Webinar: Board Committees

Day five of five featuring free professional development opportunities for bored directors.

Today it’s a 101 style introduction to the most common board committees. What they do, how to structure them and where they fit into the governance picture.

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Digital Government: Trick or Treat?

Day four of five days of free PD for bored directors.

29 September – from the model pupil to the troubled child, it’s a look at government services of the future.

What’s the sovereign risk profile and can you relate?

Register on Eventbrite or click here.

Up-close and Personal: Data Privacy Management

Day three of five of free PD for bored directors.

6 October – get the low down on data governance.

Check out this Meetup with Melbourne Data Governance Meetup Group

Using Video To Support The Design And Innovation Process

Free workshop. Well. All our events are free, but this one is unusual.

Design for non-techies and bonus point, using video.

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A Start-up is born.

Found this story in The Guardian online. Two guys meet at a party and get chatting. The next thing you know, a start up is born, upcycling takeaway coffee cups into bitumen for roads.

And whaddya know? It performs better than the existing competing product using new, raw materials.

Woot!

Australians finally doing recyling right and putting the pieces in place at home, that mean we all ‘do the right thing‘.

The dark side of public innovation | ANZSOG

Corruption?

Lack of controls?

No public benefit or proportional value?

Waste of money?

Actually, these are the dark side of the public sector, full stop.

If you think that innovation is ‘throwing money at ideas’ – that’s not new, and it’s not innovation.

https://www.anzsog.edu.au/resource-library/research/the-dark-side-of-public-innovation

Wednesday 8am AEST. The Power of Purpose: social enterprise start ups as a force for good

Innovation Bay presents The Power of Purpose – how companies are implementing impact change.
Impact-driven startups are on the rise in Australia. These are businesses with social and environmental good embedded into their business models

Details here

Acknowledgement of Country & Welcome to Country: Confidence with the basics

Online lessons in how to handle and what the differences are between an acknowledgement and a welcome.

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