How to be an Effective Advisory Board Member 2023 - 17 May 2023 (On Demand)


How to bring your skills, experience, knowledge and networks to your clients’ Advisory Board table

Offering Advisory Board services to your clients is an exciting new opportunity for professional services companies. It is a simple way to expand your service portfolio, generate recurring revenue and add more value to your clients.

Increasingly business people and professional service providers are turning to Advisory Board services as a rewarding step in their professional career. Learn how it could work for you, your professional services business and your business clients.

Being an Advisory Board member is a very rewarding and satisfying service that your business clients will value. Use this simple and effective framework to work closely with your clients and build closer, long term relationships. As an Advisory Board member you will not only bring your professional expertise to the board table but you will also work across the whole business on both day to day operational improvements as well as long term strategic planning.

Advisory Boards are an increasingly popular form of governance for kiwi businesses right now. In today’s unprecedented business environment Advisory Boards are instrumental in helping businesses respond to the new challenges, risks and opportunities. As an Advisory Board member you will be 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.

Learn how to be effective at the Advisory Board table. Add it to your professional service portfolio straight away, develop a more strategic relationship with your clients and differentiate yourself from your competition. Use it also as a first step on your pathway to governance.

Join us for this practical one hour webinar delivered by Helen Down, Director of Advisory Boards New Zealand. Helen will share many real-life examples of how Advisory Board members are supporting Kiwi businesses to adapt to these challenging times.

You will also receive a practical 40 page workbook with excellent reference material, checklists and templates that you can use with your clients and in all your Advisory Board meetings.

This popular webinar is ideal for professional services people and business owners who are keen to be offer their services as an Advisory Boards member. If you are interested in a structured and successful way to give your clients a competitive edge, and give your own business and career a real point of difference then join us online.

Learn what it takes to be an effective Advisory Board member.


17 May 2023


This webinar will give you a solid 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 Board member should be added to your own professional services portfolio to offer to your clients.
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
  • 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 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 in this challenging economic climate.


Helen Down, Director, Advisory Boards New Zealand.


1.25 CPD Hours

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

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