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IOD Governance Essentials – Ranfurly

June 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$499.00 - $599.00



Proudly supported by our training partners


Who should attend?

Potential and new directors and managers who interact with boards and wish to increase their understanding of the governance environment. A refresh course for  existing directors and managers.

Content covered

  • Governance legal framework and codes of practice
  • The role of the board
  • Board composition and competencies
  • Board protocols
  • Working with the board
  • Board meetings
  • Essentials of good board papers
  • Board and management relationships
  • Focus on achieving strategy
  • The difference between governance and management representation

Presenter/ Facilitator – Giselle McLachlan MInstD

Giselle is a director and a lawyer, with governance experience from a variety of perspectives. She has served a number of boards including the Earthquake Commission, and has sat on several Audit & Risk Committees (one as Chair). Giselle has also had executive responsibility for risk and HR (alongside law, compliance and project governance). Giselle is currently an independent board member with the H&J Smith Group.

Don’t miss this opportunity – register now! There are only 24  places available.

Cost: IrrigationNZ members: NZ$499 (plus GST), Non members: NZ$599 (plus GST)

Registrations close 14th June

Notice of withdrawal: 7 days – 50% registration refunded or transferable to another person, 3 days – no refund – transferable to another person.


Or contact Kate Mills 03 974 1425,


Who's Attending

2 people are attending IOD Governance Essentials – Ranfurly

  • Kate Mills
  • Angela Scott



June 20, 2017
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$499.00 - $599.00


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