Board Governance

(Board-Governance)

Board Governance

 

This self-paced, online training course is designed to provide learners with the knowledge, tools, and strategies required to perform effectively on a Board in the not-for-profit sector and shelter system.

This course has two levels of completion: 

1. General Board Governance Certificate
2. Board Governance in Shelters

Learners have the option of obtaining either or both certificates.

 

1. General Board Governance Certificate

  • Module 1 – Introduction to Board Governance
  • Module 2 – Advanced Board Governance

2. Board Governance in Shelters Certificate

  • Module 3 – Board Governance in Shelters


Module 1 – Introduction to Governance

Topics for this module include: Not-For-Profit Sector and the Purpose of the Board; Board Obligations and Responsibilities and Governing the Organization, followed by a quiz and activity.

Module 2 – Advanced Board Governance

Topics for this module include: Board Management; Board Relationships; Planning; Fundraising; Setting an Agenda; Effective Discussions and Board Recruitment, followed by an activity, activity quiz and module quiz.

Module 3 – Board Governance in Shelters

Topics for this module include: Understanding the Shelter System; Purchase-of-Service Contracts; Accountability; Shelter Board Obligations; Service Delivery Models; Emergency Preparation and Risk Management; Including People with Lived Experience in Decision and Questions Board Members Can Ask the Executive Director, followed by a quiz.

Optional Module – 6 Types of Shelter Situations

This module has 18 common scenarios that fall under 6 Types of Shelter Situations. Participants can choose to complete any one or all of the eighteen scenarios that occur in 6 Types of Shelter Situations.

Target Audience: Executive Directors, Board Members working for non-profit organizations or shelters and anyone interested in learning about the impact board leadership has on organizational success.

Participants should expect to invest 4 to 6 hours to complete Modules 1-3 and the Optional Module. To obtain proof of completion, all course requirements, including graded quizzes, must be completed within 30 days of enrolment.

Price: $90.00
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