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Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits


Tuesday, 23 March 2021 to Thursday, 25 March 2021
8:30am to 4:30pm

Governance Institute of Australia
Level 10
5 Hunter Street

CPD Hours


Cost (Inc GST)

$2,910.00 Member
$3,390.00 Subscriber
$3,570.00 Non-member

Certificate in Governance for Not-For-Profits (Intensive)

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

Accidental Company Secretary

Minutes for Boards and Committees

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 28 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.