Alyceum provides educational experiences to ignite people to lead and transform the world for the better.
P.O Box 7273, Karawara, WA, 6152
0413 565 338
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The Board Ignition online course is a practical and dynamic online learning program to introduce emerging leaders to the not for profit sector and the opportunity to contribute at a board level.
Alicia has inspired me to make a difference in the way I live my life. I couldn’t think of a better role model for a boards course.“
– Penelope Wakefield | Manager Business Sustainability
Look at these results
“It’s official. I’ve been offered the board role! Thank you so much Alicia for putting together such a fabulous program. By following your recommendations from the Board Ignition program I have been able to successfully start my journey into the world of Boards with eyes wide open”
Vanessa Medling, Leadership Coach
“Whilst completing the modules of the Board Ignition course I was able to identify the cause that I was passionate about and where I wanted to dedicate my time and energy. I also learnt being invested and passionate would be integral to maintaining my commitment to serving on a Board for two to three terms as well as advocating for the organisation with my networks, and internal and external stakeholders. I hope to be able to contribute to bringing about a positive change even in a small way to the lives of those who access the organisations programs and services.”
Gemma Malatesta, Fellowship Program Coordinator, Rural Health West
“I was fortunate enough to be voted in at the AGM and I am now a current board member in the position of treasurer. This positive experience is all thanks to Alicia and this program.”
Samantha Bradder, Regional Coordinator, South East Primary Health Alliance
This is not your normal board program! This is a dynamic, engaging, interactive course that gives you practical steps on how to get onto a board and be an outstanding director.
This program unpacks the best knowledge and expertise from the collective experience of top CEOs and Board directors.
This module highlights the landscape of the not for profit sector and explores why you might want to serve on a Not for Profit board.
This module outlines the roles and responsibilities of NFP board directors and the governance education options available for further development.
This module dives deeply into your own values and strengths and the leadership required to perform exceptionally on a board.
This module highlights the avenues to find your first board appointment including networking, mentoring and board resumes.
This module highlights what to consider before joining a board.
This module explores what really goes on behind the closed doors of a board room.
This module explores how to approach your first board appointment once you’ve been accepted.
This module supports you to not only become a good director but an outstanding director.
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Not your normal governance education program! This course gives you the real look behind the boardroom door. Each module includes the information, statistics, practical takeaways, tools and techniques.
Each module includes an online workbook, practical activities, worksheets and videos with experienced directors.
Hear from experienced board directors about their inspiring journey and experiences on boards. Learn how they got their board directorships, what they have learnt along the way and what they recommend to you!
Once you’ve read through each module, there are a range of reflective activities, worksheets and further learning opportunities to apply the knowledge.
“I was fortunate enough to be voted in at the AGM and I am now a current board member in the position of treasurer. This positive experience is all thanks to Alicia and this program.”Samantha Bradder, Regional Coordinator, South East Primary Health Alliance
“Such a good course. Bucket loads of great content. The interviews are great to listen to each week, amazing insights, so diverse and no two are the same. Great interview questions Alicia.”Dave Drury, Founder/Digital Strategy Lead, The Privileged Few
“I’ve been seeing a lot of your lovely face recently as I sat and watched all the Board Ignition webinars again over the weekend, as part of my prep for a Trainee Board Director interview, which I have today! It was so helpful to sit and go through the webinars again, so thank you for all your efforts with them.”
Laura Sutherland, Owner/Director, 3D Recruit
“Alicia’s passion to make the community a better place is an inspiration to those around her, and especially those fortunate enough to have been a part of one of her leadership programs.”
Ashley Dawson, Associate Director, Finance Industry
ALICIA CURTIS is an outstanding business and community leader and the founder of Alyceum, a leadership development company. Alicia has a Masters in Business Leadership and in 2019 was named in the Business News 40under40 list, in 2018 was named the EY Social Entrepreneur of the Year in the western region, in 2017 she was named in the inaugural Westpac 200 Business of Tomorrow List as well as rating in the Westpac and Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence List across Australia in 2014.
Alicia has facilitated the hugely successful Engaging Young Leaders on Boards program which has helped countless young professionals get onto community boards. In 2016, Alicia co-authored Difference Makers: A Leader’s Guide to Championing Diversity on Boards with CEO, Dr Nicky Howe. Alicia also started the #1000youngdirectors campaign which aims to ignite 1000 young directors onto community boards to increase diversity, support succession planning and improve our local communities.
Alicia has served on a range of community boards over the last 15 years and currently is the board chair of 100 Women, which has fund raised and awarded $500,000 to causes supporting women and children.
You will gain access immediately after you enrol for the course. From that point, you’ll receive Board Ignition emails for 8 weeks to explore the course. You will have life-time access to the course which means you will have access to the online materials for the life-time of the Board Ignition course.How is this course different to other governance courses?
The Board Ignition course is a low-cost option to learn more about board governance, the Not-For-Profit sector and pathways onto your first board role.
Board Ignition is not an accredited governance course but we can definitely recommend some future options for you!
This course also explores HOW to get your first board role not just what the role entails. No use knowing about board responsibilities if you can’t get your first role!
This course is like sitting down with a great mentor and talking through the in’s and out’s of sitting on a board. It’s practical, motivational and effective!Is there an age restriction to complete the course?
Absolutely not! All ages are welcome and we’ve had retirees who have completed the course and gained so much from it.How long will I have access to the course materials?
You get lifetime access to the course as long as the course is available.What is the price and currency of the Board Ignition program?
The Board of Ignition program is 795 AUD (including GST). We want to make it affordable for young professionals to learn about board governance, get onto a board and give back!Are there any live components to this program?
No. This program is a series of modules. You can go through the program content such as notes, video interviews, quizzes and challenges as fast or slow as you like. There are also two recorded webinars with course creator, Alicia Curtis as she goes through the modules.What’s your refund policy?
We’ve worked hard to produce an amazing series of modules including interviews with Australia’s most talented and inspiring leaders and experts. That said, if you’re unhappy for any reason within 7 days after purchase, we’ll refund your money. Please read carefully our full Terms of Sale here.