Finance Essentials For Board Members

Short Course


It is critically important that directors (and officers) of all types of organisations have a reasonable level of financial literacy and understanding of a company’s financial statements to effectively undertake their roles and meet their statutory and legal duties. The aim of this practical workshop is to show how to analyse the performance of an organisation using the financial statements and to gain confidence to challenge financial reports and ask the right questions at board meetings.


  • Financial and accounting terminology
  • Accounting concepts and principles on which preparation of financial statements is based
  • Financial management from director’s perspective
  • Interpreting financial statements
  • Where to look and red flags
  • Questions to ask

Who should attend?

  • New and aspiring directors
  • Directors looking to improve their financial skills


Members $300.00 (GST incl.)
Non-members $350.00 (GST incl.)


This workshop is delivered online via Zoom.


Governance New Zealand confirms this event qualifies for 2 CPD structured credits.

Refund Policy: No refunds can be issued in respect of cancellations received within 48 hours of the event occurring.

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22 Mar 2024
  • 2.00
    2.00 CPD
  • Tuesday, 19/03/2024 - Tuesday, 19/03/2024
  • 12:00 - 14:00
  • Virtual   NZ
  • $300.00Members $350.00Regular
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