact of market stimulus measures, infrastructure investment and red tape reduction. What has been the impact thus far on jobs and our economy, and what other opportunities are there for a sustained recovery?

Facilitated by UDIA WA Councillor, Anthony Rowbottam of Lendlease with insights from;

  • Hon Peter Tinley MLA – Minister for Housing; Fisheries; Veterans Issues; Asian Engagement
  • John Langoulant – Chair, Infrastructure WA
  • David Caddy – Chair, Western Australian Planning Commission
  • Philip Helberg – CEO, Infrastructure WA

To register for this event please complete and return the following booking form

Certificate in Governance Practice - August 2020

Combine six short courses to complete a Certificate — the gateway to membership with Governance Institute and industry-recognised postnominals GIA(Affiliated).

  • Dates:Aug 17 - 20
  • Venue:Governance Institute of Australia

Details

  • Type:Courses
  • Industry:Legal,Finance,Leadership,Education
  • Hosted By:Governance Institute of Australia

Description

The Certificate in Governance Practice is designed and taught by leading experts in the field of governance. It provides an introduction to governance and is designed to address the learning needs of a wide range of professionals with varying levels of governance responsibilities. Students are equipped with the right skills and tools to support good governance practices in their role — whether you’re a new company secretary, experienced C-suite executive or an executive assistant.

We offer the opportunity to complete this highly regarded Certificate in a convenient, intensive mode of study. The intensive allows students to complete the required six short courses over three consecutive days.

Over three days the following topics are covered:

Day 1

• Governance Essentials 

• Duties of Officers and Directors 


Day 2

• Financial Analysis of Officers and Directors

• Assessing, Analysing and Treating Risk


Day 3

• Effective Minute Taking 

• Risk Management Essentials 


Day 4

• Legal Framework of Governance 

• Accidental Company Secretary 

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