Compliance Overview

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Course Overview

This course will provide you with an understanding of your compliance obligations as a manager in a not-for-profit organisation in Aotearoa/NZ, along with helpful links if you want to find out more. Add this overview of your organisation's compliance requirements to your new managers, staff or board member induction kit.

You can also use this course to register your organisation for free and then purchase bulk discount seats to our other courses once you have set up your organisation.

Course Details

This course covers the following topics over 11 slides:

  • An overview of key areas of compliance for not-for-profit organisations in Aotearoa/NZ, including:
    • Your legal structure
    • Te Tiriti o Waitangi
    • Delegated Authority
    • Funding conditions
    • Accreditation or registration requirements
    • Your policies, procedures and other key documents
  • Interactive quiz questions to test knowledge

Estimated time to complete: 10-15 minutes

This course is open to complete for one year from enrolment.

On completion of this course:

  • a downloadable certificate is issued,
  • a report on your quiz completion is available through your My-account, and
  • a badge is attached to your My-account

These can be retained as evidence of your completion of this course.

Code of Conduct

Course Overview

Induct your new staff, volunteers and board members with an overview of your code of conduct expectations. This course introduces users to the relevance and importance of your code of conduct and the key provisions contained within.

This course supports the implementation of your code of conduct in your workplace.

Course Details

This course covers the following topics over 50 slides:

  • An overview of the code of conduct, who it applies to and when
  • Kaimahi and manager responsibilities
  • Specific provisions held within the code of conduct, including:
    • Conflicts of interest
    • Workplace relationships
    • Honest and efficient use of resources
    • Personal/work boundaries
  • What happens if the code of conduct is breached
  • Fourteen interactive quiz and scenarios to test knowledge

Estimated time to complete: 30-45 minutes

This course is open to complete multiple times for one year from purchase/enrolment.

On completion of this course:

  • an email is generated should you wish to advise your manager/organisation that you have completed this course,
  • a downloadable certificate is issued,
  • a report on your quiz completion is available through your My-account, and
  • a badge is attached to your My-account

All of these can be retained as evidence of your completion of this course.

Fraud and Corruption (Not-for-Profits)

COURSE OVERVIEW

If you want to learn how to detect, report and prevent fraud and corruption in your workplace, this course is for you.  It covers the defining features of fraud and corruption, prevention and risk management strategies, and reporting criteria for suspected fraud and corruption.

This course will support the implementation of your fraud, corruption and whistleblowing policies in your workplace.

Course Details

This course covers the following topics over 30+ slides:

  • An overview of workplace fraud and corruption
  • Examples, impacts and scenarios of workplace fraud and corruption
  • Risks and responsibilities and red flags to look out for
  • Strategies and key policies used to prevent and manage risk
  • How to report fraud and corruption concerns
  • Your rights and protections, and the protected disclosure conditions
  • How the organisation will follow up on fraud and corruption concerns
  • Quizzes to test knowledge

Estimated time to complete: 20-35 minutes

On completion of this course:

  • an email is generated should you wish to advise your manager/organisation that you have completed this course,
  • a downloadable certificate is issued, and
  • a badge is attached to your My-account.

Health & Safety Induction (Staff)

Course Overview

This course provides your new staff, volunteers, and others new to your workplace, with all they need to complete an induction or refresh their knowledge on your organisation's health and safety requirements, including their obligations and responsibilities.

Course Details

This course covers the following topics over 35+ slides:

  • Our approach to health and safety, including obligations as an employer and worker
  • Different types of hazards
  • Safety measures, risk management
  • Responding to, and keeping track of incidents
  • Specific obligations including
    • Harassment and bullying
    • Working safely offsite, and
    • Emergency and disaster response
  • Participating in health and safety in the workplace
  • What to do if you have a health and safety concern
  • A quiz to test knowledge

Estimated time to complete: 20-35 minutes

On completion of this course:

  • an email is generated should you wish to advise your manager/organisation that you have completed this course,
  • a downloadable certificate is issued, and
  • a badge is attached to your My-account.

Abuse Prevention & Response

Course Overview

This course provides you and your staff with all they need to complete an induction or refresh on abuse prevention and response. This course will help you understand the different types and signs of abuse and respond to abuse against adults, a child disclosure, or an allegation against a staff member. You will understand your legal authority to report and key abuse prevention strategies that can be applied in the workplace. This course covers requirements associated with child protection and vulnerable adults.

