Webinars

Webinars

Keep up-to-date on the most topical director issues

Our webinars offer you a time and cost effective way to refine your knowledge. Over 60 interactive minutes, an experienced facilitator will guide you through the essentials and leave you with skills and insights that can be immediately applied.

Join us for the live interactive sessions, or register for a recording that you can conveniently view in your own time – the choice is yours.


All webinars are worth 5 DPD units, making it easy for even the most remote, or time pressured, member to meet their annual DPD requirements

Upcoming webinars

Browse our schedule below to find the most suitable webinar for you. We partner with CPDLive to deliver our webinars. Please note that the below links will take you to CPDLive's secure external site.

Talent management and succession planning for boards

This webinar will outline best practice processes using contemporary case studies to illustrate how managing talent at the board level can create stability and organisational performance.

Wednesday 5 October 2016
12.00pm AEDT (60 minutes)

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Governance for directors of sports clubs and sporting bodies

Sporting bodies not only need to play by the rules, they need to be the models of effective governance. This webinar will assist you to navigate the unique governance challenges facing sports clubs and bodies.

Tuesday 25 October 2016
12.00pm AEDT (60 minutes)

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International Essential Director Update

Specifically for directors working across international borders, this webinar provides an update on today's ever-changing legal and regulatory environment, including legislative and regulatory changes that affect the international director.

Tuesday 25 October 2016
5.00pm AEDT (60 minutes)

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A Practical Guide to Creating Organisational Value

Is your organisation creating value, how would you know, and what can you do about it? A webinar aimed at directors of SME’s, NFPs and public entities where value and value creation concepts may not be regularly aired.

 

Tuesday 26 July 2016, 12.00pm AEST (60 minutes)

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Is technology changing healthcare and its institutions?

This webinar will look at relevant technologies, how they are used, and the organisational prerequisites for their successful adoption in the healthcare sector.

 

Thursday 25 August 2016, 12.00pm AEST (60 minutes)

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Mergers and Acquisitions - providing the right governance

Is your board well geared to provide proper oversight when your organisation undertakes an M and A transaction? How would you know? What are the key things you should be paying close attention to as you progress through a transaction and beyond?

Tuesday 30 August 2016, 12.00pm AEST (60 minutes)

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Preparing a board to manage crisis situations

The public, shareholders, and media are holding boards responsible for corporate oversights as never before. This webinar examines ways to prepare for such situations.

Wednesday 31 August 2016
12.00pm AEST (60 minutes)

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Not-for-profit 2016 Governance Study Results Update

Save the date! Complimentary webinar for AICD members. More details to follow after preliminary exploration of the results.

Wednesday 7 September 2016, 12.00pm AEST (60 minutes)

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What is the relevance of the board in asset management?

Understand how a board's role in asset management governance can reduce risk and ensure strategic objectives can be achieved.

Thursday 8 September 2016, 12.00pm AEST
(60 minutes)

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Governing for a social licence culture

Why do you need a social licence? What’s involved in governing a social licence? Do you have a social licence culture? What’s needed to create a social licence culture?

Wednesday 14 September 2016, 12.00pm AEST
(60 minutes)

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Economic update series – Stephen Walters

Part 1 – Economic half yearly scorecard - how are we fairing?

Part 2 – 2017 the year ahead - what will impact your decisions as a director?

Part 1
Thursday 22  September 2016,
12.00pm AEST (30 minutes)

Part 2
Tuesday 31 January 2017
12.00pm AEST (30 minutes)

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Risk oversight for not-for-profits

Are you able to get “beyond the fog” and know that risk is being managed in your organisation?

Wednesday 28 September 2016, 12.00pm AEST
(60 minutes)

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Digital Disruption Series

This series looks at how successful organisations have navigated their opportunities and part 2 focuses on the questions directors can pose to their own boards to on digital innovation and disruption, and the challenges in appreciating the ramifications of answers.

Part 1
Wednesday 2 November 2016, 12.00pm AEDT
(60 minutes)
Part 2
Wednesday 30 November 2016, 12.00pm AEDT
(60 minutes)

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Essential Director Update

Your annual update which informs you on the ever-changing governance, regulatory and legislative environments that affect your director duties and responsibilities.

 

Tuesday 8 November 2016, 12.00pm AEDT (60 minutes)

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Webinars on Demand

Below is a list of our webinar recordings available to view at your own leisure. 

Board
Board

Topics to improve your board and board committee performance.

  Strategic Risk
Strategy and Risk

Gain a strategic edge through effective treatment of emerging risks such as cyber security, social media, privacy and disruption.


