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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.