11
Mar 2024

Governance and Board Training

Registrations are now open for the next Mayfield Governance Development Programme, starting 1st May 2024. This programme is geared towards members of the food and fibre industry, ensuring multi-sector engagement.

Programme Information

This executive programme operates for over 6 months and has included senior leaders from other organisations around New Zealand such as EastPack, Mitre 10, FMG Insurance, Ballance Agri-Nutrients, MG Group, Horticulture and other senior executives.

The programme includes workshop’s, 1:1 coaching, and monthly group calls with fellow participants to enrich the diversity of conversation and support you to be a more effective director. The programme facilitators/contributors include Janine Smith MNZM, Dr David Tweed, Greg Gent, Bruce Hassall, Prof Nicola Shadbolt, Harold Hillman, Sarah Williams, Alison Posa, Craig Maskell (PWC) and many other SME’s.

Who should attend?

  • Business owners and managing directors
  • Experienced directors looking to further their professional development
  • New or aspiring directors
  • Those reporting or interacting with the board i.e CEO’s, CFO’s and H&S officers

Which board structures is this relevant to?

  • Primary sector businesses including dairy, sheep, beef, horticulture, contractors and other rural professionals
  • Members of Co-operatives
  • SME’s and corporates
  • Family Trusts
  • Māori entities

Key areas of focus include: 

  • Risk and strategy
  • Finance for directors
  • Compliance, director duties and legal, including H&S and Companies Act
  • Effective board processes and practices i.e agenda’s, minutes and annual work plans
  • Negotiating and influencing around the board table
  • Directors as leaders – culture, chair role
  • Board composition including diversity and succession
  • Future themes: Climate change, ESG, people retention, AI and technologies etc
  • Live board simulation exercise
  • Experienced governors panel

Important Dates 

Programme starts: 1st May 2024

First workshop: 13-15 May 2024 (in Auckland)

Second Workshop: 12-14 November 2024 (in Auckland)

 

Funding

Funding might be available for eligible participants through RBP to receive up to 50% off the programme through Regional Business Partner Network. If you wish to claim this funding please contact Jo at Mayfield Group for more information.

 

Other governance training

Mayfield also offers a one- and two-day training workshops for those who want to learn more about strategy, risk and general governance of their business.

 

For more information, please contact Jo Woolley at Mayfield Group on 0278865700 or jo@mayfieldgroup.co.nz. Visit our website www.mayfieldgroup.co.nz

 

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