Governance Resources

Downloadable resources available for you to apply practically in your day-to-day business operations. Our resources section includes policies & procedures, checklists, guides, templates and more. Leave us a note to request anything specific we can assist you with.

Assessment Templates on Board Composition

$44

These templates enable you to effectively assess you have the required cross section of skills and expertise on the board.

Board Appraisal
Tool

$99

Tool for Directors to review the performance of the Board as a whole, drawing out areas of commentary on identified key issues that many Boards face.

Board Confidentiality Policy

$55

Outlines Board or Committee member roles and responsibilities for confidentiality to the organisation.

Board Decision Making Checklist

$176

Outlines the key components to ensure effective board decision making and optimal management interfacing.

Board Meeting Agenda Template

$110

These templates enable you to effectively assess you have the required cross section of skills and expertise on the board.

Committee Meeting Minutes Template

$33

A proven tool to keep your board or committee meetings achievement focused.

Conflict of Interest
Policies & Procedures

$495

This document provides the governance intel you need to design, implement and monitor your organisation’s very own conflict of interest policy.

Directors Code of
Ethics & Conduct

$154

Every organisation should have an ethical framework, and every board should have a Directors Code of Conduct document.

Director’s Duties Checklist

$285

Organisations should ensure their directors understand their duties and obligations. These have been summarised in this comprehensive checklist.

Directors Induction Manual

$297

This publication includes practical information on topics every new Board member should be aware of, as well as a comprehensive checklist for creating your own induction manual.

Good Governance Guide

$297

The Guide covers governance knowledge, potential issues, and recommended responses for a range of topics. Each topic also contains a tool, proforma or checklist to assist in Board best practice.

Governance & Board Papers Template

$299

Formalised Board Papers facilitate better discussions, leading to better decision-making. They also provide excellent formal records of the Board’s decisions and references to assess the successes of past decisions.

Governance Practice & Policies Manual

$990

At around 100 pages, it offers an outline of an appropriate governance framework and has sections on: Board role and processes; role of the CEO; operational policies and procedures; and Instrument of Delegation.

Governance Review Survey

$132

Organisations should ensure their directors understand their duties and obligations. These have been summarised in this comprehensive checklist.

Governance Scenarios

$275

The governance scenarios presented here approximate real-life possibilities. By working through them, especially as a Board, you can address potential problems before they arise.

Instrument of Delegation

$330

Provided as a table and broken down into logical categories such as properties/assets/equipment and finance/accounting, this template allows you to document who can make decisions and act in each of the areas of your business.

Letter of Appointment –
Non Executive Director

$77

Letter of Appointment is a critical step in electing a Director. It ensures the formality of the appointment, and is the first document a Board member will receive outlining some key issues affecting their ability to carry out their role.

Nominations for Directors

$33

A comprehensive and clear presentation of the nomination requirements demonstrates that your organisation is well governed, and expects professionalism at every level from all involved.

Not for Profit Board Charter

$66

Best practice methodology dictates that each Board should have a Charter to assist in governing the organisation and in supporting the Constitution. A Charter is a sound statement of the Board’s position and expectation of its role in the area of governance.

Practical Board Appraisal

$88

An effective Board operates in a culture of transparent accountability. The Board holds the Chief Executive Officer accountable (and assesses performance), the CEO holds staff accountable (and assesses performance), and the constituency is entitled to hold the Board accountable.

Self-Paced Director Development Program

$1,320

The Self-paced Director Development Program is a valuable and practical governance resource, designed to be completed over time and at your own pace. It is ideal for use by both Directors and senior staff within your organisation.