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Strategy Essentials

Develop your strategic substance, at board level, so that you can contribute meaningfully to your organisation's growth.

1 Day
Price for members
$850.00 incl GST
Price for non-members
$1,080.00 incl GST
Purchase three or more ‘Essentials’ courses and receive a 10% discount.
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Course description

Explore various strategic models in a New Zealand context.

See how to encourage big-picture thinking and steer your organisation to a better future.

Enhance your confidence to be able to ask insightful questions and make astute strategic recommendations.


8.30am to 5.00pm

Content covered

  • What strategy is, and isn’t
  • The role of the board in developing strategy
  • The impacts of strategy and benefits of strategic planning
  • How strategy is formulated, developed, and communicated
  • Evaluating strategy

Who should attend

New and aspiring directors embarking on a governance career, and senior executives who want to work with their boards more effectively.


Essentials courses discount

Register for three or more one-day Essentials courses and receive a 10% discount. Your discount will be automatically applied to your shopping cart at checkout.

Attend with your colleagues and save

Register three or more attendees from the same organisation on a course and receive a 10% discount. To take advantage of this offer please phone +64 4 499 0076 and speak to one of the delivery team. (This discount does not apply to conferences.)


Find out if you are eligible for a part-payment contribution towards your course registration fee through the NZTE Capability Voucher scheme.

By registering on this course you agree to pay and attend the course. If you subsequently secure a NZTE Capabiliity voucher the IoD will refund you for this amount.

You may prefer to obtain approval for NZTE funding prior to committing to the course.

Go to NZTE regional business partner websites for more information.

Additional information


We have been monitoring government updates regarding COVID-19 and are keeping up to date with Ministry of Health guidance with regard to events and public gatherings.

For the latest updates on face to face courses and our safety planning see our response to COVID-19 page

"This course was brilliant at focusing on the role of the board in developing strategy from a very purpose-driven perspective".
- Marielle de Geest, Wellington

All dates and locations

  • limited spaces available


    23 Apr 2021
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Fully booked


    13 May 2021
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
    Please ph 04 499 0076 to be placed on the waitlist
  • Hamilton

    20 May 2021
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Dunedin

    8 Jul 2021
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Auckland

    3 Nov 2021
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00

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