Women On Boards Masterclass Auckland

Stepping up from Leadership to Governance

Short Course


Want to learn the fundamentals of being a director and increase your board knowledge and skills?

This Women on Boards Masterclass provides the essentials for women looking to advance their governance careers and improve their governance knowledge and skills. You will gain valuable information about being on a board and much more.

This one day Governance Masterclass is for those working in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors and is a combination of education, practical training and networking. A must attend course for women in governance.

The Women on Boards Masterclass is limited to 30 participants.


The only masterclass developed specifically for women on boards.

Our facilitators have engaging interactive presentation styles and are experienced in working with board directors and supporting women in their governance careers.

Being your Authentic Self / Personal Leadership Development

  • How to navigate board room behaviours and identify internal conflicts that can lead to destructive behaviour
  • Better understanding who you are and how to have the confidence to be yourself

Governance Essentials

  • Overview and governance principles
  • Roles and responsibilities of board directors
  • Governance vs management
  • Governance risk management
  • Current issues and trends for board directors

Financial Literacy

  • Demystifying financial accounts and introduction to accounting principles
  • Budgeting and cashflow
  • Financial risk management & controls
  • Financial strategies
  • What to look for and what to ask

Governance CVs, Interview Preparation and Opening Doors

  • Preparing for a board role and how to capitalise on your personal brand and profile
  • CV preparation, the recruitment process and interview technics
  • Networks and mentors
  • Pathways to board appointments – what are they and how do I access them

Who should attend

  • Those new to a governance career looking to improve their governance knowledge and skill
  • Aspiring directors
  • Career executives seeking director transition


Members $750.00 (GST incl.)
Non-members $850.00 (GST incl.)


TBC, Auckland.


Governance New Zealand confirms this event qualifies for 8 CPD structured credits.

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