Governance Essentials - eLearning

This activity is presented by the Governance Institute of Australia.

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The aim of this course is to demonstrate how governance practice and processes can contribute to enhanced organisation performance.


Content Description

This half-day course examines the fundamentals of corporate governance to ensure that your organisation, board and executives are aware of their legal and regulatory obligations. You will fast-track, deepen and/or refresh your understanding of governance essentials and increase your awareness of emerging issues contributing to good governance. We will discuss the latest thinking, information and 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. This course fulfils part of the compulsory requirements for the Certificate in Governance Practice and Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits.

Learning Outcomes

Upon satisfactory completion of this activity you will be able to:
• Define governance and its key elements.
• Describe the current governance issues faced by a board.
• Identify the key governance roles in an organisation.
• Locate and apply useful resources for managing governance in an organisation.


Topic: Ethics & Integrity

Sub-Topic: Governance

Format: eLearning

Proficiency Level: Foundation, Intermediate

CPD: Upto 3.5 hours