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Which governance course would you like to study?

Step up and take the leadership role you were made for. Study governance and get the strategy, communication and compliance skills you need to get ahead.

A governance course could be right for you if you’re ready to make the leap from middle management to executive, or your first board position. Your dedicated trainer will share their industry expertise and guide you through the material every step of the way. And you’ll have plenty of opportunity to apply your learning in real-world scenarios.

Want more information on our current or upcoming course offerings? Get in touch with a consultant today.


Governance courses

Forget the jargon, ‘management speak’ and ’inspirational’ quotes. When you study governance with us, you’ll pick up practical strategies you can implement for the rest of your career.

Can’t wait to step up and take the helm? Already working in an executive role? You’ll love the way your expert trainers support you through extending your capabilities. On your terms, on your schedule.

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Governance FAQs

  • What is a governance course?

    A governance course explores the principles and practices of governance within organisations and society. It covers topics such as decision-making, policy formulation, ethics, leadership, and legal frameworks. These courses provide a comprehensive understanding of effective governance in various contexts, including corporate, nonprofit, public, and international sectors.

  • What is a career in governance?

    A career in governance involves working in roles related to the management, oversight, and regulation of organisations, institutions, or government bodies. Professionals in this field focus on ensuring that entities operate efficiently, ethically, and in compliance with laws and regulations. Careers in governance can span various sectors, including corporate, nonprofit, government, and international organisations.

    Moanrch’s Governance Series is the best place to start if you’re new to a role that covers governance, or if you’re looking to move into a new industry.

  • How can I become a governance officer in Australia?

    Becoming a governance officer in Australia typically involves a combination of education, relevant work experience, and specialised skills. Monarch’s Governance Professional Series is a good place to start.

Industry insights

Governance industry insights
Earnings $10,000 - $30,000 per year
Hold a qualification 36%
Average age of ASX 300 Directors 60 years old
Volunteering 57% of Australians have completed some form

Governance insights

Applying for board positions for the first time? A course in governance could help you stand out as a candidate. It’s a sign that you’re committed to being an effective part of the team.

Big-picture wisdom

A course in governance will give you the framework you need to solve problems yourself. In collaboration with the rest of your team. For example, you’ll learn about organisational strategic planning.

Make a difference to a cause you’re passionate about

Love volunteering, but want to make an even bigger difference? You could shape the future of a charity or non-profit you love, as a volunteer board member. There are hundreds of vacancies across the country, in different areas from healthcare and disability advocacy to employment services and community arts.

Your next steps

Ready to kick off your career (or side gig) in governance? Monarch’s governance series is an effective way to learn from experienced board members and executives who’ve already been where you want to go. 

Sources:,,, National Strategy for Volunteering, 2023

Meet your trainers

You'll be guided and supported by experts and thought leaders
Lisa Constantine

I’ve held various board roles and committee memberships over the past 10 years in both private companies and not for profit organisations. My roles have spanned from secretarial duties to strategy advice and overseeing working parties.

I am passionate about creating practical career opportunities for students through education and training.

What makes me jump out of bed each morning?

My need for coffee, exercise and my kids!

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