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LI Certificate Series: Board Governance

$140.00
SKU: G-43413

Description:

Board Governance is one of eight nonprofit management courses in the Learning Institute Certificate series. The course presents standard nonprofit concepts, vocabulary, and strategies through a 90-minute video presentation. A downloadable participant guide reinforces the presentation and contains worksheets and an Organizational Assessment Tool to assist with post-training implementation. The course takes from six to nine hours to complete and is available online for one year.

Benefits for Organizations

If you lead or manage a nonprofit organization or public library, you can learn how to:

  • Assess board composition
  • Find and recruit members to build a diverse board
  • Use creative approaches to board orientation and training
  • Build board members' commitment to the organization's mission
Expert Teacher

The course was prepared by Carol Weisman, president of Board Builders and a speaker, author, trainer, and consultant who specializes in volunteerism, fundraising, and governance. The course moderator is Joan Cybela, a professor and distance education specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

Test Your Computer Before Requesting

Before you request this product, test your computer's ability to play the video presentation by playing the samples at: http://www.snpo.org/lino/catalog/samples.php.

Certificate, CEUs, and CAE Credits Available

Participants can earn 0.6 of a continuing education unit (CEU) and 6 certified association executive (CAE) credits for each course by submitting a registration form and successfully completing assignments. Successful completion of assignments for the entire eight-part series entitles participants to the Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the Society for Nonprofits and Michigan State University Extension.

Choose Carefully

The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the product cannot be exchanged.

Obtaining This Product

When your donation request has been approved, TechSoup Canada will send a message to your organization email address with instructions for obtaining and activating this product.

Requirements:

  • Software:
    • Windows operating system
    • Web browser set to allow videos to play in web pages and with pop-up blockers disabled temporarily. The site is optimized for Internet Explorer 6 with Windows Media Player 7.1+.
    • To test a computer's ability to play Learning Institute videos, play the samples at: http://www.snpo.org/lino/catalog/samples.php.
  • Other:
    • Internet connection