Directors' and Officers' Insurance

What are the typical components of a D&O policy? Are you covered?


2 CPD points

As a director of a New Zealand company, you’re personally liable for potential compensation, fines and legal costs. This online module will assist you in understanding your liabilities, what directors’ and officers’ (D&O) insurance is, the typical components of a policy and how to evaluate your own cover needs.

Course/workshop category: Online learning

Duration: One to two hours, whenever you choose for 12 months

“24% of executive and non-executive directors do not have directors’ and officers’ liability (D&O) insurance, meaning they would likely not be able to pay for damages, fines or legal costs incurred by their companies.” Read more.

Content covered

  • The importance of understanding your liabilities
  • An outline of D&O insurance and the typical components of an insurance policy
  • Clarifying the board’s liability cover
  • Evaluating your own cover
  • Seeking cover and claims processes

Who is the online module for?

Directors with an interest in improving their understanding of liabilities and the basics of directors’ and officers’ insurance.

Members: $130 incl GST
Non-members: $165 incl GST

Not a member? Join online now to receive the member rate.

Credit card payment is required on registration. We accept all major credit cards.

We will send you your username and password for the online module. These details will be sent to the email address that you provided on registration.

Device compatibility
The online module will function with the following browser and operating system combinations:

  • Internet Explorer 8 and above (Windows XP, Windows 7, OSX)
  • Firefox 4 and above (Windows XP, Windows 7, OSX)
  • Google Chrome (Windows XP, Windows 7, OSX)
  • Safari 5.x (Windows 7, OSX)

Common mobile and tablet screen sizes will also be supported:

  • iPad 1024x768
  • Galaxy and other mobiles 1280x800
  • ETI 1024x600