 
Business Owner

Business Owner

Strategy, growth, succession and disruption from the viewpoint of a business owner.

  IT

Information Technology

IT Governance boardroom essentials including risk, strategy and investment.


 
Reporting

Reporting

Key tips and tricks for preparing and signing off board reports.

  Complimentary

Complimentary (for members)

Member only content including the Essential Director Update, International Essential Director update and more.


 

  

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Board

 

Board

Topics to improve your board and board committee performance.


What part does culture play in evaluating the duties of directors?

What part should ‘culture’ play in evaluating the duties of directors and officers? In the light of recent initiatives by ASIC Professor Robert Baxt AO will examine this topic in the context of major reforms proposed for corporate law.


Board Committees Series

This webinar series will explore board committees in detail. Starting from the foundations of when and why to set up, to focusing on a few common committees, and lastly evaluating ways to achieve a high performing committee.


Innovation and diversity - creating breakthrough ideas and smarter decisions

To coincide with the launch of her book 'Which two heads are better than one?' We invite you to join Juliet Bourke as she discusses her research findings.


Techniques for chairing successful meetings

This webinar will focus specifically on the critical role of the chair during a board or committee meeting and the essential skills and processes required for a successful meeting.


Preparing Effective Board Reports

This webinar will help you discover what board members look for in board papers; common mistakes in board paper construction and how to avoid them; the characteristics of a good board paper; and the top ten tips for preparing informative, succinct papers.


The boardroom – conflict to collaboration

Need help managing divergent views, power imbalances and aggressive behaviour in the boardroom? This webinar will show you practical ways to identify, process and improve your board relationships.


Getting Started as a Director: Key considerations before accepting your first appointment

This session will give would be board members a checklist of what to have in place before considering a board position.


The role of the Not-for-Profit Director

This introductory session outlines the duties and responsibilities of directors with specific focus on the not-for-profit sector. 


Strategy and Risk

 

Strategy and Risk

Gain a strategic edge through effective treatment of emerging risks such as cyber security, social media, privacy and  disruption. 


Strategy for the Not-for-Profit Director

Not-for-Profit organisations face significant challenges in developing strategy. This webinar examines the board’s role and responsibilities in formulating and monitoring organisational and fundraising strategies specifically tailored for NFPs.


Governing the transition to a low carbon future

What's your organisation's responsibility to contribute to the reduction in carbon intensity since the world's made a commitment to aim to 1.5 degree warming?


To whom are directors duties owed?
The 21st Edition of Directors Duties and Responsibilities

Join Professor Robert Baxt AO to discuss the 21st Edition of Directors Duties and Responsibilities.


Solving for growth: preparing to be an effective director during the tough times

A board is only as effective as its ability to steer the ship through stormy conditions. Is your board equipped with the right knowledge and skills to keep the company afloat and allow it to prosper into the long term, in the event of challenging times?


Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Control: Essentials for Company Directors

This webinar will provide an overview for Company Directors on fraud, bribery and corruption, its borderless qualities and how to control it.


Business Owners

 

Business Owner

Strategy, growth, succession and disruption from the viewpoint of the business owner.


Building a Strong Board for a Family Owned Business

This webinar will examine how different board and governance arrangements can help with building, growing and exiting your family business.


Financial Fundamentals for Business Owners Series

In order to manage and control finances and make financially informed decisions, analysing financial statements is an essential requirement for business owners.

In this two part series we will cover the critical fundamentals of financial statements that business owners need to be across.


IT

 

Information Technology

When you're at the top of your game you need the best. IT Governance boardroom essentials including risk strategy and investment.


Cyber Crime – How prepared is your organisation?

Could cyber crime impact your organisation’s bottom line and possibly your career? Join us as we examine what cyber resilience is, how to assess the cyber maturity of your organisation and what you can do to increase resilience in your organisation.


Reporting
 

 

Reporting

Key tips and tricks for preparing and signing off board reports.


Directors' Duties: Annual Financial Reporting Considerations for Directors

The end of the financial year brings with it significant responsibilities for directors.


2016 Election Series

2016 Election Series - what it means for the economy and business.

The end of the financial year brings with it significant responsibilities for directors.


Financial Essentials for Not for Profit Directors Series

This two part series will take a closer look at the legal reporting requirements for not for profit entities, the key financial statements and critical elements directors need to consider when reviewing and questioning financial statements.


Complimentary

 

Complimentary (for members)

When you're at the top of your game you need the best.


The role of the Not-for-Profit Director

This introductory session outlines the duties and responsibilities of directors with specific focus on the not-for-profit sector.