Board Fundamentals: Financial Governance

Embrace your financial responsibility.

The role boards and employees play in not-for-profit financial management is not always fully understood or appreciated.

This half-day session will introduce you to a wide variety of financial management strategies and discuss ways to implement financial management tools effectively.

You will walk away with a practical perspective as to what board should do and understand the different roles the board and the executive director (or employees) have with respect to proper financial management.

Who Should Attend

Board members, executive directors/CEOs or senior leaders (i.e. Directors, Managers, etc.) of not-for-profit organizations who want to gain fundamental financial governance skills.

Program Benefits

  • Identified strategies to implement current financial management best practices for your organization
  • Increased clarity on the roles of board members vs. the roles of paid staff as they relate to financial management
  • Increased confidence to carry out the fiduciary responsibilities within your role as board member

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session you be able to:

  • Describe the importance of good financial governance in the not-for-profit sector
  • Identify the financial governance responsibilities of the board
  • Read key financial statements
  • Describe the difference between charities and not-for-profit organizations and the most common areas of non-compliance

Topics

  • The Benefits of Good Financial Management
    • Understanding key information contained in the financial statements
  • Robust Financial Performance Management and Reporting System
  • A Responsible and Accountable Internal Environment
  • Important Canada Revenue Agency Rules and Regulations You Need To Know

To see if this workshop is currently scheduled, visit our upcoming learning opportunties listing

For more information, please email info@thevantagepoint.ca

Contact

info@thevantagepoint.ca
t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5

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