Advisory Board Foundations™ Program

For Business Owners, Executives & Professional Service Providers

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Executive Professional Development

Advisory Board Foundations™ Program

The Advisory Board Foundations™ Program is an executive micro-credential designed for business owners, executives, leaders and professionals who support them, who are seeking best practice guidelines on how Advisory Boards technically work.


Your Advisory Board Micro-Credential

The Advisory Board Foundations™ Program has been carefully developed to provide a meaningful and practical introduction to Advisory Boards for professionals that participate in Advisory Boards- as business owners, executives, Advisors and Chairs.

In the program, you will explore the ABF101 Advisory Boards Best Practice Framework™ and the supporting Best Practice Guides, providing you with a solid understanding of how to engage with an Advisory Board as a business, as well as giving Advisors and Chairs a flexible framework to use in their own Advisory Board roles.


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What is the ABF101 Advisory Boards Best Practice Framework™?

Building on over 15 years of research into business drivers for effective advisor engagement, the ABF101 Advisory Best Practice Framework™ provides a principles-led foundation to support the advisory community and the organisations they serve through Advisory Boards.

The ABF101 Advisory Best Practice Framework™ sets out the core principles, which are pillars to support organisations of any size to benefit from their Advisory Board. The ABF101 Framework is non-binding and non-prescriptive. It encourages adaptation to the organisation’s needs and the operating environment.


  • Explore the ABF101 Best Practice Framework™, including what it means for Advisory Board members and the organisations they support
  • Enhance your understanding of the Framework through immersive learning and the supporting Best Practice Guides. Participants will receive a full copy of the Best Practice Guide Resource Library
  • Engage in foresight discussions with fellow business leaders offering diversity in thought, rich learning and practical business solutions
  • Engage in collaborative scenario planning to prepare you for putting the Framework into practice within your own organisation or board
  • Connect and build relationships with other organisation leaders, advisory professionals and best practice supporters


The flexible design of the ABF101 Advisory Boards Best Practice Framework™ allows for application in many areas including:

  • Professionals participating on Advisory Boards 
  • Businesses owners or executives looking to engage an Advisory Board
  • 1:1 Advisor engagement
  • Committees, Steering Panels and Working Groups
  • Support mechanisms to Governance Boards
  • Service Providers
  • Incubators/Accelerators
  • Investors/Venture Capitalists



$495 AUD incl. GST

Current Advisory Board Centre professional members are eligible for discounted pricing. Contact us for your access code.



The Advisory Board Foundations™ Program is delivered as a self-paced eLearning program.

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