AICD Governance Training for Not-for-Profit Directors


*** EOIs for Round 2 have now closed! ***


Purpose & Overview

TasCOSS and Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council (ATDC) Tasmania have joined with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) to provide the Governance Foundations for Not-for-Profit Directors program to our members.

This heavily subsidised training opportunity has a combined length of 1.5 days and consists of three modules:

  1. Duties and Responsibilities of the Not-for-Profit Director
  2. Strategy and Risk for the Not-for-Profit Director
  3. Finance for the Not-for-Profit Director

Interested? Submit your EOI today via the form below.

Completion of the full program will set a solid foundation for the board and organisation through a greater awareness of a not-for-profit directors fundamental duties.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the key duties and responsibilities of directors in the not-for-profit environment.
  • Appreciate the potential personal liability of directors and council members.
  • Understand governance structures as they apply in the not-for-profit context.
  • Consider the differences/similarities and nuances of the director’s role in the not-for-profit/for profit sectors.
  • Understand the role of directors in overseeing the strategy formulation and risk management approach of the organisation.
  • Grasp how directors in the not-for-profit sector can link the financial statements to understand the ‘financial story’ and health of the organisation.

Cost: $237.50 (excl. GST)

EOIs close 5pm, Thursday 10 February 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Susannah Coleman-Brown, Community Sector Development Team Leader, via email.

Am I eligible to apply?

This course is for experienced, new and aspiring board members to develop their skills and understanding of governance as a contemporary board member and is open to the TasCOSS and ATDC membership base.

When and where?

  • Dates: Tuesday 22 March 2022 and Wednesday 23 March 2022
  • Location: Online (Zoom Video Conferencing)
  • Time: TBC (1.5 days total)

What will I learn?

DAY ONE (Tuesday 22 March 2022 — full day)

  • Duties and Responsibilities of the Not-for-Profit Director
  • Strategy and Risk for the Not-for-Profit Director

DAY TWO (Wednesday 23 March 2022 — half day)

  • Finance for the Not-for-Profit Director