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Board Member Courses

Board Members (otherwise known as committee members) are responsible for the corporate governance of an organisation. They appoint a CEO, Managing Director or General Manager to oversee the operations of the company (within an approved budget).

As a Board Member you’ll be part of the executive committee and answerable to the organisation’s members or shareholders. Your duties will include attending meetings, participating in strategic planning, monitoring the organisation’s financial position and profitability, directing the CEO or General Manager.

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Popular Board Member Courses

There are 7 courses available for people who want to become a Board Member. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

BSB80215
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Board Members earn?

There is no clear data for Board remunerations at this time. Some Board Members act in a voluntary capacity (for non-profit organisations), but they have the same legal obligations as fully paid directors.

What are the job opportunities for Board Members?

There is no clear data for Board Members active in Australia at the this time. Board Members are elected to registered companies, corporations and not-for-profit entities across all industries and employment sectors.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Board Member?

Board Members should hold a Certificate IV in Business (Governance) or Diploma of Governance. Many Board Members hold industry-based VET qualifications and degrees, especially office bearers (eg, Chairperson, Secretary).

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within executive leadership. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.