Introduction to Advisory Boards
Categories: Business Planning, Governance
Service available in: Auckland, Wellington
Description
Duration: 1 x 2 hour session Description: Many businesses’ today are aware of the potential of having their own Advisory Board in place. If, you are considering setting up an Advisory board, or are ready to make a start, and want to know the benefits for your company, this coaching session take more
Duration: 1 x 2 hour session

Description:
Many businesses’ today are aware of the potential of having their own Advisory Board in place. If, you are considering setting up an Advisory board, or are ready to make a start, and want to know the benefits for your company, this coaching session takes you through every thing you will need to know, including:
– What benefits an Advisory Board could provide for your company
– Deciding if your company is ready for an Advisory Board
– How to create one
– Potential costs, expectations and pitfalls
– Identifying desired outcomes and objectives for the new board

Cost: $640 + GST less
Contact: Helen Down
Email: helen.down@synthesis.co.nz
Phone: 04 528 6218
Website: http://advisoryboards.co.nz
Introduction to Advisory Boards - Workshop
Categories: Business Planning, Governance
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
Duration: Half day Workshop - 3.5 hours Many businesses today, are aware of having the potential of having an Advisory Board in place. If you are considering setting up one for your company, or are ready to make a start, this Workshop has been designed to take you through all the relevant stages more
Duration: Half day Workshop - 3.5 hours

Many businesses today, are aware of having the potential of having an Advisory Board in place. If you are considering setting up one for your company, or are ready to make a start, this Workshop has been designed to take you through all the relevant stages:
– What benefits an Advisory Board could provide for your company
– Deciding if your company is ready for an Advisory Board
– How to create one
– Establishing the skill profile for board members
– Recruiting your board members
– Potential costs, expectations and pitfalls
– Identifying desired outcomes and objectives for the new board
– How to run your meetings
– How to prepare for your first meeting

Outcomes:
- Learn what an Advisory Board is and how it differs from a Board of Directors.
- Work through 9 Steps for “How to Set up Your Advisory Board” including checklists and guides. Plus, templates to take away and use.
- Use a 90 Day Action Plan template to help get your new Advisory Board underway.
- Hear from people already engaged in an Advisory Board.

You will walk away from this workshop knowing if an Advisory Board is for you and the who, when and how of your own tailored Advisory Board.

Cost: $495 incl GST per person. Min 15 people, or $4,950 incl GST
Tea and coffee on arrival and a light lunch is provided. less
Contact: Helen Down
Email: helen.down@synthesis.co.nz
Phone: 04 528 6218
Website: http://advisoryboards.co.nz
Being An Effective Advisory Board Member - Workshop
Categories: Business Planning, Governance
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
Duration: 3.5 hours Description: Do you have business skills, experience, knowledge and networks? Are you passionate about New Zealand business? Could you use your talents to help progressive and motivated business owners? If you answered “yes” to any of the above, you should become an Advis more
Duration: 3.5 hours

Description:
Do you have business skills, experience, knowledge and networks? Are you passionate about New Zealand business? Could you use your talents to help progressive and motivated business owners?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, you should become an Advisory Board member.

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


Being an Advisory Board member is an incredibly rewarding and satisfying experience. Learn how it could work for you.

This is an excellent opportunity to meet and work with other business owners and Advisory Board members. Over a 100 business people from
throughout NZ have already benefited from these workshops and many are now making an Advisory Board a valuable part of their business.

Outcomes:
Join us and fellow like-minded professionals for this short yet focused workshop and discover:
• The difference between a Director and an Advisory Board member
• How an Advisory Board works
• What business owners are looking for
• What you can bring to the Advisory Board table
• How to build your profile and become a sought after Advisory Board member
• The role of the Chair
• The types of companies you can add most value to.

Cost: $495 incl GST per person. Min 15 people, or $4,950 incl GST less
Contact: Helen Down
Email: helen.down@synthesis.co.nz
Phone: 04 528 6218
Website: http://advisoryboards.co.nz
Six Month Coaching Progamme
Categories: Business Planning, Governance
Service available in: Auckland, Wellington
Description
In this six month coaching programme we will coach the business owner to develop skills in the: - Creation of your Advisory Board. - Orientation of the Advisory Board members. - Development of Advisory Board Charter. - Preparation of board reports, minutes, agendas etc. - Running your first m more
In this six month coaching programme we will coach the business owner to develop skills in the:

- Creation of your Advisory Board.
- Orientation of the Advisory Board members.
- Development of Advisory Board Charter.
- Preparation of board reports, minutes, agendas etc.
- Running your first meetings
- Review of Advisory Board effectiveness
- How to engage with your advisory board members and get the most value from them.
- Troubleshooting.

