Being an Effective Advisory Board Member 2021 - 18 August 2021 (On Demand)


The opportunity in this economic environment - do you have skills, experience, knowledge and networks that you can bring to the Advisory Board table?

Being an Advisory Board Member is a very rewarding and satisfying experience that your business clients will value. Learn how it could work for you, your professional services business and your business clients. Increasingly business people are turning to Advisory Board services as a rewarding step in their professional career.

If you are a professional services company or executive’, an Advisory Board is a simple and effective framework for you to work closely with your clients. From day to day operational improvements through to longer term strategic planning,

In today’s challenging business environment Advisory Boards can be instrumental in helping businesses respond to the new challenges, risks and opportunities emerging from Covid 19. Advisory Boards are helping business owners adapt their businesses, improve their decision-making capabilities, increase accountability and access the skills and expertise to ensure their business survive and thrive in this challenging environment.

Advisory Boards are an increasingly popular method of governance for kiwi business owners as they reset their business and adapt to the constantly changing business landscape.
This is an introductory webinar suitable for business people, professionals and professional services companies looking to provide advisory type services to their current and new business customers.

If you are interested in a structured and successful way to give your clients a competitive edge, and give your own business a real point of difference then you really should take a look at being a Advisory Board member.

Join us for this practical webinar delivered by Helen Down Managing Director of Advisory Boards New Zealand Ltd. As part of this webinar you will also receive a practical workbook from Advisory Boards New Zealand.


18 August 2021


This webinar will give you an understanding of what an Advisory Board is and what will be expected of you as an Advisory Board member.

By the end of the webinar you will know if being an Advisory Boards member should be added to your own professional services portfolio to help your clients reset and recover from Covid 19. By the end of the webinar you will be ready to get started straight away.


  • What is an Advisory Board
  • The different between being an Advisory Board member and a Director and how to preserve this distinction
  • The benefits business owners are looking for from their Advisory Board in relation to risks and opportunities of Covid 19
  • What does Advisory Boards mean to your professional services business
  • What it means to be an Advisory Board member and the benefits to you
  • What NZ business owners are looking for in Advisory Board members
  • Determine what you bring to the Advisory Board table
  • How to develop your Advisory Board profile
  • How to market yourself and get offered the right Advisory Board positions
  • How to protect yourself with some basic legal documentation
  • The keys for Board Member effectiveness  


  • Accountants and lawyers who provide advice to business owners around Covid recovery business growth, strategy, risk, governance, and operational issues;
  • Business professionals and advisors who could provide services to business owners as an Advisor on an Advisory Board;
  • Business professionals, executive managers, business owners and CEOs of small, medium and large companies who are interested in offering their services to other businesses as an Advisory Board member
  • Business consultants and coaches who are looking for a new service offering for their clients to help them respond to Covid 19.


Helen Down, Managing Director, Advisory Boards New Zealand

1.25 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $195.00 excl. GST

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