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Effective Director Course – Module 2: Director dynamics


Wednesday, 27 October 2021 to Wednesday, 27 October 2021
9:00am to 6:30pm

Virtual Event

CPD Hours


Cost (Inc GST)

$1,270.00 Member
$1,332.00 Subscriber
$1,400.00 Non-member

Effective director conduct requires the development of softer skills to make you aware of the types of behaviour you may experience and will need as a director. Self-awareness of your behaviour and communication styles and the impact of these on your director effectiveness is key. 

This module includes a board room dinner from 5.00pm to 6.30pm.


  •  Discuss board and director effectiveness an how these elements are assessed.
  •  Apply concepts such as communication progression and the Ladder of Inference to the role of the effective director.
  •  Recognise the different styles of communication and how these can be used effectively.
  •  Examine how acquiring information, active listening, asking the right questions, persuasion, influence and negotiation skills can be used to achieve the strategic vision and objectives of an organisation.


  •  Board and director effectiveness
  •  How directors communicate
  •  Acquiring information by listening
  •  Asking the right questions
  •  Persuasion, influence and negotiation
  •  Director effectiveness

We recommend you also attend module 3, the simulated board meeting, which is a companion module.

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Members of Governance Institute receive a discount of up to $130 for the full day module — find out if you are eligible.