Illawarra Forum’s Governance Training Series

Illawarra Forum

WHS for Board Members

This training will emphasise the importance of an engaged board and staff who feel equipped to recognise and pre-empt health and safety risks in the workplace.

  • Understand what WHS means and how it applies in the workplace
  • Recognise and preventing workplace risks
  • Understand the duties of directors and officers and how they and their organisations may be liable for breaches of the WHS laws

When: Wed 27/5/15, 5pm-7:30pm

Where: Oak Flats     Click here for online registration

When: Wed 17/6/15, 11:00 – 1:30pm

Where: Nowra            Click here for online registration

Cost: $25 or $20 (Illawarra Forum Members)

Trainer: Dr Linda Tucker, Illawarra Legal Centre 

Financial Training for Board Members

Everything you need to know about finance to be an active member on your board. This is not just for treasurers, it is essential training for all board members.

  • The importance of financial competence as a board member
  • Budget essentials
  • How to read Income and Expenditure report and the Balance Sheet
  • Why cash flow is important
  • Using simple financial ratios to predict the future

When: Wed 1/7/15, 9:15 – 4:30pm

Where: Oak Flats

Cost: $225 or $180 (Illawarra Forum Members)

Trainer: Morri Young, Accounting for Good         

Registration: Click here for online registration

Develop and Implement Board Induction Programs

  • The purpose and value of effective board induction processes
  • Outline the key sector, organizational and program knowledge components for inclusion in induction processes
  • Identify what knowledge and skill development needs to be covered in induction for board members
  • Develop, monitor and evaluate board induction programs for your organisation

When: 2/6/15, 9:30am – 1:00pm

Where: Oak Flats

Cost: $115 or $90 (IF Members)

Trainer: Glen Sorensen, Age Communications                  

Registration: click here for online registration