Board Fundamentals: Roles & Responsibilities

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Engage your board and align their work with organizational values and vision

A highly effective and engaged board has clarity around roles, responsibilities and aligns their work and performance with organizational values and vision.

This workshop focuses on board members’ key responsibilities and moves boards out of operations and into the “big picture”.

Program Details

Date & Time: August 24, 2017 l 5:30 - 8:30pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver 
Cost: Member - $95.00; Non-member - $110.00

Program Benefits

You will walk away with:

  • Increased confidence to carry out your role as board member
  • Increased clarity on the roles of board members vs. the roles of staff and operational volunteers
  • A more engaged board and stronger alignment to the organizational mission and vision
  • Tools to increase the effectiveness of your board meetings

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Define the roles and responsibilities of board members
  • Differentiate between operational and governance decisions
  • Apply practices that build effective boards in the areas of board structure, role clarity, board meetings, and board recruitment, training and development

Workshop Content

  • Eight key board responsibilities
  • The role of oversight
  • Governance vs operations perspective
  • Board development, recruitment and training
  • Meeting management
  • Committee structure and board tools

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Date: August 24, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
1183 Melville St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5
City of Vancouver
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Bruce Robinson

Bruce Robinson will be facilitating the workshop Board Fundamentals: Roles and Responsibilities at Vantage Point in Vancouver BC.

Bruce is a business leader who excels in strategic development, leadership development, governance education, financial management, marketing and brand development. Bruce is Chartered Professional Accountant with a Certified Managment Accountant legacy designation. This training is the foundation for the development of a diverse set of skills through which he provides innovative leadership. Bruce has transformed the governance of a major Canadian National Sport Organization (NSO), led the redesign of the organization's brand, developed a strategic vision that boldly pushes the organization to adopt a more business-centric approach that supports the organization's vision and mission, provides leadership training and governance training to non-profit organizations and is an acknowledged leader within the Canadian amateur sport sector.

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1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


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