Not-for-Profit Finance Week, an initiative of Commonwealth Bank and Our Community, is a celebration of ideas, knowledge and financial capacity-building for the $100 billion Australian not-for-profit sector.
The aim of this event, held 17-21 September 2018, is to increase the profile of the not-for-profit sector, bolster the financial capacity and sustainability of the sector, and provide support for the staff, board members and treasurers carrying out the important task of overseeing the finances.
Activities during Not-for-Profit Finance Week will centre around:
The webinars from 2018 Not-for-Profit Finance Week are no longer available. You can read a summary of each of this year's webinars below.
Accounting changes for the NFP sector - what you need to know
Presented by Aletta Boshoff, Head of IFRS Advisory Practice, BDO
The Not-for-Profit sector is facing significant changes due to the imminent implementation of four new Australian accounting standards from 1 January 2019. It's important you're aware of the impact these changes will have on your not-for-profit's financial statements, and what you need to be doing now to be ready for the new accounting requirements.
Make sure you're across the changes by joining us for our 45 minute webinar, where we'll be exploring the new requirements for recognition of:
Questions Your Board Needs to Ask About the Finances
Presented by Patrick Moriarty, Executive Director, Institute of Community Directors Australia
Overseeing the finances is probably one of the most important tasks you have as a board member. If you don't understand how the finances work, you'll be at risk of getting caught up if anything goes wrong. Understanding the finances will ensure you're in the best position to promote and fulfil your organisation's mission.
In this webinar you'll learn:
The Agile Organisation
Presented by Peter Haywood, Senior Agile Coach, Commonwealth Bank
Once considered the next buzz word, 'Agile' has proven its staying power and its ability to achieve effective fast results and cost savings.
During this 45 minute webinar, Senior Agile Coach, Peter Haywood will take you through how Agile can help you make decisions to achieve the best from your people, your communications and your service delivery including:
Cybersecurity - educating your staff, volunteers and customers
Presented by Martha McKeen, Senior Manager Digital Protection Group, Commonwealth Bank
Technology continues to revolutionise how we communicate and transact with one another. The current pace of technological change brings with it a greater threat of cybercrime. In such a climate, it is important for all organisations to maintain technological integrity, especially given the increased potential for financial loss, reputational damage and data theft.
With cybercrime estimated to cost the Australian economy over $1 billion each year, cybersecurity is something your organisation cannot afford to ignore. This 45 minute webinar will explore:
Tailored training programs can also be designed and delivered to meet your needs, location and budget. Learn more