Online Learning Centre

 

ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES


 

AIRA is delighted to offer a broad range of courses specialist online courses for investor relations professionals. 

These include:

Continuous Disclosure
ESG
 Ethics
  • Course 1 | An Introduction to Continuous Disclosure & Listing Rules
  • Course 2 | Advanced Continuous Disclosure
  • Course 1 | An Introduction to ESG
  • Course 2 | Advanced ESG
  • Specialist Online ESG for Investor Relations Course (NOW AVAILABLE)
  • Course 1 | An Introduction to Ethics
  • Course 2 | Advanced Ethics
 Other IR Courses
 
  • An Introduction to the Practice of Investor Relations
  • An Introduction to Capital Markets
  • Beneficial Ownership & Strategic Shareholder Targeting
  • The Language of Capital Markets
  • Developing a Strategic IR Program
 
 

Bulk licenses are also available to each of these courses offering companies the opportunity to include them as part of their own internal workplace training program.  Discounts are available. 

See below for further information about each of these Courses, including content, pricing and bulk license discounts.

 

Continuous Disclosure Courses

Course 1 | An Introduction to Continuous Disclosure

Course 1 | An Introduction to Continuous Disclosure
AIRA's Continuous Disclosure Course 1 | An Introduction to Continuous Dislclosure is to examine the requirements of the legislation with regards to continuous disclosure and listing rules.

The learning objectives are to:
• Outline the policy and intent, and concepts of continuous disclosure and the ASX listing rules
• Explore the key concepts to ensure clarity of company policy
• Examine the responsibilities of the IR role
• Become alert for possible breaches of the listing rules.

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this session you will be able to provide guidance internally on the requirements of the Listing Rules and the policies that should be in place.

At the end of this course, students may elect to do Course 2 | Advanced Continuous Disclosure - Implications of Trigger Points which forms part of the CIRO Study program.

This course forms part of AIRA's Certificate of Investor Relations (Module 2) and Day 1 of AIRA's Diploma of Investor Relations Course. Alternatively, it can be undertaken as a standalone course.

Course Costs:
Member | A$400
Non-Member | A$520
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
520.00

Course 2 | Advanced Continuous Disclosure

Course 2 | Advanced Continuous Disclosure
AIRA's Course 2 | Advanced Continuous Disclosure examines the implications at the trigger points for continuous disclosure.

The learning objectives are to:
• Review the policy, intent and concepts of continuous disclosure and the ASX listing rules
• Explore the implications of operating in a regulatory context
• Explore the implications of being too late and facing a potential class action

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this course you will be able to provide guidance internally on the requirements of the Listing Rules, policies and what is required to be ready.

Please note, AIRA's Course 1 | An Introduction to Continuous Disclosure or the Continuous Disclosure module in AIRA's Certificate / Diploma courses are assumed knowledge for this course.

The course can be undertaken as a course in its own right or as part of a broader course that forms parts of AIRA's Certified Investor Relations Officer (CIRO) Program.

Course Costs:
Member | A$440
Non-Member | A$600
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
600.00

ESG

Course 1 | An Introduction to ESG

Course 1 | An Introduction to ESG
AIRA's ESG Course 1 | An Introduction to ESG provides an overview of ESG as an investment driver.

The objectives are to:
• Review the development of the concept of ESG
• Clarify language, key trends and the main domains of ESG
• Identify key company policies and documentation
• Explore the approach of superannuation funds to ESG
• Examine how effectively to engage with shareholders in the lead up to AGMs.

Learning Outcome
By the end of this course you will understand the expectations of investors, and how these are influenced by broader, non-financial drivers of value.

Please note, on completion of the this course, participants may choose to undertake AIRA's on demand Course 2 | Advanced ESG - Beyond Compliance to Value Creation, which forms part of the study program for AIRA's Certified Investor Relations Officer Program.

