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Introduction to Board Governance: Understanding Your Roles and Responsibilities and Applying Your Learning

  • 4 Oct 2019
  • 5 Oct 2019
  • 2 sessions
  • 4 Oct 2019, 2:30 PM 5:00 PM
  • 5 Oct 2019, 8:00 AM 4:30 PM
  • Tournament Room - Woodvale Community Facility 4540 - 50 Street Edmonton, AB, T6L 6B6
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Hosted by the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations and presented by the Alberta Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women's Board Development Program (BDP)

This workshop is for you if:

  • You’re a new board member wanting to learn more about your role.
  •  You’re an experienced board member wishing to enhance your skills and work more effectively as a board team member.
  •  You want to attend by yourself or with other member(s) of your board.
  • You are interested in working through case studies and practical activities to help you apply your learning.

This workshop covers topics that concern all boards of incorporated non-profit societies including:

  • Understanding one’s legal landscape and legal responsibilities
  • Concepts of governance and understanding the roles and responsibilities of board members
  • Liability and risk management and the link to policy development
  • An overview of organizational planning and financial responsibilities
  • Building a strong team and effective relationships
  •  Effective meetings and making the most of committees
  • Creating an effective structure to ensure work gets done

Note: this workshop does NOT include strategic planning.

The program will run Friday, October 4, 2019 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm and Saturday, October 5, 2019 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Woodvale Community Facility.


A full refund can be issued no later than 14 days prior to the event. 



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