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AICD Foundations of Directorship Course in partnership with BBI

Who is the Foundations of Directorship Course™ for?

The AICD Foundations of Directorship Course™ is designed for new directors, senior executives, and managers wanting to gain a foundational knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of boards and directors. Those who complete this course often progress onto the Company Directors Course™.

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Key benefits of the course

This three-day program will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the main components of directorship - governance, strategy, risk and finance. You will establish a new director-oriented outlook that will prepare you for a successful director career. The Foundations of Directorship Course™ will give you an introductory knowledge of:

  • Your responsibilities as a director in meeting compliance obligations
  • Your role in formulating, implementing and monitoring strategy
  • How to establish and manage key strategic planning frameworks
  • How to use corporate strategy to drive financial performance
  • Your role in identifying, assessing and managing risk
  • Risk avoidance, risk culture and the different levels of rish appetite
  • Your role in maintaining the financial integrity of the organisation
  • How to evaluate Balance Sheets, Income Statements and Cash Flow Statements
  • How to monitor the financial and non-financial indicators of company performance


To gain the Foundations of Directorship™ Certificate, there is an optional assessment, open book with 27 quiz questions to be completed online over 40 minutes.

Course Fee

  • AICD Foundations of Directorship three-day course: $2,570 +GST (fee available until the end of 2017 only).
  • All materials, food and refreshments included. Learn more about the course fee.
  • BBI is a member of the Catholic Religious Group (CRG). Members of CRG may not be required to pay GST.
  • Course fees will increase from January 2018.  
  • Please click here to view our cancellation policy.


Registration deadline
1 – 3 Nov 17 Register Now 4 Oct 17


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Download the Foundations of Directorship Course™ brochure


For program enquiries, please contact:
Mr Greg Baynie – National Coordinator – Professional Development and Short Courses
T: 02 9847 0586 or E: gbaynie@bbi.catholic.edu.au

For registration enquiries, please contact:
Ms Belinda Srour – Professional Development Events Coordinator
T: 02 9847 0590 or E: bsrour@bbi.catholic.edu.au



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