AICD Governance Training for Not-for-Profit Directors


EOIs now open! Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to develop your governance skills.


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 — Duties and Responsibilities of the Not-for-Profit Director, Strategy and Risk for the Not-for-Profit Director, and Finance for the Not-for-Profit Director.

Interested? Apply for a subsidised place in the program via the EOI 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, Sunday 7 November 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Simone Zell, Manager Community Sector Development, on (03) 6169 9515 or email Simone.

Am I eligible to apply?

This course is for current 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.

A limited number of scholarships which cover travel and accommodation expenses for North/North-West participants are also available. Please indicate on the EOI form whether you would require a scholarship to be able to participate.

When and where?

  • Dates: Tuesday 30 November 2021 and Wednesday 1 December 2021
  • Location: 4/85 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000
  • Time: TBC (1.5 days total)

Catering provided.