The Board Chairperson Course Experienced directors serving on State Sporting Associations or Peak Body boards who have the Board Chair role or aspire to the role are encouraged to attend this course. There are two main aspects to the Board Chairperson’s role (within the Boardroom and outside the Boardroom). Learn the aspects of chairing in a simulated and safe environment. Program: Session 1: 18 July 2017, 6.30 to 9pm Session 2: 25 July 2017, 6.30 to 9pm The role and function of the chairperson in leading sound governance in and out of the board room How to appoint a chair, what their authority and responsibilities are The role of the deputy chairperson The role the board plays in setting and driving the vision, purpose and strategies of the organisation How to foster effective working relationships with management and board Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson role descriptions Board dynamics, diversity and leadership. Who is eligible to attend Experienced directors serving on State Sporting Association or Peak Body boards who have the Board Chair role or aspire to the role. Program delivery The program will be delivered across two 2.5 hour sessions. How to apply If you are interested in attending, complete the online application form no later than 4pm Friday 7 July 2017. All applicants will be considered and notified of their outcome, following an assessment process.