Board Chairperson Course

6pm to 9pm Tuesday 9 and 16 October 2018. The Board Chairperson has roles in addition to the role of other board members. 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 content

  • 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 a deputy chairperson
  • The role the board plays in setting and driving the vision, purpose and strategies of the organization
  • How to foster effective working relationships with management and board
  • Chairperson and deputy chairperson role descriptions.

Board dynamics, diversity and leadership.

Who’s eligible

Experienced directors serving on State Sporting Association or Peak Body boards who have the Board Chair role or aspire to the role.

How to apply

Please complete the online application form no later than 5pm Wednesday 19 September 2018.

All applicants will be considered and notified of the outcome following an assessment process, two weeks prior to the course.


Free parking at the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Loftus Centre or ticket parking on Vincent and Aberdeen Street.