Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits

The Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits is designed to address the learning needs of a wide range of professionals with varying levels of governance responsibilities in the NFP sector. Designed and taught by experts in the intricate area of governance for NFPs, you’ll leave confident in your ability to support good governance practices in your NFP.

Certificate structure

Our Certificates include a mix of compulsory and elective short courses. You can complete these courses online or face-to-face. They are open entry with no prior qualification required.

If you complete a face-to-face Certificate, you have the option to do this via our intensive mode (six short courses across three consecutive days). Please note: when registering for intensive mode, electives will be selected for you, these electives can be changed subject to availability.

To graduate from a Certificate, you must complete and pass the online multiple choice exams for each of the six short courses required for your Certificate, within a 12-month period.

When doing a short course online, your 21-day access to the course recordings and subject materials starts on the day you pay for the short course.

Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits
Study hours: 21  CPD: 21
Compulsory courses Recommended electives (choose 1)
Governance Essentials

Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board

Not-for-Profit Financial Management

Not-for-Profit Regulatory Compliance

Risk Management Essentials
Assessing Board Performance 

Improving Organisational Performance

Legal Framework of Governance

See our complete suite of short courses for more electives.

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Certificate fees

There is no extra fee to register in a Governance Institute Certificate. The cost of a Certificate is the combined cost of the six short courses:

  • Members: $2,850
  • Subscribers: $3,330
  • Non-members: $3,510.

Scholarship

Governance Institute is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to the Australian Scholarships Foundation. For further details regarding the next round of applications, visit the ASF website.

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