We would all love to manage teams that come together effortlessly, require low maintenance and exceed expectations. However, the reality is that working collaboratively is difficult, most people have never had any formal training in this area. You may have occasional breakthroughs, only to be frustrated when you find people drifting back to their old habits. Analysing the common challenges that arise provides insight into building cohesive teams and how to avoid dysfunction.
Good governance is as valid for the NFP sector as any other sector. Some people see NFP board and governance roles as an opportunity to tick the box to start out and build their governance experience. You shouldn’t join to just tick a box.
Governance Institute of Australia thought it might be helpful for members to find out whether many companies are planning to adopt the new edition early.
I have just come from a spirited discussion on the Ashes with Sir Winfried Bischoff’s team during a call regarding his keynote for National Conference 2019. It was a happy discussion for me on the cricket, and when we did get to talking about it, on Sir Win’s opening address.
As the curator of the program, these absorbing calls with speakers and their teams, give me a sneak peek into the rich and resonant discussions that will make National Conference 2019 one of the best yet. So, it is with confidence that I invite you to attend this premium annual gathering of governance and risk management leaders from organisations like Coca-Cola Amatil, JP Morgan Securities plc, Wesfarmers, Medibank, Australian Banking Association, Australia Post, Sports Australia, Mission Australia, The Smith Family, ASIC, APRA, Westpac, ANZ Bank, Optus, The World Bank and many others.
National Conference is just four weeks away! It’s one of the biggest events of the year for our profession and a key opportunity to learn new skills and hear from leading governance experts. It is also a fantastic opportunity to develop your professional networks and develop friendships that will define your career.
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