Whether you are starting out, stuck in a rut or seeking new board opportunities, this workshop is guaranteed to get you moving. How do we know? Years of WOB members telling us it was our Getting Started program that did, in fact, get them started!
"Practical, specific, actionable guidance on getting my first board role. I now have the basic knowledge to start applying for board roles. Also fantastic to meet several like-minded women on the course - what a wonderful network!" - Workshop Participant
This workshop brings real clarity around why adding board work to your portfolio of activities can enrich your employment opportunities and support you to maximise your skills and experience and realise personal goals.
Areas covered include:
- Assessment of your director potential and interest.
- Sector overview to kickstart your thinking on where to look for board roles.
- What are boards looking for in candidates.
- Where to focus your education and PD efforts.
- How a director adds real value to a board.
- Personal stories on how I achieved a board role.
- Your personal action plan.
A 90 minute live virtual session with comprehensive slides + access to tools and resources hosted on our online training platform.
Workshop Presenter: Claire Braund
Non-Executive Director, WOB Pty Ltd (appointed April 2006)
Executive Director, Women on Boards Australia (appointed Feb 2018)
Chair, Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
Former Deputy Chair, Coast Shelter Emergency Accommodation Ltd
As the co-founder of Women on Boards, both in Australia (2006) and the UK (2012) it goes without saying that Claire has a wealth of experience in working with women who are seeking board roles. She is an informed, entertaining and engaging presenter who brings the world of boards across a wide range of sectors alive to participants and is able to quickly connect the dots and match people to areas aligned to their skills and interests. Claire is an experienced Non-Executive Director on small businesses and large Not-For-Profit organisations and has a deep understanding of the board environment across a wide range of sectors.
"Far exceeded expectations and great value for money."
"Thank you for the opportunity to gain first hand experience of being in the presence of high calibre women who inspire and drive other women who have already achieved career status."
"Practical, specific, actionable guidance on getting my first board role. I now have the basic knowledge to start applying for board roles. Also fantastic to meet several like-minded women on the course - what a wonderful network!"
"A wealth of valuable information that is not written anywhere - dynamic, interactive and supportive. I now have clear steps to take to commence my journey."