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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.

Advisory Boards are an increasingly popular method of governance for kiwi business owners. From day to day operational improvements to longer term strategic planning, Advisory Boards are helping business owners improve their decision making capabilities, increase accountability and access the skills and expertise to take their business to the next level.

This is an introductory webinar suitable for 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, and delivered in conjunction with the Institute of Directors.

As part of this webinar you will also receive the Institute of Directors Advisory. 


Wednesday 28 October 2015


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 and how 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
  •  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 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 willing to share their experiences and learnings with other business owners to help them achieve their goals and build their business; professionals with extensive specialized or general business knowledge, networks, and skills; company directors. 


Helen Down, Managing Director and Founder, Advisory Boards New Zealand

1 hour 15 mins

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Our webinars operate on a 'one-connection-one-fee' basis so you can have your whole team participate for one cost effective price and claim CPD points.


All registrants to a live webinar will automatically be sent a recording at the end of that week along with a full transcript of the webinar, regardless of whether you attended or not.

Sole practitioners

A discount on webinars is available for sole practitioners. Please contact us at NZ‑ to confirm eligibility.