Board Dynamics Intensive

Learn how to improve your effectiveness on the board and discover how to influence the group dynamic. 

New 16 CPD points

The hidden social structure within each board impacts on the decision-making and ultimately the company performance and the stakeholders’ return on investment. This course will challenge unconscious behavior and explore assumptions within a high performance working group.

Course/workshop category: Focused short course

Duration: Two days. Day 1: 9.00am for a 9.30am start - 6.00pm (with cocktails to follow) Day 2: 8.30am – 4.00pm

Content covered

  • What to do when you inherit a difficult culture
  • Learn how board evaluations can help to (re)design a board
  • Discover how to make a new director productive - sooner
  • Learn about the merits of various chairing styles
  • Gain the courage to consciously address culture, and commit to cultural change in your board and organisation
  • Move from emotional intelligence to emotional agility so you can complement the more technical requirements of being a director
  • Find the balance between healthy and unhealthy conflict
  • Break bad behaviour in yourself and others
  • Find out how changing technologies will influence the dynamics of future board meetings.

Who should attend

Directors who want a healthy board culture and to be part of an effective board.

Because of the intense workshop nature of this course it is limited to only 20 participants.


Members: $2,195 incl GST
Non-members: $2,725  incl GST

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“Stable boards require a balance of trust and mistrust. It is this productive tension between cohesion and harmony on one hand and dissent and discord on the other that keeps a board dynamic healthy.”
Meena Thursingham, Principal at BoardQ, Melbourne

Facilitator

Board Dynamics Intensive is facilitated by:

  • Giselle McLachlan CMInstD

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    Giselle is a Director and CEO who effects change through strategy and governance.  Giselle’s governance experience is diverse with a number of directorship, audit and risk committee and senior leadership roles.  Giselle has experience in both commercial and not for profit organisations from law firms to agribusiness.  Currently an independent director of H&J Smith Group, Giselle has recently taken the opportunity to be the first CEO at Landpro Limited.  Giselle also has an interest in organics and bio-diversity and has an IIN certification as integrative health coach.