Self-Paced Community and Board Leadership Training

$145.00

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Volunteer Ottawa’s Self Paced Community and Board Leadership Training is designed to equip current and prospective board members with the knowledge and skills necessary to govern with confidence and expand their impact in their community.

 

Our curricula is available in English and French and is built on the experience of being a director starting at the consideration stage when first thinking about joining a board to the application process and ultimately carrying out board functions.

 

Content and Curricula

Volunteer Ottawa’s Self Paced Community and Board Leadership Training is divided into two components: Module 1: Fundamentals and Module 2: Insights.

 

Module 1 – Board Leadership and Fundamentals

Lesson 1: Getting Involved

  • What are not-for-profit organizations?
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion in NFPs
  • Common NFP terminology

Lesson 2: How to Volunteer as a NFP Director?

  • Before applying to join a board of directors
  • How to join a board
  • Leaning on what makes you unique

Lesson 3: Being a new Director

  • Welcome to the board
  • The role of boards
  • Bringing yourself on board
  • Being a responsible director

Lesson 4: How do boards work in practice?

  • Committees
  • Meetings
  • Decision-making

Lesson 5: Exploring key board functions

  • What are a board’s core functions?
  • Set and monitor direction
  • Ensure compliance and accountability
  • Responsible stewardship
  • Community and stakeholder relations
  • Capstone scenario

 

Module 2 – Board Leadership Insights

Lesson 1: Leading to make a difference

  • Boards and nonprofits: the broader landscape
  • Continuity and change
  • Board insights for advancing EDI

Lesson 2: Exercising good governance

  • Governance: models and board responsibilities
  • Good governance
  • Policy development
  • Board development

Lesson 3: Responsibly stewarding resources

  • Responsible stewardship
  • Finances: understanding budgets and income statements
  • Finances: a closer look at statements and revenues
  • People and Culture
  • Performance monitoring

Lesson 4: Ethics and Risk Management

  • Care, ethics and risk
  • Managing risk
  • Boards and ethics
  • Risk and change
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Capstone scenario

 

Purchase

To purchase, click “join event” below!

Individual seat includes:

  • Access to Module 1 and 2 for 1 year, to complete in your own time
  • Certificate of completion

Looking for 10+ seats? Contact [email protected] before purchasing for a Custom Bulk Pricing Quote

 

Upon Purchase, you will receive a link to access the training within 24 hours, Sunday-Thursday and within 48 hours Friday-Saturday. 

Self-Paced Community and Board Leadership Training

$145.00

Volunteer Ottawa’s Self Paced Community and Board Leadership Training is designed to equip current and prospective board members with the knowledge and skills necessary to govern with confidence and expand their impact in their community.

 

Click “join this event” below to purchase your seat in this self-paced training. Please note: this is not a live training and is not free for VO Members.

Upon Purchase, you will receive a link to access the training within 24 hours, Sunday-Thursday and within 48 hours Friday-Saturday. 

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