Webinars Series

Human Resources

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Life after Lockdown: Readying Business for Rebound

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

2020 has forced us all to change the way we live. But are those changes fleeting, or will they endure in a world in which the competitive marketplace is about to be re-drawn?

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Mental wellbeing in COVID-19 and beyond - how you can help others

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Members culture | Leadership

Leaders need to be able to help their people through this crisis, especially the vulnerable ones, but how is this best done in the unchartered territory of COVID-19?

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Occupational health and safety in the home office

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

Join OH&S experts who will provide guidance on ensuring that the home working environment is safe, comfortable and compliant with workplace health and safety legislation.

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How to handle difficult conversations in the workplace

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Operations | COVID-19 | Business operations | Advice | Leadership

Raising issues or concerns with staff members and clients can be challenging at any time, but the impact of COVID-19 has increased the need for employees and staff to sharpen their skills to ensure that they can respond appropriately and sensitively in difficult circumstances.

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Working and Managing a Remote Workforce Successfully

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

Join us for a discussion with experts who’ve ensured their workforces have the technical and emotional capabilities to operate effectively from home while also planning for a smooth return to the office.

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Thrive at work: Practical actions for growing and sustaining wellbeing

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Operations | Business operations

This webinar will explore how you can build and sustain your mental wellbeing and provide you with a set of practical actions you can enact in your workplace and life.


Investment

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What’s in store for 2020/21

60 mins 1 CPD Hours

It’s a new financial year but what does that mean for the superannuation industry? What do global markets look like and where are the opportunities and challenges? How will returns fare in a post COVID-19 landscape? Join us for this webinar where our speakers will share some valuable insights,...

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Property and commercial real estate

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

The impact of COVID-19 has raised significant questions about the future of commercial property, including large shopping complexes, offices, hospitality and conference venues. Will property investment continue to deliver the stable long-term returns of the past?

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Social impact investing

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Investment | Advice | ESG

Social impact investing allows funds to diversify their investment portfolios away from traditional asset classes as well as increase their profile as responsible corporate citizens.  AIST is proud to partner with HESTA to explore the growing opportunities in impact investing.

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The Changing Nature of Investment Volatility

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Investment | Advice

Can old methods handle a new challenge? An increase in volatility spikes, coupled with an unpredictable macro-economic environment set an uncertain and unchartered backdrop for Australian super funds as they continue to seek returns to meet members expectations.  As this new paradigm plays out...

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The outcome of the US election: What’s next?

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Policy | Investment | Risk | Leadership

How will the outcome of the US election change international relations and foreign policy? What will the results mean for markets and across asset classes? Where does Australia fit, and what are the implications for our bilateral relationship with the United States?


Policy

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Demystifying Design and Distribution Obligations

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

Are you DDO ready? Although the commencement of design and distribution obligations has been delayed until October 2021, there is considerable work ahead to get ready. Find out what this major shift means for your fund.

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Shining a light on Whistleblowing amendments

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Regulation

What do recent amendments to whistleblower laws mean for individuals and organisations? Our webinar outlines the enhanced whistleblower protections and what all parties need to consider.

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Federal Budget 2020

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Policy | COVID-19 | Business operations

Mel Birks, Head of Advocacy, AIST breaks down the proposed measures to superannuation in the Federal Budget and reflects on some of the potential consequences for members.


Engagement

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Aged Care – the Boom of the Century…are our members ready?

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Advice

Aged Care is an important, complex and often overlooked issue that may be relevant to your members who are planning their retirement.   Industry expert Assyat David, from Aged Care Steps, will give you the tools to get started in delivering aged care education and advice services to your members.

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Lifting the lid on the retail fund consumer

45 mins 0.75 CPD Hours
Engagement | Members culture | Advice | Marketing

Join us for a special briefing with Essential Media executive director, Peter Lewis, as we explore the fascinating insights from AIST-commissioned research on the mindset of the retail fund consumer. 

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Privacy and member identification

90 mins 1.50 CPD Hours
Engagement | Operations | Cybersecurity | Marketing | Innovation

Join AIST and Lisa-Marie McKechnie, Partner, Financial Services Law at Ernst & Young as we explore the increasingly complex areas of privacy and member identification for superannuation fund professionals.

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Marketing and branding in a COVID world

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Marketing

COVID-19 has presented many new challenges for businesses including how they market their products and services. With a rapid shift to delivery of services online, we discuss what marketing teams now have to consider to effectively engage their customers.


Technology

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Data and Privacy

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Business operations

This webinar will outline the key threats faced by funds, clarify the responsibilities of those at management and board level and summarise accountability and reporting arrangements.

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Data Analytics

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Operations | COVID-19 | Technology | Business operations | Advice | Leadership

There continues to be a growing reliance on data analytics to shape business decisions and guide how we engage with our members. This webinar will draw upon the expertise of a panel of data analytics experts from our member funds.

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Protecting your fund from fraud

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Operations | Technology | Cybersecurity | Innovation | Regulation

The prevalence of fraudulent activity is not going away anytime soon. How can you protect your fund and members from these types of attacks?


Operations

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Managing supply chains during COVID-19

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
COVID-19 | Technology | Business operations

Joining the discussion will be a number of industry find procurement professionals who will reflect on their lockdown learnings and experiences, and share their considerations for transitioning back to normal operations.

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Board and executive relationships in a post royal commission world

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Operations | Business operations | Governance | Leadership

What are the rules of engagement now? How have they changed and how should both boards and executives be examining the dynamics of their relationship?

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‘Treating’ employers – what’s allowed, what’s not

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Operations | Business operations | Governance | Leadership

This webinar presented by AIST and Lincoln Rodgers, Lawyer at Thomson Geer will discuss the Royal Commission's findings and recommendations regarding the treating of employers by trustees.


Governance

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Annual General Meetings - Coming to a fund near you

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Policy | Engagement | Operations | Investment | Climate change | Members culture | Technology | Risk | Cybersecurity | Business operations | Governance | Leadership | Marketing | ESG | Innovation | Insurance | Regulation

As of 5 April 2019, new laws require super funds to hold an AGM. While some super funds already hold annual roadshows, an AGM is different and new territory for most funds.

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AFCA Briefing - complaint trends

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Engagement | Members culture | Regulation

With so many changes and uncertainties to absorb throughout 2019 and 2020, super funds and AFCA have faced unprecedented levels of member complaints over this time.

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Conflicts of Interest and duty

60 mins 1 CPD Hours
Operations | Business operations | Governance | Leadership

Given the Royal Commission highlighted many instances of breaches in relation to conflicts of interest and duty, now is the perfect time to revisit what these mean for superannuation fund trustees and executives.