Course Costs:
Member | A$400
Non-Member | A$520
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
520.00

Course 2 | Advanced ESG

Course 2 | Advanced ESG
AIRA's ESG Course 2, Beyond Compliance to Value Creation is to overview the strategic ESG issues facing companies.

The objectives are to:
• Consider how ESG creates value
• Assess investors’ views and priorities
• Examine engagement approaches in ESG roadshows and ratings
• Explore current governance challenges.

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this session you will be able to assist company leadership in addressing the ESG risks specific to their business.

Please note, AIRA's ESG Course 1 | An Introduction to ESG is assumed knowledge for this course.

The course can be undertaken as a course in its own right or as part of a broader course that forms parts of AIRA's Certified Investor Relations Officer (CIRO) Program.

Course Costs:
Member | A$440
Non-Member | A$600
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
600.00

ESG for Investor Relations | On Demand

ESG for Investor Relations | On Demand
This course provides vital specialist investor relations training to effectively manage ESG responsibilities as part of the annual IR program.

AIRA's Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) course has been developed to provide participants with a clear understanding of:

• the specific information requirements fo the investment community from listed entites in order to assess ESG factors;
• how fund managers and superannuation funds use ESG throughout the investment decision making process'
• the tools research houses and ESG analysts use to measure ESG factors and how they assess risk;
• how to integrate an effective ESG program into the IR calendar; and
• effective engagement and communication strategies

The course includes six sessions recorded session:
• ESG & Its Critical Importance to Listed Entities
• ESG and the Investment Process
• ESG Case Study – Santos Limited
• Unpacking the Voting Process and Effective ESG Disclosures
• ESG Case Study – Transurban Limited
• ESG Roadshows / Group Briefings

and, all course reference materials.

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses
2,000.00

Ethics

Course 1 | An Introduction to Ethics

Course 1 | An Introduction to Ethics
AIRA's Ethics Course 1 | An Introduction to Ethics - Ethical Considerations in the Practice of IR explores the concept of ethics as it applies to the investor relations role.

The learning objectives are to:
• Examine how the concept of ethics has developed
• Explore the range of frameworks in place to assist clarification
• Examine case situations to clarify ethical standards.

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this session you will be able to assess the ethical implications of conduct.

Please note, on completion of the this course, participants may choose to undertake AIRA's on demand Course 2 | Advanced Ethics - Ethical Leadership in the Practice of Investor Relations.

Course Costs:
Member | A$400
Non-Member | A$520
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Please note, discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
520.00

Course 2 | Advanced Ethics

Course 2 | Advanced Ethics
AIRA's Ethics Course 2 | Advanced Ethics - Ethical Leadership in the Practice of IR is to apply the ethical concepts to the corporate context.

The learning objectives are to:
• Review the concepts and principles presented in Ethics 1: Ethical Considerations in the Practice of IR
• Examine the proposed questions for the four groups with which IR interacts
• Examine the benefit of the Tricker model to provide structured thinking and decision making
• Apply the concepts to a case example
• Overlay the foundation ethics model to the corporate context.

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this course, you will be able to apply the concepts and principles of The IR Ethical Framework to the corporate context and corporate conduct.

Please note, AIRA's Course 1 | An Introduction to Ethics and / or the module on Ethics in AIRA's Diploma of Investor Relations is assumed knowledge for this course.

The course can be undertaken as a course in its own right or as part of a broader course that forms parts of AIRA's Certified Investor Relations Officer (CIRO) Program.

Course Costs:
Member | A$440
Non-Member | A$600
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
600.00

Modules from AIRA's Certificate of Investor Relations can also be purchased individually for anyone wanting specialist professional development without completing the full course.

Online Learning | Introduction to the Practice of IR

Online Learning | Introduction to the Practice of IR
This module forms part of AIRA's Certificate of Investor Relations (Module 1) and Day 1 of AIRA's Diploma of Investor Relations Course. Alternatively, it can be undertaken as a standalone course.

The aim of Introduction to the Practice of IR is to overview the key responsibilities of Investor Relations.

