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Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits - Online


Online access for 12 months from purchase
Access anytime online

Online Self-Paced Learning

CPD Hours


Cost (Inc GST)

$2,710.00 Member
$3,160.00 Paid Subscriber
$3,375.00 Non-member

Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits - Online

Combine six short courses (core and elective subjects) to complete a Certificate — the gateway to membership with Governance Institute and industry-recognised postnominals GIA(Affiliated).

This Certificate is designed specifically for those working in or with Not-for-Profit organisations and provides a strong foundation for good governance, recognising the specific requirements of not-for-profit (NFP) organisations. The course will outline the legal and governance frameworks NFP entities operate within, examine the accounting concepts and principles upon which the preparation of financial statements are based and you will walk away with practical tools and tips on not-for-profit governance and risk management matters.

This Certificate allows students to complete the following core and elective online courses:

Core -

Electives included - 

You can choose the electives which suit your learning needs. Please take a look at our full list of short courses here.

Please contact or call 1800 251 849 if you have any questions about how best to structure your Certificate, which short course is best suited for you or how to change your electives. 

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 listed above and:

  • a downloadable soft copy of the course materials prior to each short course
  • an online, 20 question multiple choice exam for each course
  • a vocational qualification in your chosen area of study
  • practical knowledge and skills that you can readily apply in the work place

Access to the course materials and exams is available for 12 months from the date of purchase.  

Become a member and save

You may already be eligible for membership via our professional entry scheme. Apply for membership in advance to receive a discount on the certificate price. 

Find out if you are eligible.