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Executive Professional Development

Deepen your knowledge with the leading voice on Advisory Boards for business and professional Advisors.

The Advisory Board Centre conducts specialist facilitated programs designed to enhance the confidence, knowledge and skills of professionals. The aim is to add significant value from Advisors on Advisory Boards or in individual engagements to support broader strategic outcomes.

Our vision for our programs is to provide professionals with a challenging learning environment where they can listen to evidence-based ideas, share their own experiences and insights and deepen their relationships so they walk away with practical ideas and renewed confidence in their professional capacity.

 

Upcoming Courses and Events

(Exclusive Members Only events can be accessed via the Members Portal, under the Events tab.  Log in now.)

Demystifying Culture: A practical approach for SME’s and their Advisors (Webinar)

Date: 04/02/2020

Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm AEST

Location: Zoom Webinar

Culture has been a hot topic in the news- with specific focus on the importance of culture as it relates to governance and organisational decision making.

Join Advisory Board Centre Founder & CEO Louise Broekman in conversation with guest presenter Georgia Henry, Director & Culture Strategist at Henry Reed to explore this important topic.

• What is culture?
• Why is it important invest in your culture?
• How does culture align with strategy?
• What are the impacts on risks and returns?

The session will include an interactive Q&A session to support business owners, executives and external advisors to explore organisational culture and how independent Advisory Boards can strengthen culture.

Certified Chair Masterclass Program

Start date: 13/02/2020 - End date: 14/02/2020

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: Brisbane CBD

The Certified Chair Masterclass™ is essential professional development for senior executives, directors and professional services providers to master the world-class standard for best practice in Advisory Boards. During the program, you will build on your current skills and knowledge to deliver new value in your portfolio to support the chairing of Advisory Boards, Executive Committees, Councils or Board level meetings.

On successful completion of the Masterclass you will gain recognition as a Certified Chair™.

Crowdfunding for Growth (Webinar)

Date: 18/02/2020

Time: 11:30am - 12:30 pm AEST

Location: Zoom Webinar

The regulatory landscape around crowdfunding (in particular equity crowdfunding) has evolved in Australia over the past couple of years to catch up with New Zealand and the UK.

Join Advisory Board Centre Founder and CEO in conversation with Rafael Kimberley-Bowen, An Approved Advisor and Director of Scale Partners to explore the potentials of Crowdfunding and the way that a fomalised Advisory Board can support businesses in evaluating their options.

This webinar explores the current regulatory landscape in Australia, the different types of crowdfunding, the platforms available and highlights what types of companies are currently using crowdfunding to successfully fund their growth.

INNOVATE2020 Brisbane Showcase

Date: 25/02/2020

Time: 3-5:30PM

Location: Brisbane CBD

Advisory Board Centre Members and Guests are invited to join us for INNOVATE2020 Brisbane Showcase featuring:

– Leanne Kemp, Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, CEO & Founder Everledger
– Andrew Holden, Nautech Group Managing Director
– David Williams, Nautech Group Advisory Board Chair
– Louise Broekman, CEO & Founder Advisory Board Centre

With a brilliant lineup of speakers, prepare to be enriched and engaged as we shine a spotlight on the frameworks and resources to harness innovation to drive an economic impact for businesses.

INNOVATE2020 Melbourne Showcase

Date: 26/02/2020

Time: 3-5:30PM

Location: Docklands Melbourne

Advisory Board Centre Members and Guests are invited to join us for INNOVATE2020 Melbourne Showcase featuring:

– Joseph Healy, Co Founder and Co CEO at Judo Bank
– Daniel Eifermann, Matt Eifermann and Wayne Eiferman at Eifers Civil
– Ben Schnitzerling, Eifers Civil Advisory Board Chair
– Karen Crawford and Peter Olsen, Eifers Civil Advisors
– Louise Broekman, CEO & Founder Advisory Board Centre

With a brilliant lineup of speakers, prepare to be enriched and engaged as we shine a spotlight on the frameworks and resources to harness innovation to drive an economic impact for businesses.