Course Details

This course covers the following topics over 40+ slides:

  • Understanding abuse and it's impact
  • Our legal obligations to respond to abuse
  • Different types of abuse
  • The signs of abuse
  • Five different scenarios
  • How to respond to, and report abuse against adults
  • What to do about a child disclosure or concern of abuse
  • What happens if an allegation or concern relates to a staff member
  • Your legal authority to share information and report abuse
  • Key abuse prevention strategies
  • Six quiz questions and five scenarios to test knowledge

Estimated time to complete: 30-45 minutes

On completion of this course:

  • an email is generated should you wish to advise your manager/organisation that you have completed this course, and
  • a certificate is issued.

Risk Finance Strategy | Part 3 STRATEGY

Course Overview

The board must set the strategic direction of the organisation. This course provides board members and managers with information to successfully develop, implement and monitor their strategic goals along with ideas on how boards can maintain their strategic focus when faced with competing operational pressures.

Course Details

This course covers the following topics over 40+ slides:

  • The different roles of the board and staff
  • Organisational planning - strategic versus operational
  • Preparation for effective strategic planning
  • Tips to achieve the strategic plan when barriers emerge
  • How to be a strategic board
  • A quiz to test knowledge

Estimated time to complete: 45-60 minutes

On completion of this course:

  • an email is generated should you wish to advise your manager/organisation that you have completed this course, and
  • a certificate is issued.

Enhance this course by enrolling your board members in the Governance | Mana Whakahaere course, or add in the Risk & Finance courses to take a deeper dive into these three key governance activities.

Risk Finance Strategy | Part 2 FINANCE

Course Overview

If you are a manager, board or collective member, you are accountable for financial management.

This course will help you understand the annual financial cycle, read financial statements and confidently engage in governance-level discussions.

Course Details

This course covers the following topics over 40+ slides:

  • Key components of the annual financial cycle
  • How to read a year-to-date variance report
  • What to consider as you review financial reports
  • What to look out for as you monitor and review your organisation's finances
  • A quiz to test knowledge

Estimated time to complete: 45-60 minutes

On completion of this course:

  • an email is generated should you wish to advise your manager/organisation that you have completed this course, and
  • a certificate is issued.

Enhance this course by enrolling your board members in the Governance | Mana Whakahaere course, or add in the Risk & Strategy courses to take a deeper dive into these three key governance activities.

Risk Finance Strategy | Part 1 RISK

compliance reporting and learning build capacity to manage risks.

Course Overview

If you are a board member or manager, this course will assist you to understand different types of organisational risk and how to capture, monitor and manage risk. You will look at the link between risk and improvement and how a board can use risk to improve quality.

Course Details

This course covers the following topics over 30+ slides:

  • Risk analysis and management
  • Types of risk
  • Identifying, managing, assessing, recording and controlling risk
  • Learning, improvement and quality
  • How to continuously improve quality
  • How to drive quality improvement
  • A quiz to test knowledge

Estimated time to complete: 45-60 minutes

On completion of this course:

  • an email is generated should you wish to advise your manager/organisation that you have completed this course, and
  • a certificate is issued.

Enhance this course by enrolling your board members in the Governance | Mana Whakahaere course, or add in the Risk & Finance courses to take a deeper dive into these three key governance activities.

Governance | Mana Whakahaere

Course Overview

Your new board members face a range of responsibilities and expectations on how they will engage in their new role. This course will provide them with the information they need to confidently engage in governance-level discussions from day one.

Course Details

This course covers the following topics over 44+ slides:

  • The role of governance
  • Governance versus management
  • Board membership expectations
  • Board member induction
  • Board member criteria
  • High functioning boards
  • Board roles
  • Board committees
  • Board proceedings
  • Key components of a board agenda
  • The board's annual plan
  • Thirteen quiz questions over four quizes to test knowledge

On completion of this course:

  • an email is generated should you wish to advise your organisation that you have completed this course, and
  • a certificate is issued.

Enhance this course by enrolling in the Risk | Finance | Strategy course bundle to take a deeper dive into these three key governance activities.