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Equip Yourself for Effective Governance and Value Creation

Board Bootcamp: Navigating the Path to Effective Governance and Value Creation in Allied Health

At The Allied Health Academy, we recognise the unique challenges faced by both early-career and seasoned board directors of allied health organisations. To address these challenges, we have developed the Board Bootcamp, a specialised online program aimed at equipping you with the essential knowledge and skills to implement effective governance practices and drive value creation.

This program is designed to bridge the gap between leadership roles and business acumen, empowering you to excel as both a strategic leader and a business driver in the allied health sector. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to lead a sustainable business, unlock new opportunities, and make a significant impact in the allied health sector.

Through our Board Bootcamp, we bring together governance experts, innovative strategies, and a supportive community to help you navigate the challenges of leading and scaling your own allied health business. Join us and unleash your full potential as a director in the allied health sector. Together, we can shape the future of healthcare.

The Board Bootcamp offers a comprehensive and immersive learning experience through structured learning modules, engaging fortnightly cohort-based live calls, expert mentorship, and a wealth of resources including additional reading and videos, and case studies. Spanning over 16 weeks, the program is structured into eight learning modules, each requiring a manageable fortnightly time commitment of 2-3 hours. It covers key aspects from understanding CEO and Director challenges, responsibilities and governance, evaluation, to managing resilience and coping with disruption, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of effective governance and value creation in allied health businesses. This program is designed to equip directors of allied health organisations with the necessary knowledge and skills for effective governance and value creation. Let’s transform the future of healthcare together.

Dr Susan Nancarrow

Board Bootcamp

Are you an allied health board director in the early stages of your career, or a seasoned director who is keen on updating and enhancing your knowledge? The Allied Health Academy’s Board Bootcamp program is the perfect opportunity for you. Priced at just AUD$1295 (exc. of GST), this program offers exceptional value, providing participants with a value of $7500.

The next online program starts on 27 April 2024, and spanning over 16 weeks, the program is structured into eight learning modules, each requiring a manageable fortnightly time commitment of 2-3 hours, making it easily accessible for busy professionals. Expert mentors Professor Susan Nancarrow, CEO of HealthWork International, and Gary Morgan, Entrepreneur in Residence at The Allied Health Academy, will guide and support you throughout the program, sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience.

By joining the Board Bootcamp program, you are also joining The Allied Health Academy, a global academy of health professionals, allied health assistants/support workers, policy-makers, funders and other stakeholders, dedicated to working together and learning from each other to drive positive changes in health. The Academy is an academy for everyone, regardless of their career stage and focus.  You will have access to other health-related communities of practice, learning, and opportunities to network, collaborate and grow, within this truly international Academy. Connect, grow and lead in healthcare with us. 

Benefits of the Board Bootcamp Program

Cultivating Robust Governance and Decision-Making
  • Fosters an understanding of effective board and clinical governance practices, ensuring the organisation operates within a robust governance framework
  • Enhances the decision-making abilities of board directors and CEOs, promoting alignment with strategic goals and stakeholder interests
Leadership and Value Creation in Healthcare
  • Develops strong leadership skills, empowering board directors and CEOs to lead their teams effectively and foster a positive organisational culture
  • Equips board directors with the necessary knowledge and skills to drive value creation in allied health businesses, including understanding the healthcare landscape
Strategic Planning and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Provides insights into strategic planning and execution, enabling board directors and CEOs to set strategic goals and implement plans to achieve them
  • Emphasises the importance of stakeholder engagement, equipping board directors and CEOs with the skills to effectively communicate and engage with stakeholders

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