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Open Training Session: Non-Profit Governance Essentials

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Peterborough Public Library

345 Aylmer Street North

Peterborough, ON K9H 3V7

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3-hour interactive governance training session that identifies best practices and tangible strategies for implementation. Lunch is included!

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Who is this Session For?

This session has been designed for leaders in the non-profit sector: Board members, Board chairs, Executive Directors and CEOs.

What Will You Gain from this Session?

Based on years of practical first-hand experience, this session is designed to tackle the most common issues that have the greatest impact on overall board effectiveness.

You will leave the training with a tangible plan for improving the governance of your non-profit organization.

What Topics Does this Session Cover?

  • What are the most common challenges faced by boards and how can you overcome them?
  • What are the common characteristics of outstanding boards?
  • How can you conduct Board business both efficiently and thoroughly?
  • What is the role of the Board, and of each of the Directors?
  • What are the fiduciary obligations of directors?
  • What is the role of the staff and how does it differ from the Board’s role?
  • How do we know we are getting the “right” information from management?
  • What’s the difference between a “working board” and a “governance board”?
  • What is acceptable risk? How can we get good advice?
  • What about conflict of interest?
  • What is changing in “good governance” in the non-profit sector?

Who is Leading the Session?

The session will be lead by Jonathan Bennett, C.Dir., the founder Laridae, a full-service management consulting agency who work exclusively with clients in the non-profit and public sectors. Jonathan provides sought-after strategic counsel to leaders, executive teams, and boards across Ontario.

With experience in urban, rural, remote, and First Nations communities, Jonathan’s expertise is in strategic planning, governance, change management, and communications. Before founding Laridae, he held leadership roles at a large regional hospital, as well as education and social services organizations.

A widely published and award-winning writer, Jonathan is the author of seven books. An experienced director, Jonathan currently serves as the Chair of the Board of the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN). He obtained his Chartered Director certification (C.Dir.) through McMaster University.

Do you accept other methods of payment?

Yes! We also accept electronic funds transfers and cheques. We will contact you after you register to arrange payment.

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Peterborough Public Library

345 Aylmer Street North

Peterborough, ON K9H 3V7

Canada

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