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Governance Foundations for Not-for-Profit Directors

Location: Melbourne , Sydney (NAB House, Sydney CBD) Event Dates:   22 March 2017 - 23 March 2017

Event Time: 8:45 AM - 4:30 PM (AEST) Organisation: Fundraising Institute Australia Contact Name: FIA Education Team Contact Phone: 1300 889 670 Contact Email: Cost: Member: $990; Staff of organisational member: $1,020; Non-member: $1,210 Posted: 08 March 2017

Governance Foundations for Not-for-Profit Directors


Governance Foundations for Not-for-Profit Directors


For high-performance charity boards

This course is delivered by two of Australia’s leading professional associations. The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is Australia’s leading provider of executive-level training and the FIA is Australia’s foremost authority on fundraising best practice.

This intensive two-day program will be held in Sydney and Melbourne providing everything you need to know to be more effective at the boardroom table, and serve your organisation and its mission as effectively as possible.

What you’ll learn


  • The specific challenges facing charities and the operational differences from the commercial sector
  • The legal and ethical responsibilities of board members and legal reporting requirements
  • Guidelines to help boards operate more effectively
  • Understand finance, strategy and risk for the NFP Director
  • Interpreting financial ratios in NFP organisations and their use in driving strategy
  • Developing an appropriate strategy for fundraising
  • Ethics, acceptable fundraising practice and control


This program will give you:

  • The essential skills to actively contribute to the success of the charity you serve
  • A new perspective on not-for-profit board governance and what constitutes a high- performance board
  • The ability to optimise the time you devote to your role as board director
  • A great opportunity to connect with and learn from other senior directors with similar challenges and concerns

Who should attend

  • Directors and executives who want to make a real difference to the organisations they serve
  • Directors of not-for-profit organisations
  • Experienced Directors for whom the fundraising sector is new
  • Directors who are seeking to transition into not-for-profit directorship
  • Those who are considering accepting a directorship
  • Executives who want to interact with their not-for-profit board more effectively

Event Category: Fundraising | Governance / Management | Leadership

Event Type: Course

Enquiries: Contact Phone 1300 889 670


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