Accelerate your learning and understanding of what it takes to be on a board. Gain all of your foundational director knowledge in one affordable and flexible course.
This 12-week intensive course is for new and aspiring company directors and board members; accelerating your learning and understanding of what it takes to be on a board. You will gain all of your foundational knowledge in one course that is widely accessible to those looking to enhance their boardroom potential.
Learn at your own pace and become a more knowledgable board member as you gain knowledge from some the best subject matter experts from around Australia. All of the contributors have board experience, and many have been formally recognised for their business and professional achievements. You can view their profiles here.
Have your personal questions answered by an experienced company director who is available as your course supervisor. They will be active on the course forum, and will run a three webinars with the rest of your course classmates during the course. The class will learn together with weekly emails keeping you on track and up-to-date with the course material. The time investment required will be around 4 – 6 hours per week.
Stand out from the board competition by gaining your Certificate of Board Readiness by successfully completing the end-of-course multiple choice exam. All participants will receive a Summary of Topics Completed, including the estimated number of hours you have invested into the course, to demonstrate your investment into your continued professional development.
As a participant you receive
- A Certificate in Board Readiness – upon completion of the end-of-course quiz (80% pass mark)
- Access to the course material for 12 months (for future referencing of material, or if you need to take a little longer to finish).
- Free access to Breaking into the Boardroom (for up to 12 months post-course. Instructions on how to access course will be emailed directly to you)
- Course supervision and assistance from an experienced company director
- Three webinars to re-cap the previous module and introduce the coming module, along with a chance to ask questions on the course material for further learning
- Access to a private course forum to interact with fellow course participants and the course supervisor, and where you can ask questions to help further your learning and understanding of the course content
- Weekly emails keeping you on track with your learning and course work
This course starts on Saturday 2 September 2017. To be involved in this program, sign-up using the “Take this Course” button at the top right of this page. If you would like to make three monthly payments, please purchase the course via the three-part-payment subscription page.
A welcome email will be sent to you containing important information, and then you will start receiving weekly emails when the course begins on Saturday 2 September 2017.
|Module One: The Board|
|BRBCB01 Role of the Board||01:00:00|
|BRBCB02 Board Dynamics||01:00:00|
|BRBCB03 Board Competencies||01:00:00|
|BRBCB04 Role of Board Non-Executive Positions||01:00:00|
|BRBCB05 Director Recruitment and Remuneration||01:00:00|
|BRBCB06 Board Committees||01:00:00|
|BRBCB07 Board Meetings||01:00:00|
|Module Two: The Director|
|BRBCD01 Director’s Duties||01:00:00|
|BRBCD02 Role of the Director||01:00:00|
|BRBCD03 Director’s Competencies||01:00:00|
|BRBCD04 Understanding and Analysing Financial Statements||02:00:00|
|BRBCD05 Resilience for Directors||01:00:00|
|BRBCD06 Managing Change||01:00:00|
|BRBCD07 Personal Asset Protection||01:00:00|
|BRBCD08 Leadership for Directors||01:00:00|
|BRBCD09 Effective Director Behaviours||01:00:00|
|Module Three: The Organisation|
|BRBCO01 Governance: Compliance||01:00:00|
|BRBCO02 Governance: Policies and Assurance||02:00:00|
|BRBCO03 Governance: Culture||01:00:00|
|BRBCO04 Governance: Risk Management||01:00:00|
|BRBCO05 Governance: Workplace Health and Safety||01:00:00|
|BRBCO06 Governance: Cyber and Information Security||01:00:00|
|BRBCO07 & 08 Management Relations: CEO and Senior Executives||01:00:00|
|BRBCO09 Management Relations: Delegations||01:30:00|
|BRBCO10 Performance: Strategy||01:00:00|
|BRBCO11 Performance: Monitoring Corporate Outcomes||01:00:00|
|BRBCO12 Performance: Decision Making||01:00:00|
|BRBCO13 Performance: Guiding a Company Through Challenging Times||01:00:00|
|BRBCO14 Performance: Innovation||01:00:00|
|Module Four: Stakeholders|
|BRBCS01 Stakeholders: Society and Community||01:30:00|
|BRBCS02 Stakeholders: Stakeholder Relations||01:00:00|
|End of Course Exam: Certificate of Board Readiness|
|Certificate of Board Readiness||Unlimited|
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