Digital Essentials

Do you want to ensure your organisation is taking advantage of all the opportunities created by the digital world?

8 CPD points

Gain a fundamental understanding of the influences in this digital era with this interactive workshop. Through a series of practical case studies you will learn how to test the rigour of digital business cases presented to your board. 

Course/workshop category: Focused short course

Duration: One day, 8.30am - 5.00pm

Content covered

  • Board responsibilities in the digital era
  • How to determine the digital maturity of your organisation
  • Responding to cyber risk
  • Making informed decisions about disruptive technologies

Who should attend
Directors, aspiring directors and senior executives who seek to better understand the digital era. As a pre-requisite you should have governance experience or have attended Governance Essentials.


Members: $830 incl GST
Non-members: $1,055 incl GST

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Our facilitators

Digital Essentials is presented by one of the facilitators below:

  • Zoe Attwood GAICD, MBA, MInstD

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    Zoe has over 15 years’ experience as a director and chair, holding positions in a wide range of state-owned enterprises, private and publicly-listed companies, and not-for-profit organisations. Zoe is a science academic and had an extensive global executive career in science and technology innovation and commercialisation. She has worked in industries including the dairy, food, veterinary, packaging, wine, and forestry. She is currently deputy chair of Dairy Food Safety Victoria in Australia, and a director of both PrimeSafe and Quantum. Zoe is also a member of two scientific committees, two risk, audit and finance committees, and a governance committee.

  • Murray Strong MInstD

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    Murray is an independent chairman and professional director. He currently holds governance and advisory roles in both the public and private sector including CERA, the Ministry of Education and the TSB Trust and is actively involved in the Christchurch rebuild as the independent chairman of three of the anchor projects. He has held a variety of Crown appointed roles, including Crown Commissioner and as a director on Crown entities. He has worked in governance and senior management roles across the education, aviation, professional services, tourism and sport sectors over the last 20 years. He's also actively involved in TEDx in both Queenstown and Christchurch as MC and speaker coach and speaks regularly on leadership in a range of executive programmes.