Two scholarships for women in the Tasmanian forests or forest products industry to undertake the AICD Foundations of Directorship online course have been made available with support from the Department of Communities. The AICD program provides foundational knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of boards and directors.
Applications open on 21 January 2022 and close on 11 February at 5pm AEDT.
The scholarships are for two full-fee places in AICD Foundations of Directorship Online Course delivered in May, June and July 2022. These scholarships will also include a one-year membership to the AICD. The full course schedule is available at Foundations of Directorship Online (companydirectors.com.au).
Delivered by AICD, this is a structured 11-week program that combines virtual classroom sessions, online learning activities and individual study with support from a team of experienced faculty members and a dedicated Learning Support Executive. Topics covered by the program include Governance for Directors, Finance for Directors and Strategy and Risk for Directors. More information on the program is available Foundations of Directorship (companydirectors.com.au).
To be eligible for this scholarship opportunity, you must:
Identify as a woman.
Be a Tasmanian resident working within the Tasmanian forests or forest products industry.
Are not currently, and have never been, disqualified from being a director of a corporation or organisation.
Have not undertaken AICD training in the past.
Be able to commit to successfully complete the course and all assessments.
Be a member of Tasmanian Forests and Forest Products Network.
Agree to be a key stakeholder and participant in promoting women in forests and forest industries in Tasmania.