Event Details

  • 09 Feb 2022-10 Feb 2022
  • 09:30AM-16:30PM
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  • Employers and Manufacturers Association, Level 1,145 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand

Pricing (GST exclusive)

  • $1,595.00 Members
  • $1,895.00 Non Members

UPDATE OCTOBER 2021: Due to uncertainty in alert levels, this programme has been moved to now take place in February 2022. If you were registered prior to this change, we will have been in touch with you regarding transfer of your registration. If you have any questions, please get in contact with us on info@nz.coop


This highly recommended two-day programme is specifically tailored to the co-operative model and is designed to assist directors to deepen their understanding of best practice governance and enhance their contribution to their board.

This interactive programme includes group exercises as well as case studies and covers topics including:

  • The co-operative difference
  • Governing in a co-op – a brief refresher
  • Working with shareholders
  • Ensuring continued success beyond the current board
  • Working with the Chief Executive
  • The board’s role in strategy and risk
  • Good boardroom practice, for reaching good decisions.

The programme is facilitated by Richard Westlake and Vaughan Renner, two of New Zealand’s most experienced governance presenters. Richard and Vaughan have significant personal experience as directors and chairs of companies including co-operatives.

Who should attend

  • Existing directors
  • New and/or aspiring chairs of co-operative company boards
  • Chairs of co-operative board committees
  • Aspiring directors with some governance experience
  • Senior executives of co-operatives wanting a greater understanding of how to work with their board.

Additional information

CPD Credits: Members of the Institute of Directors or related professional bodies should qualify for 16 CPD points.

Please note

  • In the event of a COVID alert level change, this course will be rescheduled.
  • Travel and any required accommodation is not included in the course fee.
  • This course has a minimum number requirement so please book early.

Travelling from out of town?

We have secured a discount for accommodation for attendees at the newly opened Travelodge Hotel Auckland Wynyard Quarter. The accommodation is a short drive from the venue.

20% off Fully Flexible Rate, available on all room type. Book directly here or head here and enter the promotion code COOPNZ at checkout.