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Meeting CPD requirements during a pandemic

Thursday 30th July 2020
AIST's Maryann Mannix-White
AIST's Maryann Mannix-White

The effects of COVID-19 are far-reaching but one of the more immediate ones was the rapid cancellation of conferences across the industry. This wasn’t only a headache for organisers, and devastating for the event industry, but it also had knock-on effects for anyone who uses events to keep up to date with their continuing professional development (CPD).

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A focus on skill training for trustee board directors

Wednesday 22nd July 2020
AIST's Eva Scheerlinck
AIST's Eva Scheerlinck

Chief executive officer of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees, Eva Scheerlinck, has an intimate knowledge of the organisation’s Trustee Director Course. As executive manager, governance and stewardship when the program was launched seven years ago, she was closely involved in its development and even attended the course in its first year.

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Is flexible work the way of the future?

Thursday 11th June 2020
It's time to stop paying lip service to flexible workplace policies
It's time to stop paying lip service to flexible workplace policies

Outside of the challenges of setup (my dining table is comfortable for a meal, not for an eight-hour workday) and needing to look after children, Sinha says the pandemic experiment showed that there can be a different, successful way of working. “Yet, even under these sub-optimal conditions, the pandemic showed that flexibility can work, with many people thriving in their safe, home-bound conditions.

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