The Club Managers Association proudly presents the Mandatory NSW Secretary Managers training course:
“Board Governance, the Company Secretary, and the General Manager” – requested and approved by NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming & Racing.
This course is designed and delivered by NSW Club Secretary Managers FOR NSW Club Secretary Managers.
This course replaces CMAA’s existing four day Secretary Managers Course.
Duration: Two full days face to face. Delivered by a Secretary Manager with training experience supported with legal and accounting expert speakers.
Locations: We will deliver it at Dooleys Lidcombe Catholic Club, as well as Zone courses organised in conjunction with CMAA Zone Committees.
- Defining the roles of the Secretary Manager & the Board; Governance vs Management
- The specific role of the ‘Secretary’ in Secretary Manager: Duties & Responsibilities
- Legal responsibilities of a company secretary; Typical duties of a company secretary;
- The Governing Body's (‘The Board’) Role
- The Fundamental Realities of The Board/Ceo Relationship; Important Ground Rules in the relationship
- Allocating Responsibilities: A suggested framework to separate the duties in the relationship.
- How to prepare for and conduct board meetings; How do Boards operate? What does a Board do?
- Planning a Board meeting; Conducting a Board meeting; Taking minutes; Monitoring the outcomes of the meeting
- Corporate Governance – understanding its relevance & requirements for compliance
- Standards and systems audit assessment for licensed venues
- Legislation governing the Clubs, Associations, and companies
- Meetings; Notices; Resolutions; Disciplinary Hearings
- Corporations Act: Directors & Officers responsibilities; Business Judgement Rule
- Understanding your core business and what “Not for Profit” really means
- KPIs and benchmarking
- EBITDA and the importance of cash flow
- Keeping ASIC in the loop
- The Legislation process and how to interpret legislation
- Common features of a Registered Club
- The Registered Clubs Act 1976 and The Liquor Act 2007: the Important Provisions
- Amalgamations and De-amalgamations
- The 3 Strikes Scheme
- Gaming and Liquor Administration Act 2007
- Common areas of difficulty for Secretary Managers
- Board Issues
- Member rights to info
- Service Contracts
- Conditions on the Club License
- Going to Court
- Core property
- Leasing and Licensing
Please note that a 1.7% credit card fee applies to online credit card payments. A $30 administration fee will be added should
you wish to pay on invoice rather than Credit Card on line payment.