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Short courses

Learn all areas of corporate governance from industry-leading practitioners.


Short courses

Our short courses are taught by industry-leading practitioners. They are available as face-to-face, virtual or online study modes and you can ‘mix and match’ your modes of study to suit you. Complete six short courses to complete a Certificate or simply top up your skills with a course that will help you excel in your role.


Short courses

Online and On Demand short courses

It couldn’t be more convenient to study! This mode of study provides you with the flexibility to complete study at your own pace; great for those who can’t attend scheduled training and have a capacity for independent learning.

Online on demand short courses


Frequently asked questions

Governance Institute’s short courses offer practical knowledge and skills across a wide range of governance, risk management and not-for-profit topics that can be readily applied in your workplace.

Short courses and Certificates

Assessment Rules

Each short course has an online multiple-choice exam. For a short course to be considered completed, or as credit towards a Certificate, the exam must be passed. The exam is a 20-question online multiple-choice exam which takes approximately one hour to complete.

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Short courses and Certificates

Short courses and Certificate Policies

For more detailed information about our Short courses, Certificates and Effective Director Course see the policies.

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All Short courses outlines


How much does a Governance Institute short course cost?

The course fee for each short course is:

Face-to-face and Virtual Online
Member $515 $510
Paid subscriber $615 $605
Non-Member $655 $615

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