Governance Institute blog

Year: 2017

Three generations plus Governance Institute

Posted by Ben Collins, Business Advisor on 22/12/2017

Being a third-generation accountant, I am constantly reminded what needs to be done in the governance space for small, fast-growing businesses. While accounting is a great head start, there is a broad range of other essential skills owners and operators need to deal with.

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How accidentally becoming company secretary paved the way for the future

Posted by Gareth Jones, Director of Finance & Contract Performance, St John of God Midland Public Hospital on 22/12/2017

There’s no doubt that being chief financial officer for a junior listed company in Perth going through the commodity downturn had its challenges. And like many in Perth at the time, I not only had to find ways to cut costs, I was accidentally thrust into the role of company secretary. 

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Day two at National Conference — Everyone has a role to play in disruption. What’s yours?

Posted by Posted by Meegan George, Chief Commercial Officer, Governance Institute of Australia on 06/12/2017

What an incredible two days with over 450 knowledge-thirsty attendees and the highest calibre of content experts — our most successful National Conference ever!

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Day one at National Conference — a day of disruption

Posted by Steven Burrell, Chief Executive Governance Institute of Australia on 05/12/2017

What a day! Governance at a time of disruption. Disrupt we did on the opening day of Governance Institute’s 2017 National Conference. In its warp and weft, in its style, in its rhythm, this was clearly a National Conference that has refreshed itself and drawn energy from its theme.

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Your end-of-year game plan — five ways to maximise your study

Posted by Mark Wilbourn, Director Education, Governance Institute of Australia on 20/11/2017

Our online courses already take the hassle out of professional development, but there are a few other things you can do to keep things manageable.

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Looking beyond technology for innovation

Posted by Robynne Berg, Director thinkplayact and keynote speaker at Governance Institute’s National Conference in Melbourne on 4 & 5 December on 16/10/2017

Digital disruption is not only changing our economy, our workforce and the way we do business, it is increasing the rate of societal change so we have no option but to adapt and innovate or run the very real risk of withering on the vine.

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