The Fundamentals Of Contemporary Governance

The Fundamentals Of Contemporary Governance

Michael Goldsworthy

Michael Goldsworthy

Principal Consultant at Australian Strategic Services

Better Boards is pleased to present "The Fundamentals Of Contemporary Governance" in partnership with Michael Goldsworthy, Principal Consultant at Australian Strategic Services.

Do you have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of Good Governance?

Every not-for-profit director must understand the fundamentals of governance. Without a strong understanding, directors and boards struggle to properly fulfill their role, meaning they are unable to drive the organisation toward a prosperous future. In today’s changing environment it is more important than ever that all directors have strong governance fundamentals on which to build their knowledge and skills.

Join us on Thursday 16 June to hear from Australia’s leading not-for-profit board advisor, Michael Goldsworthy. As the principal consultant at Australian Strategic Services, Michael has helped over 5000 not-for-profit organisations during his career. Michael has a profound understanding, practical experience and proven track record in assisting leadership teams (boards, chief executive officers and senior management teams) address the challenges and opportunities of growing and developing their not-for-profit organisation.

This webinar will cover:

  • What is governance?
  • The board & its purpose
  • The key governance roles and responsibilities of boards
  • A framework for shaping positive board behaviours
  • How boards should govern
  • Ensuring that your board is governing not managing
  • Tips on creating a high performance board

***This webinar is suitable for directors of all levels, from those looking to join a board, all the way to experienced directors who wish to review their understanding of the fundamentals of governance.


About the Presenter
Michael Goldsworthy

A visionary, an entrepreneurial strategist, a big picture thinker, Michael is widely known by directors, chief executive officers and executives of community businesses (NFPs) throughout Australia for his comprehensive understanding of the big picture and his strategic insights into the current and future trends and dynamics of residential care, home care, disability, hospitals, health care and related human service industries/sectors and organisations. Michael is an engaging, educative and strategic opinion leader, his primary modus operandi are facilitating, strategically advising and/or project managing projects or workshops. His significant ability to influence individuals or teams, frameworks and opinions, and provide practical strategies and tools is extensively acknowledged by leaders. He has a demonstrable track record of turning theory into practice, ensuring leaders balance their "heads and hearts", that is business and service objectives.


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