The following podcasts are available in the online courses.
Clear key messages in financial reporting to the board
Mary talks to Chris Mamarelis, CEO of The Whiddon Group, who stresses the importance of summarising financial information for the board.
Thinking about strategy when writing a board paper
How to manage the blur between governance and operations
Mary talks to New Zealand non-executive director and chair Rod Campbell about how boards and management are ‘in it together’.
Qualities of clear executive summaries
How to write effective business emails
Lynne Laracy talks about writing effective business emails.
How to write effective board papers
Peter Dongas, Governance Institute of Australia, interview Mary Morel about board papers.
Boards expectations of board papers
Mary talks to Ken Marshman, chair of REST Industry Super, and non-executive director Christine Hawkins.
Writing about risk
Risk expert Peter Whyntie talks about risk.
How to write about financial information for the board
Aaron Slater, Head of Enterprise Performance at Australia Post, talks about how his team is improving financial reporting to the board.
Davina Stanley, managing director of Clarity College, talks about the principles of structured thinking.
Writing for your readers
Dana Skopal PhD talks about the lessons for writers on how people read documents. Her views are based on her PhD research.
Board paper processes
Governance consultant Lisa Coletta talks about her experiences working in a corporate secretariat role and transforming the board paper processes.
Presenting to the board
Julie Garland McLellan talks about presenting to the board