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AICD Foundations of Directorship Course

Who is this 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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2018 Foundations of Directorship™ Course Dates & Online Registration
Event Location Event Date Registrations Close
North Sydney 27 Feb - 1 Mar FULLY SUBSCRIBED
North Sydney 28 - 30 May 16 April
North Sydney 15 - 17 Aug 18 Jul

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: $3,700 +GST 
  • All materials, food and refreshments included.
  • BBI is a member of the Catholic Religious Group (CRG). Members of CRG are not required to pay GST (cf ATO).
  • Please click here to view our Cancellation Policy.


  • To register online and pay by credit card, please click on the course dates above.
  • Alternatively, download the brochure, complete the registration form and return by email to bsrour@bbi.catholic.edu.au. You can pay by cheque, EFT or credit card.


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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