Key topics covered included (specific to SA):

  • What is means to sit on a Board/Committee
  • Legal responsibilities to consider and understand
  • Governance requirements to consider and understand
  • Applying a risk-based approach to papers provided
  • Taking an analytical approach to papers provided
  • Asking for different information that may be of value
  • Documentation after Board/Committee meetings


  • An understanding of the role, responsibilities, functions and expectations of Board or Committee members.
  • Awareness of legal obligations and governance requirements for Boards or Committees.
  • Considerations of how to apply a risk-based approach and an analytical approach to papers.
  • Familiarity with document types and documentation processes after Board/Committee meetings.

Who Should Attend

Those who are currently on Boards or Committees or aspiring for a position on a Board or Committee.

Benefits to You and Your Organisation 

Participants will gain valuable insights and practical skills for effective participation on Boards or Committees.

Learn about our speakers

Teresa Riccio-Goodwin

Director and Facilitator
Oxford and James

Teresa is a founding Director of Oxford and James with over 17 years’ experience in quality assurance, internal audit and risk management. Teresa is a globally qualified Internal Auditor and has completed a fraud investigation qualification. Teresa’s experience is vast having worked in the public and private sector in Australia, Europe and the United Kingdom.

Teresa spends a lot of time advising Board Directors and Executives across risk management and internal audit, specifically around areas of emerging risk and how to communicate risk well across an organisation.

Teresa is a professional member of the IIA, a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and a member of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management.

Upcoming course availability

In person

September 2024

Wednesday, 04 September 2024


1 half-day
9:00am - 12:30pm (8:45am registration)

Resources, morning tea and refreshments

12 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
(room location to be advised closer to date)
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Personal Member $355
State Govt Employee Member $390
Corporate Member $405
Non-Member $440

This course is also available in-agency. Please contact us for further information