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  • Leadership in the Boardroom

    The half day Leadership in the Boardroom course explores the differing leadership role of directors and enhances your leadership skills through interactive working sessions. You will explore the different leadership behaviours, skills and styles often found within the boardroom through the use of practical ca...

    Content Type: General

  • Governance Essentials for Local Government

    Governance Essentials for Local Government is a sector specific version of the Foundations of Directorship program. Designed to provide councillors, mayors and executive management, it provides a basic overview of their duties and responsibilities through interactive working sessions and the use of relevant c...

    Content Type: General

  • How can you better manage the risks to your business?

    Risk. It's an inherent part of business, and in today's world, where uncertainty appears to be the new reality, it's looming larger in the minds of company directors at all levels. In fact, as Harvey Christophers reported in this article in Company Director magazine, Deloitte's research into boards revealed that ...

    Content Type: eXPRESSO

  • Succession planning - it's never too soon

    If there’s one thing that business owners will procrastinate about, it’s a succession plan. Deciding the future of your business can be a difficult proposition to face, particularly when you’re knee-deep in the day-to-day operation of that business. But, as every business owner knows, uncertaint...

    Content Type: eXPRESSO

  • Embracing innovation

    Embracing innovation in your business is not just about introducing new technology, but about modifying your mindset. Tony Addiscott GAICD, Metator's director of research and innovation, speaks to us about bringing innovation to your business. According to Addiscott, for businesses to be truly innovative th...

    Content Type: eXPRESSO

  • 14 Nov 2012

    Director confidence hits record low: new survey

    Director sentiment has reached its lowest level in two years in the face of increasing concerns about the health of the Asian economies and growing pessimism about Europe and the US. According to the findings of the second half 2012 Director Sentiment Index*, which measures the opinions and future intent...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 13 Nov 2003

    2003 Media Release: The secret to good corporate governance revealed Directors

    The secret to good corporate governance is a healthy boardroom culture promoting open discussion, the opportunity to challenge, and full disclosure of relevant information according to a new guide to be launched by Ross Cameron MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, at 3.30 pm Wednesday 19 November at ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 25 Sep 2003

    2003 Survey highlights corporate governance behaviours are changing

    Survey highlights corporate governance behaviours are changing Survey  Our survey results - ASX corporate governance guidelines  

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 21 Jan 2003

    2003 Media Release: Australia ahead on corporate governance reform

    Australia ahead on corporate governance reform: directors Corporate governance reforms for United Kingdom-listed companies released yesterday in The Review of the Role and Effectiveness of Non-Executive Directors Report mirror the best practices endorsed by corporate Australia says Australian Institute of C...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 30 Mar 2003

    Media Release: AICD to initiate consultation with company directors

    ASX Corporate Governance Council Guidelines: AICD to initiate consultation with company directorsThe Australian Institute of Company Directors ("AICD") today welcomed the release of the ASX Corporate Governance Council's Principles of Good Corporate Governance and Best Practice Recommendations, init...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 12 Dec 2006

    company directors professionally and socially responsible

    For immediate release Sydney, 12 December 2006 The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) supports today’s report The Social Responsibility of Corporations released by the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) that outlines suitable laws are already in place to al...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 21 Apr 2006

    Modern Chairman Facing Greater Challenges

    A new publication initiated by Australia’s leading chairmen and women has given rare insight into how they govern some of Australia’s largest companies. The work, Chairman of the Board – A Role in the Spotlight, was released today by The Australian Institute of Company Directors, the peak gover...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 12 May 2005

    AICD National Conference Quantum Computing heralds the arrival of The Next Internet

    Perth, Thursday 12 May: One of Australia's foremost experts in quantum computing has urged some of Australia's leading company directors to take advantage of a coming revolution dubbed "the next Internet".Professor Andrew Dzurak, NSW Node Manager of the Centre for Quantum Computer Technology, headquartered at the...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 27 Jul 2005

    Study Reveals Australia Has Low Incidence of Multiple Directorships

    Sydney, 27 July 2005: Australia has a very low incidence of multiple directorships, according to a study conducted by Competitive Dynamics for the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), released today.The study, "Too many directorships?", reveals directors across ASX-listed companies hold on average on...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 22 Aug 2005

    Survey Reveals Not All Risk Management Frameworks Are Embedded in Australian Companies

    Tuesday, 23 August 2005. The majority of Australian companies have taken positive steps to formalising risk management practices and are implementing robust risk management frameworks. However, more work needs to be done in terms of strengthening the "softer" elements of these frameworks in areas such as corporat...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 18 Sep 2001

    Encouraging better board performance AICD releases new research

    Encouraging better board performance AICD releases new research

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 25 Sep 2001

    New Audit Committees Best Practice Guide released

    New Audit Committees Best Practice Guide released

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 24 Nov 2009

    AICD Takes Action On Board Diversity

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) advocates diversity on boards and believes companies should adopt an open approach that aims to select the best possible directors from a diverse range of candidates.Directors should be chosen from a broadly-based candidate pool, possessing appropriat...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 11 Aug 2009

    Board scholarships awarded to directors of charitable organisations

    Eight directors of charitable organisations from across Australia will receive scholarships to attend director and board development programs, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Australian Scholarships Foundation (ASF) announced today. The training programs awarded to the eight cha...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 24 Jun 2009

    AICD says termination payments legislation still flawed

    The Federal Government’s moves to restrict executive termination payments go too far and will impact on the ability of Australian companies to recruit top quality executives, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) said today.While welcoming some improvements made to the original draft legi...

    Content Type: Media Release