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Telfer School of Management

Not-For-Profit Governance Essentials Program (NFP Program)

May 25—26, 2020
2 days
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
CAD 2500 ≈USD 1883
CAD 1250 per day

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Description

The Not-For-Profit Governance Essentials Program (NFP Program) is an intensive two-day program taught by prominent faculty from Canada’s leading business schools and some of our country’s most accomplished directors. This innovative program will provide learning on key accountabilities and responsibilities of not-for-profit leaders by making extensive use of team-based, facilitated learning to ensure that participants learn not only from faculty but also from their peers. This program is delivered by the Telfer School of Management in partnership with the ICD and the Rotman School of Management, and with the sponsorship of TELUS and RBC Foundation.

What You Will Learn

  • A greater appreciation of the not-for-profit sector and its importance to Canada
  • An understanding of principal roles and duties of a Director
  • Models of governance and the Board role in setting the vision and strategy
  • How to influence and lead change
  • How to manage stakeholder relations

Program Takeaways

  • Clarity regarding the role and duties of a director
  • Best practices and checklists for boards in the not-for-profit sector
  • Tools and strategies for exercising influence and leading change
  • How the Board can lead development of the vision and strategy of the organization

Who should attend

  • Directors and board members of both small and large not-for-profits
  • CEOs and executive directors of small and large not-for-profits
  • Individuals who have demonstrated experience with, or a desire to become involved in, the governance of not-for-profit organizations

Experts

Bio Richard Powers is the National Academic Director, Directors Education Program and Governance Essentials Program. Rick recently completed a 5-year term as the Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Rotman MBA and Master of Finance Programs. A recipient of numerous teaching awards, Rick’...