Event Details

  • 28 Sep 2022-29 Sep 2022
  • 10:00AM-17:00PM
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  • EMA, 145 Khyber Pass Road, Auckland, New Zealand

Pricing (GST exclusive)

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

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

Includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on both days, alongside a networking dinner and drinks on the evening of day one. All included in the cost of the programme.

The programme is facilitated by Richard Westlake, one of New Zealand’s most experienced governance presenters. Richard has significant personal experience as a director and chair including of 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:

  • Members of the Institute of Directors or related professional bodies should qualify for 16 CPD points.
  • Travel and any required accommodation is not included in the course fee
  • This course has a minimum requirement, so please rsvp your spot early!


Favourable room rates of $170.00 per night have been set up at the Ramada Newmarket. Please email the General Manager - Vibhor Ragtah to secure the discount.

Register your spot via the 'register' button above. Be sure to be logged in to receive member pricing. If you require assistance or would like additional information, get in touch with us on info@nz.coop