Governance and Board Management Skills for EAs & PAs

Event Details

Understand what good governance looks like and how you as the EA/PA can assist the Board, CEO and Management to achieve it. We will examine what the EA’s role and responsibilities are as a Board secretary, and take you through best practice examples of Board agendas, papers, and minutes.

The Masterclass will use a mix of presentation, case studies, exercises, and open discussion.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the principles of good corporate governance
  • Review common board structures and roles  
  • Dive into board practice & processes
  • Roles and responsibilities of the board, CEO and management 
  • Your role as the EA as Board Secretary 
  • The critical importance of confidentiality, security and retention records 
  • Understand directors’ legal duties and obligations 
  • Explore the changing role of and expectations placed on the board 


Past Participant Testimonials

“After attending this course, I have to say that it was the most worthwhile course I have been on. Presenter was of excellent standard and the content totally relevant to my needs to work with our Board.  I learnt a lot from the course which I will be putting into action. I would recommend the course to any EA/PA who has to deal with and attend board meetings”.
Nann Berry, Executive Assistant Ngāi Tahu

"The day well spent with very experienced & knowedgeable facilitator"
Vicki Faint, Executive Assistant to Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University of Wellington

"Anne's wealth of experience as a Board Director gave huge insight in the governance of Boards.  Great Facilitating & brilliant facilitator" 
Peggy Bourse, Administration, North Shore Hospice