Governance and Board Management Skills for EAs & PAs

Face to Face Course

Event Details

    Understand what good governance looks like and how you as the EA/PA can assist the Board, CEO and Management to achieve it. We will examine what the EA’s role and responsibilities are as a Board secretary, and take you through best practice examples of Board agendas, papers, and minutes.

    The Masterclass will use a mix of presentation, case studies, exercises, and open discussion.

    Key Learning Outcomes

    • Understand the principles of good corporate governance
    • Review common board structures and roles  
    • Dive into board practice & processes
    • Roles and responsibilities of the board, CEO and management 
    • Your role as the EA as Board Secretary 
    • The critical importance of confidentiality, security and retention records 
    • Understand directors’ legal duties and obligations 
    • Explore the changing role of and expectations placed on the board 


    Past Participant Testimonials

    “After attending this course, I have to say that it was the most worthwhile course I have been on. Presenter was of excellent standard and the content totally relevant to my needs to work with our Board.  I learnt a lot from the course which I will be putting into action. I would recommend the course to any EA/PA who has to deal with and attend board meetings”.
    Nann Berry, Executive Assistant Ngāi Tahu

    "The day well spent with very experienced & knowedgeable facilitator"
    Vicki Faint, Executive Assistant to Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University of Wellington

    "Anne's wealth of experience as a Board Director gave huge insight in the governance of Boards.  Great Facilitating & brilliant facilitator" 
    Peggy Bourse, Administration, North Shore Hospice


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