You will also receive an Advisory Board Information Kit to take away and use.

Outcomes:
After six months you should understand and be able to drive your Advisory Board resulting in a powerful business tool.

The six month coaching programme is $3,840.00 + GST for one person. Additional people by arrangement.

This programme is delivered with monthly coaching sessions over six months although this can be adjusted to suit your individual situation.

Coaching sessions are easily carried out either face to face or via skype. less
Contact: Helen Down
Email: helen.down@synthesis.co.nz
Phone: 04 528 6218
Website: http://advisoryboards.co.nz
Four Half Day Coaching Sessions
Categories: Business Planning, Governance
Service available in: Auckland, Wellington
Description
Many businesses today are aware of the potential of having an Advisory Board in place. If you are considering setting one up for your company, or are ready to make a start, this in depth coaching programme has been designed to take you through all the relevant stages: - What benefits an Advisory more
Many businesses today are aware of the potential of having an Advisory Board in place. If you are considering setting one up for your company, or are ready to make a start, this in depth coaching programme has been designed to take you through all the relevant stages:

- What benefits an Advisory Board could provide for your company.
- Deciding if your company is ready for an Advisory Board.
- How to create an Advisory Board.
- Establishing the skill profile for board members.
- Recruiting your board members.
- Potential costs, expectations and pitfalls.
- Identifying desired outcomes and objectives for the new board.
- How to run your meetings.
- How to prepare for your first meeting.
- Evaluation of your first meeting and future direction planning.

You will also receive an Advisory Board Information Kit to take away and use.

These four half day (3 hour) sessions are $4,950 + GST for one person, however let us know if you would like to bring a colleague along and we will make the necessary arrangements. less
Contact: Helen Down
Email: helen.down@synthesis.co.nz
Phone: 04 528 6218
Website: http://advisoryboards.co.nz
All About Advisory Boards - Workshop
Categories: Business Planning, Business Sustainability, Governance
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
In Part One of this Workshop I’ll be taking you through establishing your needs and objectives for setting up an Advisory Board, getting a handle on the practicalities of setting up an Advisory Board and building a skill profile for your members. You will learn if an Advisory Board is right for y more
In Part One of this Workshop I’ll be taking you through establishing your needs and objectives for setting up an Advisory Board, getting a handle on the practicalities of setting up an Advisory Board and building a skill profile for your members.

You will learn if an Advisory Board is right for you and:

- Discover what an Advisory Board is and how it differs from a Board of Directors.
- Work through 9 steps for “How to Set up Your Advisory Board”, including checklists and guides. Plus, templates to take away and use.
- Use a 90 Day Action Plan template to help get your new Advisory Board underway.
- Hear from people already engaged in an Advisory Board.

You will walk away knowing if an Advisory Board is for you and the who, when and how of your own tailored Advisory Board.

In Part Two we’ll be discussing what it means to be an Advisory Board member, how this differs from being a director on a formal board, determining what you bring to the Advisory Board table, what business owners are looking for and how to select the boards where you will add the most value.

Join fellow like-minded professionals for this focused workshop and discover:

- The difference between a Director and an Advisory Board member
- How an Advisory Board works
- What business owners are looking for
- What you can bring to the Advisory Board table
- How to build your profile
- The role of the Chair person
- The types of companies you can add most value to

Being an Advisory Board member is an incredibly rewarding and satisfying experience. Learn how it could work for you.

Throughout the Workshop you’ll be using our workbook for your notes, activities, thoughts and ideas - and for referring to frequently afterwards.

You should walk away from this workshop with practical ideas to apply in your business right now.

Workshop Investment: $595.00 + GST

Workshop Investment with Voucher: $297.50 + GST less
Contact: Helen Down
Email: helen.down@synthesis.co.nz
Phone: 04 528 6218
Website: http://advisoryboards.co.nz