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NFP Board governance and effectiveness … How does yours rate?

This eLearning course will provide you with a clear understanding of what ‘Good -governance’ looks like, the five ‘Must-Dos’ that will produce high standards of board effectiveness, and how to make an objective assessment of your board’s current standards.

Key Skills

Governance Skills

Leadership

Strategic Thinking

Teamwork

Course Summary

  • A clear understanding of the meaning of ‘Good-Governance’
  • Insights into the 5 core characteristics exhibited by effective boards and committees
  • The ability to assess your own organisation’s current standards
  • Knowledge of how to make improvements and where to get help
  • Board/committee chairs
  • Board/committee members
  • CEOs
  • Chief operating officers
  • Chief financial officers
  • Those considering joining an NFP board or committee

The fact is that unless your organisation is well-governed, it will struggle to survive, let alone thrive!

Good governance is a fundamental responsibility of the board, and it’s not something that can be delegated. The fact is that without it, your NFP will struggle to fulfil its mission or have much of a positive impact.

This eLearning course will provide you with a clear understanding of what ‘Good -governance’ looks like, the five ‘Must-Dos’ that will produce high standards of board effectiveness, and how to make an objective assessment of your board’s current standards.

  • The true meaning of ‘Governance’
  • The five fundamental characteristics of an effective and well-governed board
  • What to do if your board is falling short
  • Understand why Good Governance is so important
  • How to assess the governance standards and effectiveness of your board

This course is delivered as a self-paced eLearning course, providing you with 30-days of access to engaging video content and learning material. The content is easy to navigate through our online learning platform, with the content and resources all in one place.

Peter Holdsworth - Pathways Australia

Peter Holdsworth – Facilitator 

Peter Holdsworth has spent most of his professional career leading, managing, and advising community service organisations, so he has unique insights into what works and what doesn’t… particularly in the art of management. He has post-graduate qualifications in management, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and is a Churchill Fellow. He also sits on the boards of four community service organisations. His presentations are practical, engaging, and memorable!

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This eLearning course is offered in a course bundle

In-House Courses

We can conduct any of courses specifically for your staff at your premises. This may prove to be cost-effective and, of course, we can tailor our programs to meet the specific requirements of your organisation and participants. 

Client Testimonials

“Very useful, practical and engaging course. Lots of tips to go away and reflect on”

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“Fantastic! Really helpful … introduced me to new concepts that I have not heard of before.”

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