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Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits


Tuesday, 22 September 2020 to Thursday, 24 September 2020
9:00am to 5:00pm

Adelaide venue To Be Advised

CPD Hours


Cost (Inc GST)

$3,390.00 Member
$3,390.00 Subscriber
$3,390.00 Non-member

As a Strategic Alliance Partner with AuSAE we are pleased to provide our Subscriber pricing to the AuSAE community. You will note that price in all categories above.


We are pleased to deliver this short course in a face-to-face format from July. Read more about how we are doing this safely.

The Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits is designed to address the learning needs of a wide range of professionals with varying levels of governance responsibilities in the NFP sector. Designed and taught by experts in the intricate area of governance for NFPs, you’ll leave confident in your ability to support good governance practices in your NFP.

Find out more about the Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits

We offer the opportunity to complete this highly regarded Certificate in a convenient, intensive mode of study. The intensive Certificate allows students to complete the required six short courses over three consecutive days.

Over three days, you’ll complete the following short courses:

Day 1
Governance Essentials
Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board

Day 2
Not-for-Profit Financial Management
Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance

Day 3
Minutes for Boards and Committees
Risk Management Essentials

Entry conditions

There are no prerequisites required for entry to the Certificates, so anyone can study.

If you don’t need the full Certificate, you can register for the short courses that suit your needs.

What’s included?

The Certificate fee includes the six short courses scheduled above and:

  • a downloadable soft copy of the course materials prior to each short course
  • an online exam for each course, which must be completed within 30 days from the first day of attendance
  • eligibility to apply for Membership of Governance Institute

Become a member and save

If you complete the Certificate and pass the corresponding online exams, you’ll be eligible to apply for Affiliate membership and gain the nationally recognised postnominal GIA(Affiliated).

You may already be eligible for membership via our professional entry scheme. Apply for membership in advance to receive a discount of $110 per short course. That’s a saving of up to $660 for the entire Certificate.

Find out if you are eligible.