External Conduct Standards for Charities – Online Charity Course
Learn how your charity can meet the External Conduct Standards when operating overseas through practical guidance with this online course from the ACNC.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone involved in registered charities that operate, or intend to operate, overseas.
This includes sending money/goods overseas, working overseas, partnering with an overseas charity/organisation, supplying staff/volunteers overseas, or advocating overseas.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify the four External Conduct Standards and describe which charities they apply to
Assess whether the External Conduct Standards have been correctly applied by charities through reflecting on case studies
Correctly apply the External Conduct Standards to their own charity
Demonstrate that the steps taken to apply External Conduct Standards to itself are ‘reasonable steps’ based on their charity’s size, operating location/s, purposes, beneficiaries, activities and other factors
Evaluate your charity’s current performance against the External Conduct Standards and create a plan to strengthen its response to overseas risks
Reflect on the similarities and differences between the External Conduct Standards and the Australian Council for International Development’s Code of Conduct and consider how charities registered with the ACNC could meet the requirements of both