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  Background and overview Download Course Brochure
 
  • Aims and learning objectives
  • Sharing the experience in the room
  • Course structure and format
   
  The business of boards
 
  • Why do boards exists?
  • When did they evolve and why?
  • What are the features of a ‘governance system’?
   
  Governance principles
 
  • What can we expect of a board?
  • How do we know if a board is doing a good job?
  • Principles of governance

Case study: Based on an Australian example

   
  Group discussion and feedback
   
  The governance players
 
  • Key players in the governance equation
  • Roles and expectations of each
  • Shifting responsibilities and stakeholder management

Case study: Based on an Australian example

   
  Group discussion and feedback
   
  Trends and developments, international comparisons
 
  • Recent developments in board practices in Australia
  • Some international comparisons
  • Do Australian boards lead or lag their international counterparts?
   
  Best practice board composition and structure
 
  • The makeup and structure of boards
  • Why composition matters
  • Thinking about structure to make a board work well

Case study: Based on an Australian example

   
  Critiquing board operations
 
  • Meetings, agendas and paperwork
  • The strategy continuum
  • Monitoring performance, encouraging performance and how to balance the two
   
  WORKING LUNCH SESSION
 

Q&A with a company director

   
  Reviewing board performance for benchmarking purposes
 
  • Reviewing the performance of boards – who should do this and what is effective?
  • Examples of board review in use today
  • How to decide on the most suitable approach for a board

Case study: Based on an Australian example

   
  Discussion and feedback
   
  Summary and action points
   
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