Events and training

Company directors course

The Company Directors Course enhances councillors’ and senior local government officers’ ability to contribute at a higher level and create opportunities for themselves.

The five-day course features presentations tailored to the local government audience. It is delivered by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), an organisation for directors and those seeking to become directors.

The AICD Company Directors Course is endorsed by the MAV, and offers councillors a course to enhance and broaden their skills and abilities in their role as a councillor.

Key learning objectives include:

  • The role of the board and the practice of directorship
  • Decision making
  • Director duties and responsibilities
  • The board's legal environment
  • Risks and issues for boards
  • Strategy
  • Financial literacy for directors and driving financial performance
  • Achieving board effectiveness
  • Putting learning into practice.

AICD Company Directors Course (Online)

Introductory SessionDate: Thursday, 27 April, 2023Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Governance and the Practice of DirectorshipDate: Friday, 5 May 2023Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

The Legal EnvironmentDate: Friday, 12 May 2023Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Risk and StrategyDate: Friday, 26 May 2023Time:  10:00am - 4:30pm

Financial Literacy and PerformanceDate: Friday, 2 June 2023Time:  10:00am - 4:30pm

Achieving Board EffectivenessDate: Friday, 9 June 2023Time:  10:00am - 4:30pm

More information and registration

Registrations close Monday, 13 February 2023.

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