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Best Practices in Good Governance

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 Does your nonprofit operate under best practices in good governance? What does good governance mean for your organization? Consider if your organization is accountable, responsive, and efficient? Does your board operate following the rule of law, is transparent with its practices, encourages participation by everyone and is inclusive with regard to decision making? This course will cover how to educate your board about their roles and responsibilities, how to have the right people on the bus, and how the staff and board can work better together to handle any challenges that may come their way.
Learning Objectives:
  • Board roles and responsibilities
    • Board as a whole
    • setting organizational direction
    • ensuring necessary resources
    • providing oversight
    • Individual Board Members
  • Building your board-getting the right people on the bus
    • board building cycle
    • engaged board members
    • board meetings—agendas, consent agendas, executive session, dashboards
  • Board sizes and structures
    • appropriate board size
    • other types of boards (advisory, junior)
    • committees
  • board/staff roles
    • chief executive
    • board chair
  • Checklist for a high performing board
Course will include some hands-on activities and group work. Appropriate handouts will be provided.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

TCC Regional Workforce Development Center

Amy Nisenson 

CEUs : 0.5



Registration Closes On
Thursday, October 4, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/3/2018 - 10/3/2018 Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Suffolk, TCC Regional Workforce Development Center  Map, Room: URWD-W105 Amy Nisenson