As an established or up-and-coming leader, you either serve on a board now or you will. How well prepared are you? How comfortable are you with the expectations of you as a director? How well do you think your board works now? What’s your accountability to the stakeholders and the operational manager? If you are in any doubt about any of these, this session is for you.
This interactive session is packed with information around board governance structures, legal obligations and important frameworks to have in place to ensure success. You can expect lively discussions about challenges that boards often face. You’ll be able to assess how your organization stacks up, and you’ll leave with concrete ideas on how to make improvements in your own organization. Bring your real-life scenarios and questions!
After this workshop, you will understand:
- Governing legislation and how to work within that framework
- The importance of relationships between the board, its stakeholders and operational body
- How to be a really good board member
About the Facilitator
Ann Moskow has worked in and with the public, academic, not-for-profit and private sectors for more than 35 years. She has a sound understanding of their different and similar challenges. As a highly experienced consultant, Ann works with boards, executives, managers and staff to focus on governance and leadership. She works with them to set their management frameworks, establish direction, and set realistic outcome expectations. Coming into the last years of her career, Ann is focused on helping to develop leadership capacity, especially in the not-for-profit / for-benefit sector. She works with those organizations on their governance structures, especially constitutions and bylaws, policies and sound management practices. She brings both a strategic focus and an attention to detail to her services.
Please note that this workshop runs 3 hours with a 15-minute coffee break. If you are staying after the "Making Decisions as a Group" workshop, lunch will not be provided - please bring a packed lunch. Coffee, tea, cookies and fruit will be available at break time.
If ticket prices, transportation, or child care expenses are a barrier for you, please contact us in advance for assistance. Limited bursaries are available.
This event is SOLD OUT. By adding your name as an RSVP, you are adding your name to a WAITLIST. If spaces open up, we will call our waitlist in order of sign-up so please provide a phone number that we can reach you at during the day!