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Governance Development and Services

Courses, events, webcasts and governance services geared towards the not-for-profit sector.

NFP FES online modules

Not-for-Profit Finance Essentials - online module series

Explore the financial role of a not-for-profit board member.
Not for Profit Governance Essentials

Not-for-Profit Governance Essentials

Understand the boards’ role and the unique challenges within a not-for-profit environment.
NFP GES online modules

Not-for-Profit Governance Essentials - online module series

Understand the boards’ role, processes and unique challenges in the not-for-profit environment.
Strategy Essentials

Strategy Essentials

Learn the role of the board in developing strategy and how to formulate, develop, and communicate it across the organisation.
Reporting to the Board

Reporting to the Board

This course explores how the quality of your relationship and trust with the board can influence the success of your organisation.
Risk Essentials

Risk Essentials

Risk is a crucial factor to consider in any organisation. This course will provide you with the tools to identify, manage and govern risk.
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The Board's Role in Mental Health and Wellbeing - online module

This online module has been developed to support directors and boards in their role in relation to workplace mental health and wellbeing.
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Future for NGO Governance - webcast

A recording of a webcast hosted in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact.
Tuakana Teina chair mentoring programme

Tuakana Teina chair mentoring programme

Connecting the next generation of chairs to strengthen the community sector.
Great boards don't just happen - they are created

Great boards don't just happen - they are created

The IoD has a range of governance services to help ensure your board is at its best.

Company Directors' Course

Develop your director skills and step up your performance at the board table

Company Directors' Course

Our week-long course is a game changer for new directors and senior executives

The Company Directors' Course provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in a simulated board experience and is accompanied by best-practice governance theory delivered by expert directors.