The learning objectives are to:
• Outline the purpose and key responsibilities of the IR role
• Identify the key deliverables of the IR role
• Identify stakeholder groups, who they represent and their impact
• Identify how the success of the IR role is measured.

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this session you will be able to reassess the focus and contribution of your role.
Course Costs:
Member | A$400
Non-Member | A$520
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.

520.00

Online Learning | Introduction to Capital Markets

Online Learning | Introduction to Capital Markets
This module forms part of AIRA's Certificate of Investor Relations (Module 3) and Day 1 of AIRA's Diploma of Investor Relations Course. Alternatively, it can be undertaken as a standalone course.

The aim of An Introduction to Capital Markets is to introduce the key concepts that underpin the capital markets and the role of IR.

The learning objectives are to:
• Examine the importance of capital to business
• Explore the common structures, investment types and styles of investment to manage risk
• Explore the reasons why companies choose debt or equity, and the implications
• Examine how the capital market “works”.

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this session you will understand the importance of how the capital markets work to the IR role.

Course Costs:
Member | A$400
Non-Member | A$520
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
520.00

Online Learning | Beneficial Ownership and

Online Learning | Beneficial Ownership and
Strategic Shareholder Targeting

This module forms part of AIRA's Certificate of Investor Relations (Modules 4 & 5) and Day 1 of AIRA's Diploma of Investor Relations Course. Alternatively, it can be undertaken as a standalone course.

The aim of A Strategic Approach to Shareholder Targeting is to explore how a thorough understanding of investor style can assist in times of strategic challenge.

The learning objectives are to:
• Examine the purpose and benefits of knowing your shareholders’ profile
• Explore the focus for operational and strategic targeting
• Assess legislation-led changes and wider sector reform
• Discuss ways to gain ‘actionable insights’ from data.

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this session you will be ready to approach shareholder targeting in a more strategic way.
Course Costs:
Member | A$400
Non-Member | A$520
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
520.00

Online Learning | The Language of Capital Markets

Online Learning | The Language of Capital Markets
This online learning module forms part of AIRA's Certificate of Investor Relations (Module 6) or Day 1 of AIRA's Diploma of Investor Relations. Alternatively, it can be undertaken as a course in its own right.

The aim of The Language of the Capital Markets is to introduce the key concepts that underpin reporting to the markets.

The learning objectives are to:

• Explore the key items in the financial statements and why they are the focus of the markets
• Examine the key ratios derived from the financial statements
• Form and express an opinion on the company as a “going concern”.

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this session you will be able to articulate the factors driving the company’s financial status.

Course Costs:
Member | A$400
Non-Member | A$520
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Please note, discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
520.00

Online Learning | Developing a Strategic IR Program

Online Learning | Developing a Strategic IR Program
This module forms part of AIRA's Certificate of Investor Relations (Module 7) and Day 1 of AIRA's Diploma of Investor Relations Course. Alternatively, it can be undertaken as a standalone course.

The aim of Developing a Strategic IR Program is to identify the priorities for the IR team.

The learning objectives are to:
• Ensure IR supports the achievement of the company strategy
• Examine a model for defining the performance elements of an IR program
• Explore how the success of the program can be measured
• Determine a review process so that the IR Program is a competitive tool.

Learning Outcome:
By the end of this session you will priorities the IR Program elements that deliver value for the company and shareholders.
Course Costs:
Member | A$400
Non-Member | A$520
(pricing is quoted inclusive of GST)

Bulk licenses to this course are available to companies who wish to provide it as a professional development offering through their HR training opportunities. Bulk license discounts apply as follows:
• 10% discount off 2 - 10 licenses
• 20% discount off 11 - 30 licenses
• 30% discount off 30+ licenses

Discounts will be offered off the member and non-member rate and will apply automatically at the cart.

Once purchased, the course is available for 12 months. For those purchasing bulk licenses the course will be available for 12 months from the time the the employee confirms access.
520.00

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