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Leadership and Strategy for Boards and Staff

Overview:

Expand your understanding of leadership within the not-for-profit sector with the Leadership and Strategy for Boards and Staff course. Understand various models of governance with the not-for-profit sector and best practices for risk management to incorporate in your organization's structure. Also learn about the roles of leadership, advocacy and government relationships to help your organization achieve success.

This course applies to the Not-for-Profit Leadership Certificate Program.


Who should attend?

You may use the knowledge and skills developed through this course to [insert description], such as:

  • Executives, CEOs, managers and supervisors of not-for-profit organizations;
  • Operations managers and strategic planners of not-for-profit organizations; and
  • Board members, volunteers and leaders of not-for-profit organizations.

What you'll learn:

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Understand various models of governance in not-for-profit organizations;
  • Understand risk management and leadership and their roles within not-for-profit organizations; and
  • Understand the role and importance of advocacy and government relations to not-for-profit organizations. 

Fall 2023:

Course Dates
Leadership and Strategy for Boards and Staff (Part 1) Monday October 23, 2023 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Leadership and Strategy for Boards and Staff (Part 2) Wednesday October 25, 2023 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

*Schedule is subject to change.

Registration is open to all!

Current or previous work and/or volunteer experience in the not-for-profit sector is recommended.

COVID-19 update: All Continuous Learning sessions are being offered online until further notice. Online participation instructions will be emailed to registered learners before the start of their courses/workshops. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

Online meeting times

This program has online meeting times. This means you must attend the virtual class at the specified date and time (see the Schedule tab).

Google Meet or Kaltura Virtual Classroom (through Catalog) will be used for online delivery of this program to support interaction and engagement.

This course may include, but is not limited to:

  • Content presentations and/or videos;
  • Hands-on exercises;
  • Case discussions and simulations;
  • Group and individual work (assignments/quizzes);
  • Concept and topic discussions; and
  • Topic reflections.

Technology requirements

Video conferencing

Online learning requirements:

  • Computer or device with internet access
  • Stable internet or data connection
  • Microphone
  • Webcam*
  • Audio device (examples: speakers, headphones/earbuds, headset)

*Webcam is preferred but not required.

Material requirements

There are no additional materials required for this program. 

Fees

$450 CAD for the course + HST

Discounts

The Alumni/Staff Discount applies to registration in this full program and these individual classes.

If you are alumni or staff, contact continuouslearning@ontariotechu.ca with your Student/Banner ID before registering for details about how to apply this discount.

Registration

You can register for this course through the secure online registration form. All course fees must be paid at the time of registration.

To successfully complete the course, you must:

  • Register and make full payment for the course;
  • Attend all course meeting times; 
  • Actively participate in all components of the course; and
  • Successfully complete any assigned work.

This is an open enrolment course.

Those completing 間眅埶AV University Continuous Learning open enrolment offerings (e.g. certificate programs, courses, workshops, microcertifications, etc.) are subject to the policies of 間眅埶AV University and Continuous Learning. 間眅埶AV policies can be found in the . Continuous Learning policies can be found in the Regulations section of the Continuous Learning website. Specifically, those completing open enrolment offerings are expected to adhere to the General and Open enrolment regulations.


Related offerings

Applies to

Not-for-Profit Leadership Certificate Program

Not-for-Profit Leadership Certificate Program

Related courses

Legislation and Governance

Legislation and Governance

Managing Finance and Report Requirements for Boards and Staff

Managing Finance and Report Requirements for Boards and Staff

Revenue Generation and Operation Management

Revenue Generation and Operation Management

Communications and Marketing in a Digital Age

Communications and Marketing in a Digital Age

People Management - Staff and Volunteers

People Management - Staff and Volunteers


 Registration Status
Registration 2023:

Location
Online

 Date
Fall 2023: Monday October 23 and WednesdayOctober 25, 2023; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Credential
Course completion**

**Applies to the Not-for-Profit Leadership Certificate Program

 Fees
$450 for course + HST 

Contact Information: continuouslearning@ontariotechu.ca