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, and
  • a certificate is issued.

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.

Finance Risk 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.

Finance Risk 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 Content

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.

Finance Risk Strategy | Part 1 RISK

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
  • Four quizzes 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.