Short courses & Certificates

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Short courses

Our short courses offer practical knowledge and skills in governance and risk management that can be readily applied in your workplace. Course only take half a day to complete and typically can be taken face-to-face, virtual via Zoom or online at your own pace.

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

Who should complete our courses and Certificates? 

Whether you are a new company secretary, experienced C-suite executive or an executive assistant in any sector — you’ll be equipped with the right skills and tools to support good governance and risk management practices in your role.

What’s in it for you?

  • Gain practical knowledge and skills that you can readily apply in your workplace.
  • Strengthen your current position or launch a new career in governance or risk management.
  • Make a valued contribution to governance practices in your organisation.
  • Network with presenters, other governance professionals and senior managers at face-to-face tutorials.
  • Gain Affiliate membership with Governance Institute. 

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If you would like to speak to a Governance Institute adviser about your study options, please call us on 1800 251 849 or email

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Short courses and Certificates — instantly helping you do the job right.

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