Nonprofit Board Governance

There are many types of nonprofit boards including both private nonprofit such as a local United Way Board of Directors or governmental oversite such as a local Public Library Board of Directors who are appointed by elected officials.

$ 285.00

 


There are many types of nonprofit boards including both private nonprofit such as a local United Way Board of Directors or governmental oversite such as a local Public Library Board of Directors who are appointed by elected officials.

The board of directors determines the strategic direction of the organization, sets goals, establishes appropriate policies, and hires and supervises the entity’s executive director. The board of directors also provides budgeting and fiscal oversite and in the case of nonprofits, conducts fundraising activities.

The purpose of this module is to assist board members discharge their duties and obligations while serving on a board of directors. The focus of this module is on nonprofit and governmental boards.

  1. Understand the different types of nonprofit boards.
  2. Understand the roles that board members fill.
  3. Demonstrate leadership while serving on a nonprofit board.
  4. Know the required elements for new board member orientation.
  5. Describe the role of a board member.
  6. Participate in board strategic planning.
  7. Identify the board’s mission, vision, and values.
  8. Develop strategic goals for a nonprofit board.
  9. Model ethical behaviors as a board member.
  10. Understand how to build team approaches for the board of directors. 
  11. Conduct board evaluation.
  12. Know how to be a coach, mentor, and leader within the role of a board member.
  13. Understand appropriate ways for advocacy.
  14. Address common problems that many nonprofit boards face.
  15. Conduct an annual board evaluation.
  16. Understand the unique operating considerations of faith-based boards.
  17. Differentiate the board member obligations between elected and appointed agency boards.
  18. Know what to do when problems occur.
  19. Be able to shift from a working board member role to a governing board member role. 

The Leading Edge Learning® modules are created specifically for today’s learners who demand interaction and engagement with online learning opportunities. Sequential presentation of largely static content in page-after-page delivery is not the best delivery experience for adult learners.

This module can be used for both Higher Education and in the Business Industry. For example:


Higher Education - Include the module in an undergraduate course on leadership and nonprofit board management. As an education module within a graduate program that includes leadership and nonprofit board management.  


Business, Industry, Nonprofits, & Agencies - New board member orientation. Staff training. Board planning and decision-making. Addressing board conflict and issues.  

Pricing is based on number of learner hours and the annual expected quantities. Modules are sold individually and in course packs. Contact us to develop a customized solution that works for your specific requirements.

The quantity-based pricing of this module is as follows:


1-100 Learners per Year - $285 per Learner


101-500 Learners per Year - $275 per Learner 


500+ Learners per Year - $265 per Learner


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