INNOVATE2020 Sydney Showcase

Date: 27/02/2020

Time: 3-5:30PM

Location: Sydney CBD

Advisory Board Centre Members and Guests are invited to join us for INNOVATE2020 Sydney Showcase featuring:

– Joseph Healy, Co Founder and Co CEO at Judo Bank
– Louise Broekman, CEO & Founder Advisory Board Centre

With a brilliant lineup of speakers, prepare to be enriched and engaged as we shine a spotlight on the frameworks and resources to harness innovation to drive an economic impact for businesses.

INNOVATE2020 Perth Showcase

Date: 04/03/2020

Time: 3-5:30PM

Location: Perth CBD

Advisory Board Centre Members and Guests are invited to join us for INNOVATE2020 Perth Showcase featuring:

– Dr Jemma Green, Cofounder & Chairman, Power Ledger, EY Fintech Entrepreneur of the Year
– Dr John Player, Director and Principal Geotechnical Engineer – MineGeoTech
– Craig Hook, MineGeoTech Advisory Board Chair
– Mark Faul & Andrew Kindon, MineGeoTech Advisory Board Advisors
– Louise Broekman, CEO & Founder Advisory Board Centre

With a brilliant lineup of speakers, prepare to be enriched and engaged as we shine a spotlight on the frameworks and resources to harness innovation to drive an economic impact for businesses.

Certified Chair Masterclass

Start date: 05/03/2020 - End date: 06/03/2020

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: Perth CBD

Develop your skills and knowledge with the leading course for Advisory Board professionals. The Certified Chair Masterclass™ is essential professional development for senior executives, directors and professional services providers to master the world-class standard for best practice in Advisory Boards.

Connecting Academic Expertise with Commercial Advisory Boards (Webinar)

Date: 10/03/2020

Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm AEST

Location: Zoom Webinar

Academics can add significant value to advisory boards established by commercial, not-for-profit, civil society or government entities. These domain authorities offer not only technical expertise but contribute a different perspective, insight into research theory and trends, and perhaps most importantly, high level critical thinking to interrogate strategy and analysis.

Join Advisory Board Centre Founder & CEO, Louise Broekman, in conversation with Kristen Sadler Ph. D., Advisory Board Member for La Trobe Asia, Academic and Speaker.

INNOVATE2020 Adelaide Showcase

Date: 18/03/2020

Time: 3-5:30PM

Location: Lot Fourteen, Adelaide

Advisory Board Centre Members and Guests are invited to join us for INNOVATE2020 Adelaide Showcase.

Prepare to be enriched and engaged as we shine a spotlight on the frameworks and resources to harness innovation to drive an economic impact for businesses.

Louise Broekman, CEO & Founder Advisory Board Centre, will facilitate a roundtable discussion including the launch of the world’s first best practice framework for business engagement with advisors.

Understanding the Best Practice Framework for Advisory Boards (Webinar)

Date: 24/03/2020

Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm AEST

Location: Zoom Webinar

Formalised Advisory Boards are a proven management tool that can support businesses to increase sales and productivity and build internal confidence in decision making and strategy execution.

But how do you build an Advisory Board with a best practice foundation?

Join Advisory Board Centre Founder & CEO Louise Broekman in conversation to explore the Advisory Board Best Practice Framework™ ABF101: 2020.

Building on over 15 years of research into business drivers of effective advisor engagement, the Advisory Board Best Practice Framework™ ABF101: 2020 is a foundation to the Advisory Board sector globally.

ABF101 Advisory Board Best Practice Framework™ Technical Foundations Program

Date: 23/04/2020

Time: 8:30am-12pm

Location: Brisbane CBD

The Advisory Board Technical Foundations Program is an Executive Education program designed for business owners, executives, leaders and professionals who support them to enhance their understanding on how Advisory Boards technically work.

Participants will explore the ABF101 Advisory Boards Best Practice Framework™ and the supporting Best Practice Guides. Select “Register Now” for full program information.

 

For bespoke or company based programs, please contact us to discuss your needs.

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