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Certificate in Governance Practice


Tuesday, 23 February 2021 to Thursday, 25 February 2021
8:30am to 4:30pm

Governance Institute of Australia
Level 10
5 Hunter Street

CPD Hours


Cost (Inc GST)

$2,910.00 Member
$3,390.00 Subscriber
$3,570.00 Non-member

Certificate in Governance Practice (Intensive)

The Certificate in Governance Practice is designed and taught by leading experts in the field of governance. It provides an introduction to governance and addresses the learning needs of a wide range of professionals with varying levels of governance responsibilities. You’ll be equipped with the right skills and tools to support good governance practices in your role — whether you’re a new company secretary, experienced C-suite executive or an executive assistant.

Find out more about the Certificate in Governance Practice

We offer the opportunity to complete this highly regarded Certificate in a convenient, intensive mode of study. The intensive Certificate allows you to complete the required six short courses over three consecutive days.

Over three days, you’ll complete the following short courses:

Day 1

Governance Essentials

Duties of Officers and Directors

Day 2

Financial Analysis for Officers and Directors

Assessing, Analysing and Treating Risk

Day 3 

Minutes for Boards and Committees

Risk Management Essentials


Entry conditions

There are no prerequisites required for entry to the Certificates, so anyone can study.

If you don’t need the full Certificate, you can register for the short courses that suit your needs.

What’s included?

The Certificate fee includes the six short courses scheduled above and:

  • a downloadable soft copy of the course materials prior to each short course

  • an online exam for each course, which must be completed within 28 days from the first day of attendance

  • eligibility to apply for Membership of Governance Institute

    Become a member and save

    If you complete the Certificate and pass the corresponding online exams, you’ll be eligible to apply for Affiliated membership and gain the nationally recognised postnominal GIA(Affiliated).

    You may already be eligible for membership via our professional entry scheme. Apply for membership in advance to receive a discount of $110 per short course. That’s a saving of up to $660 for the entire Certificate.

    Find out if you are eligible.