Course Outline

Gain a sound knowledge of officers' and directors' duties in this workshop designed for anyone from the community or not-for-profit sector interested in finding out more about governance and why it is necessary for their organisation. No matter how big or small, good governance is vital to all organisations.

Current developments in this sector will be discussed as well as examples provided of how it has been used in Australia and how it is relevant to you.

Ideal for...

Anyone involved in the community or not-for-profit sector who wants an understanding of governance. It is particularly recommended for board members and executive staff.

Topics include

  • Governance Law
  • Duties of directors and officers
  • Managing governance obligations
  • Due diligence
  • Compliance programs
  • Governance principles and key recommendations
  • Examples of good and bad governance.

What to bring

  • Note pad and pen/pencil.

About your tutor

Keith Whelan works liaising with all sectors for the community both public and private sector, sourcing grants and funding. Keith has consulted with Local, State and Federal Government in Australia as well as a number of not for profit organisations, charities, sporting clubs, environmental groups, the university sector and businesses across the country.

Other information

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct.


$70 Limited inc GST / $63
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