Professional Development

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Professional development is a key element in optimising board and management performance and enhancing the effectiveness of individual directors, the board and the executives of the organisation. Effective Governance is a leading developer in tailored professional development for boards and management, we find that integrating multiple learning styles into our courses creates the best outcomes for participants. With our courses you can expect the following methods to be used in our materials:

  • Discussion – A method in which the participants learn from one another, usually with guidance from the facilitator.
  • Lecture – A direct talk with learning aids, with minimal group participation.
  • Case study – A realistic situation is presented in a brief paper or presentation, then analysed by participants in groups.
  • Role-playing – Participants act out the roles of those represented in a realistic scenario.

When designing our programs, we believe that consulting closely with our clients will ensure their boards and/or management teams to:

  • Meet your timeframes
  • Customise content to achieve your learning outcomes
  • Regularly provide status updates and seek your feedback during development

Some organisations we have recently developed courses for are:

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
  • Governance Institute of Australia (GIA)
  • CPA Australia
  • AHPRA
  • Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ)
  • Family Business Australia (FBA)

If you are interested in discussing your professional development needs or would like Effective Governance to design a custom professional development program feel free to contact us or request a proposal.

Key contacts
Zac Zahner
Managing Director
Zac works closely with boards and management teams to deliver improved governance structure and set strategic objectives. Zac has previously worked with professional chartered accounting practices, as CFO of retail and rental companies and more recently...
James Beck
Chair
He has substantial experience in delivering governance, strategic and risk solutions to listed, private, NFP, government and family business clients.
Stephen Howell
Principal Advisor
Stephen is the Principal Advisor for Effective Governance Pty Ltd, a corporate governance consultant, forensic accountant, company director and former company secretary, external auditor, corporate regulator and CFO with a focus on contributing to the...
Melissa Grundy
Senior Advisor
Melissa is a Senior Advisor with Effective Governance, a governance consultant, accountant, former company secretary and market supervisor. Melissa’s focus is on corporate and regulatory governance stemming from her strong background in the...
Simon Clayer
Senior Advisor
Simon is a Senior Advisor with Effective Governance. He brings extensive legal experience coupled with over 30 years’ experience in business to advise clients on corporate governance, strategy and risk. His areas of expertise include corporate...
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