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Pathway to Board Positions October

22 October 2024 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Member $285
Non-Member $385
Subscriber $335

Pathway to Board Positions 

How do you find board roles?

This practical workshop will explore current trends in director recruitment and appointment, how to position yourself and find board positions and doing your due diligence on potential boards. 

Our experienced facilitator Deborah Wilson, is an experienced non-executive director and board search recruiter who sources and places directors on boards, she will guide you through:

  • Why become a director and understanding your director potential.

  • Where to look and how to find board roles — websites, recruiters and other avenues.

  • Useful tips and guidance for building an effective digital presence including creating your director resume.

  • Refining your CV, interviews and the selection process — preparation strategies, success factors, current trends.

  • Meet and hear from an experienced director about their journey into the boardroom, and their practical tips for being successful in the boardroom.

Walk away with practical strategies and tools/templates which will help you find your first or next board role to start your portfolio career.

Speaker - Deborah Wilson

Deborah is a Shareholder and Executive at OnTalent – a boutique Talent Advisory organisation.  From change, careers and transitions, executive development and executive search/recruitment, Deborah specialises in people.  The holder of a Masters in Organisational Leadership, Coaching qualifications, and a practicing Non-Executive Director positions.

Having been a Chair, NED, and CEO she understands the dynamics of the market and pressures on organisations to perform.  Hence her interest in supporting through organisational resilience and ensuring the right members are at the board table through the right process.

Deborah advises Boards and Executive teams on career and succession planning, executive and leadership development, how to create a high performing culture, change leadership, and the list goes on.  Deborah actively coaches a number of Chief Executive Officers across Australia/NZ and supports a large number of executives with their respective team development. Industries are varied from sporting, NFP’s, corporates – private and listed and government instrumentalities.

Effective Director Course 2024

The Effective Director Course is for aspiring or newly appointed directors, executives seeking director transition pathways, directors wanting to refine their skills, executives reporting into a board. And is delivered in both face-to-face and virtual classroom format.

For more information about our 2024 Effective Director Course and schedule, please call our friendly team on 1800 251 849 or email

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