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What 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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Industry insights

Governance industry insights
Corporate (revenue > $1 million) board members $5,026 - $286,000 per year NB: median $35,500.
Government non-departmental organisation board members $54,274 - $215,788 NB: based on Victorian Government Appointment and Remuneration Guidelines for board members of non-departmental entities, Group A organisations.
Non-profit board members $10,000 - $30,000 per year NB: majority of organisations that pay board members have annual revenue > $10 million.
Charity board members $5,000 - $34,000 per year NB: honorarium for a board member of a larger charity with frequent board commitments. Based on survey of charities and non-profit organisations.
Number of people volunteering in Australia 6 million

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

Corporate and not for profit (NFP) governance has been in the headlines a lot recently. Whether it’s the sensationalist stuff about board members’ pay, or the growing trend towards higher standards of corporate social responsibility, people have got some serious opinions.  If you’re about to take the next step up and get involved in a board, you’ve probably got a lot of questions.

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. 






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!

Any questions? Ask away!