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Capacity and Capability Building Series

Auckland I  Wellington I Christchurch

Capacity and Capability Building Series

The Basics

Workshop: Revenue diversification and governance 

  • Who should attend? CEO’s, Board Members, CFO’s, Finance Directors, Executive Directors, General Managers

  • Key learning outcome: How to build a stronger more agile organisation by ensuring you have the right governance structures in place



This one day workshop seeks to provide Maori organisations with an understanding and overview of best practice when it comes revenue diversification and best practice governance. 


Revenue Diversification:

Revenue diversification is fundamentally important when it comes to organisational growth and development as well as being able to insulate itself from a fall back in traditional revenue lines such as government funding. This workshop will focus specifically on the following learning outcomes:

  1. Introduction: what is revenue diversification

  2. How to diversify revenue and create new revenue generating products and services

  3. The importance of cash flow management and planning

  4. How to forecast for growth

  5. Why investing in core business is the key to growth




Governance is a serious issue for a range of organisations and ensuring you have best practice framework is important. In this half day intensive workshop we take you through the core elements of what best practice governance frameworks are, why they are important and why they can be useful to your organisation to assist in its growth or development.


We take a look at what defines good members, how to build performance indicators around individual members and the broader board, developing board member job descriptions, why the constitution or trust deed is important and why it is sometimes necessary to ensure that board performance is both measured and understood.


This step through process will provide you with the skills and tools necessary to head back to your organisation and conduct an initial review of current structures and to plan ahead of the implementation of potential new and improved processes and frameworks.

Specifically we will focus on the following:

  1. What does a best practice governance framework look like

  2. Why is it important to have best practice governance frameworks in place for iwi organisations

  3. How to identify and attract talent

  4. Building a performance management framework for board members

  5. Building and developing individual role descriptions for board members

  6. Why an organisations constitution or trust deed is so important

Cost for attending:


$495 per person 


Maximum number of attendees:


20 participants per location 



Auckland: 4th of Sept

Wellington: 18th of Sept

Christchurch: 11th Sept





Bookings are made via EventBrite

Mere Balzer, Chair of Ngā Ngaru Rautahi O Aotearoa Inc. & CEO of Te Runanga O Kirikiriroa
Workshop Leader: Matthew Tukaki
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